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
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
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
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
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’
Twin Atlantic have recently returned with aplomb on the release of their fourth album 'POWER' last month - also their first release with Virgin EMI - and will be heading out on a UK tour next month in support of this incredible release. Following a main stage performance at Reading & Leeds as well as … Continue reading Twin Atlantic to play Brighton’s Concorde 2 in March in support of new album
SWMRS have made their long-awaited comeback with new single 'April in Houston'.
Slaves are back with their 3rd album, a progressive one which doesn't abandon what everyone loves about them. Read more...