Category: Reviews

Ásgeir – Afterglow

Ásgeir – Afterglow

[Pod / Inertia] Sometimes you hear a song or an album playing in a café and think: “This is interesting, ...
Slowdive – Slowdive

Slowdive – Slowdive

[Dead Oceans] Picking up where dreamily ambient 1993 album Souvlaki left off, Slowdive get the wistful, psychedelic trip happening again on opening ...
Soundtrack – Singles (Deluxe Edition)

Soundtrack – Singles (Deluxe Edition)

[Epic/Sony] Here we can re-live the 1990s alternative music scene when intense post-punk bands released albums that went straight to ...
Frenzal Rhomb – Hi-Vis High Tea

Frenzal Rhomb – Hi-Vis High Tea

[Fat Wreck Records] Album number nine for Frenzal Rhomb comes six years after the band last visited the punk rock ...
I’d Die For You & Other Lost Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald

I’d Die For You & Other Lost Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald

[Scribner; 2017] It can pay to be wary of offerings that appear in a puff of posthumous magic, bearing adjectives ...
DJ Khaled – ‘I’m The One’

DJ Khaled – ‘I’m The One’

DJ Khaled is an #Instagram #Influencer who parleyed a radio gig into a near constant string of guest spots and ...
Broken Social Scene – ‘Skyline’

Broken Social Scene – ‘Skyline’

The “it” Canadian indie rock supergroup, for those unacquainted, Broken Social Scene has always been built around big rock hooks, ...
Deputy Chief Warden – ‘Invited To Parties’

Deputy Chief Warden – ‘Invited To Parties’

Occasionally a new face hits the scene and produces something really unexpected, but really good. At just 15 years old, ...
The Newsletters – ‘Tuesday’

The Newsletters – ‘Tuesday’

Fronted by Conor Hutchison (ex-Cat Cat), The Newsletters have been building towards something like this for a while. ‘Tuesday’ combines ...
Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant

“One wrong note can destroy an entire symphony.” Quite an apt description for what the prequels are doing to the ...