Category Archives: Reviews

Review // Girlpool – ‘Before The World Was Big’

  Throwing blanket assumptions onto bands are always something that can irk and irritate bands and fans alike. But good golly am I about to envelop Girlpool, in an Ikea double duvet sized set of LOVE. This Wichita released debut album … Continue reading

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Review // Shura – ‘White Light’

  It’s not hard to see why this was Annie Mac’s hottest record of the week – West Londoner Shura is set to be one of 2015’s greatest stars. It feels like an age since we last heard anything from … Continue reading

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Watch // FVC – ‘Rain’

After announcing in February that there would be a video for track ‘Rain,’ it is now here and it sure is a good one. FVC (full name Florence Van Camerijk) has appeared in Rory Atwell’s Warm Brains, Oscar and Parlour, … Continue reading

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Review // Girl Band – ‘Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage?’

The video for Girl Band’s cover of Blawan’s ‘Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage?’ has a particular grim narrative of a mortician at work. The video was shot by Bob Gallagher and shows an old man strip a … Continue reading

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Review // PJ Harvey – Recording In Progress

  Dorset born singer / songwriter PJ Harvey announced earlier this year that she would be inviting fans to come and watch her record her 9th studio album in an exhibition at Somerset House. Tickets were snapped up fast but … Continue reading

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Review // PROM – ‘Cry Baby Cry’

  ‘Cry Baby Cry’ by the London- based new punk rockers: PROM is an exciting track. It is a relentless tune that doesn’t seem to tire. A great grungy debut from the murky underground that will bounce out of your … Continue reading

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Review // Demob Happy – ‘Succubus’

  ‘Grunge soul’ is back in the form of Newcastle foursome, Demob Happy. Described in the past as the type of gnarly-show makers who “make you feel the speakers in your sneakers,” they have been compared to have the same … Continue reading

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Review // Is Tropical – ‘Black Anything Part 1

  Is Tropical have announced their new album, Black Anything which will contain captured sounds and ambient impressions of the many places the band have visited. It aims to reflect the excitement and impulsiveness of the creative process within song … Continue reading

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Review // Kindness – ‘Otherness’

  Pharrell, Justin, (and the rest), move over. We’ve got a new Pop Prince in town. Kindness, AKA Adam Bainbridge, is back with his second studio album, Otherness. Following his debut, World, You Need A Change Of Mind, Kindness has … Continue reading

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Review // Black Moth – ‘Condemned To Hope’

  Rising out of the Leeds underground scene, Black Moth have taken the North by storm and in the wake of their second album, Condemned To Hope, the rock quintet are set to do the same for the ENTIRE GLOBE. … Continue reading

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Review // Death From Above 1979 – ‘The Physical World’

  In 2004, Death From Above 1979 released their debut album You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine. The LP was a full-on assault to the senses, a noise rock album that was bruising and riff-heavy but also maintained a decisive … Continue reading

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Review // Empty Pools – ‘Liberation Prayers’

    Bristolians Empty Pools are at something of a crossroads in their musical lives. With singer Leah Pritchard announcing that she “no longer wishes to do the band,” the group find themselves releasing an EP in which her vocals … Continue reading

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