Wednesday, 29 August 2018

IDLES 'Joy as an Act of Resistance' (ALBUM REVIEW)



One of the most endearing things about IDLES when they cannoned into the collective consciousness with chaotic and utterly brilliant debut album Brutalism was the unashamed Tory-bashing in raucous ode to the working class ‘Mother’. 

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

BC Camplight 'Deportation Blues' (ALBUM REVIEW)


Can art truly be separated from its artist? A fascinating question, debated by many and one to which there is likely no final answer,  but you would struggle to slide a Rizla between American singer-songwriter BC Camplight and his latest record, the all too aptly-titled Deportation Blues.

Sunday, 12 August 2018

White Denim 'Performance' (ALBUM REVIEW)


Despite White Denim’s head honcho James Petralli claiming his band simply purvey “interesting up-tempo rock and roll”, every record preceding latest release ‘Performance’ has always drawn on a broad swathe of contemporary musical styles, the Texas quartet keeping the listener guessing at every turn.