Tuesday, 31 May 2016

onDeadWaves 'self titled' - (ALBUM REVIEW)

"...The catchy road-trip feel of lead-off single ‘California’ resembles a contemporary take on a 60s psychedelic throwback, also arguably the pick of the tunes here, a crisp Byrdsy jangle interspersed with a thrillingly ethereal urgent vocal..."

Monday, 23 May 2016

Triptick (IX) - Roosters Brewing Co.

Here at Plus One we love to keep it local (not ‘The League Of Gentlemen’ sort of local) so we were thrilled when Yorkshire based brewery 'Roosters' sent us over a trio of tipples to enjoy. Roosters have been around for quite some time now in the grand scheme of things, 1993 they first hit the scene starting off with an all cask affair. Since then however they have been keen to stay relevant, adding keg, cans and bottles to their range in 2014 after investing in a canning line. 

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Lost In The Supermarket... (BEER REVIEW)

'Craft' beer in supermarkets is nothing new, after all Brewdog have had a presence in Tesco for over six years, but recently there appears to be a concerted effort amongst the big five (and discount retailers) to supercharge their beer aisles. With sales of beer stagnating across larger food retails outlets, it's about time there was a more diverse offering, and generally speaking, most drinkers are as receptive to a bargain pale ale as they are to a limited release Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout. 

Saturday, 14 May 2016

Mutual Benefit 'Skip A Sinking Stone' (ALBUM REVIEW)

"...The closing half is more stark and thoughtful, perhaps a reflection of subsequent relationship difficulties, not to mention the effect of finding himself cocooned within the Big Apple where the latter material was put together".