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: 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’