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: 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: 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’