ALBUM REVIEW: Sea Girls – Open Up Your Head

Over the past decade the indie genre has stagnated, wallowing in a bottomless pool of its own egocentrism. Each of the once-renowned heroes— The Strokes and The Killers in particular, often cited as inspirations for London-based Sea Girls—  have taken a stab at rejuvenating indie’s verbose self-indulgence over the past few years, with varying levels … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Sea Girls – Open Up Your Head

ALBUM REVIEW: Jack Garratt – Love, Death & Dancing

Jack Garratt, with his debut album Phase, proved himself to be the epitome of a ‘solo artist’. Writing, performing and producing everything on his debut album; the successes of the EDM-pop virtuoso struck a chord with the world. After a sold-out UK tour and a successfully-selling debut, Garratt returns with his second album Love, Death & Dancing after releasing … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Jack Garratt – Love, Death & Dancing

ALBUM REVIEW: The 1975 – Notes On A Conditional Form

We either listen to the new The 1975 album, or we don’t. Unlike Greta Thunberg’s message in the eponymous opening track, there are no consequences to our selfish or selfless minds if we do, or don’t, listen to the 1975’s fourth album. Photo Credit: Mara Palena The 1975’s pre-NOACF-release reputation became damaged with the optimistic and … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The 1975 – Notes On A Conditional Form

SINGLE REVIEW: Car Seat Headrest – ‘Hollywood’

Car Seat Headrest’s single Hollywood, taken from upcoming album Making A Door Less Open, is a refreshing and welcome damnation of the place where people go to make their dreams come true. Photo Credit: Carlos Cruz Frontman Will Toledo pays homage to alt rock and the poetry of spoken word with a more agitated sound … Continue reading SINGLE REVIEW: Car Seat Headrest – ‘Hollywood’

ALBUM REVIEW: Ed O’Brien makes his solo debut with ‘Earth’

“I never planned it” usually refers to eating the entire tray of banana bread in one sitting, or being sat in the pub eight pints deep on a Thursday night after only going out for a quick one. Ed O’Brien, however, proclaims he ‘never planned to make a solo record.' After three decades and nine … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Ed O’Brien makes his solo debut with ‘Earth’

ALBUM REVIEW: King Charles – ‘Out Of My Mind’

Returning with his third studio album, Charles Costa (aka King Charles) has released Out of My Mind, a sonically incoherent yet lyrically revealing album into Charles’ discovery of his identity and musicianship. Although classed as an alt-rock-folk-indie etcetera artist, this new album offers a new twist of all said genres, encompassing a number of bold synthesisers … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: King Charles – ‘Out Of My Mind’

ALBUMS OF THE YEAR… SO FAR

As March has finally come to an end and spring has started, we are a third of the way through a turbulent year where the world and entire music industry are on hold. Here we look back on our favourite albums released in the first chapter of this year. You may discover new music to … Continue reading ALBUMS OF THE YEAR… SO FAR

ALBUM REVIEW: Sorry – ‘925’

Emerging out of the increasingly repetitive London post-punk scene, Asha Lorenz and Louis O’Bryen (joined by bassist Campbell Baum and Lincoln Barrett on drums) deftly set themselves apart from their contemporaries. 925 is the consequence of three years of experimentalism and Sorry are redefining what it means to be a ‘guitar band’ in the modern … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Sorry – ‘925’

LIVE REVIEW: DMA’S @ Brixton Academy – 06.03.2020

DMA'S played to a sold-out Brixton Academy on Friday ahead of their new album 'The Glow' due April 24th. DMA'S Support comes from Bad Dreems & Everyone You Know, with both bands kicking off the night and getting the crowd ready for what's still to come. DMA'S erupt on stage soon after to chants of … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: DMA’S @ Brixton Academy – 06.03.2020

PHOTOS: Apre @ Green Door Store – 26.02.2020

Apre stopped off in Brighton for the penultimate date of their huge headline UK tour. This gig happened to be their debut headline show in Brighton, after supporting artists like Friendly Fires and Inhaler, and Green Door Store was the perfect venue for this impressive gig. Apre Support came from Polly Money & Weird Milk, … Continue reading PHOTOS: Apre @ Green Door Store – 26.02.2020