Thursday, 28 April 2016

Dälek 'Asphalt For Eden' (ALBUM REVIEW)

"Brooding opener ‘Shattered’ stalks through a minor key on the back of industrial synths still twisting hip-hop past its comfort zone, and ‘Critical’ bristles with even more latent energy..."

Monday, 25 April 2016

Basia Bulat, Leeds Headrow House – April 16th 2016 (LIVE REVIEW)

"...Whether old or new, what is in no doubt is that all Bulat’s songs are beautifully written as well as nailed to within an inch of their lives on stage tonight..."

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Brewed & Reviewed: Cloudwater

Plus One Magazine is proud to present to you, the first in our new series of articles; Brewed & Reviewed. We’ll be bringing all the latest beers from your favourite U.K based breweries, as well as news, reviews, opinions and anything else in between.

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Etches - Leeds Headrow House, April 6th 2016

"...Next up is the excellent ‘Charm Offensive’ perhaps the pick of the songs tonight as the twin guitar assault works in perfect harmony, keeping together the mid-paced yet fleet footed rhythm with the electronica effects making nice noises around the edges. The sultry slow burner ‘The Great Void’ is one of the EP tracks as is also the fine closer to the set ‘Do Nothing’..."

Monday, 4 April 2016

Yeasayer 'Amen & Goodbye' (ALBUM REVIEW)

It has been a nail biting four year wait, but the fourth studio album from experimental rockers Yeasayer is finally here. The Brooklyn-based trio will release their distinctly named record Amen & Goodbye via Mute on 1 April 2016. Expect psychedelic pop beats and rippling harmonies in abundance...

Sunday, 3 April 2016

DIIV - Leeds Belgrave Music Hall, March 22nd 2016

"...Halfway through the set Cole simply stops playing mid-song as he clutches his head turning away from the crowd. A few awkward moments later he turns back wiping away his tears. ‘This is so embarrassing,” he tells the crowd. From this point on and for the rest of the set he barely faces the crowd again..."

Seeing Diiv live was met with a certain level of intrigue as I wondered through the doors of The Belgrave Music Hall to an already packed out room. This is a band that never seem too far away from controversy. With Zachary Cole’s heavily publicized drug problems, Devin Ruben Perez dubious on-line comments and Colby Hewitt dismissal having all hit the alternative press headlines.