Even A Tree Can Shed Tears: Japanese Folk & Rock 1969 - 1973

‘Even A Tree Can Shed Tears: Japanese Folk & Rock 1969-73’ (Album)

October 20, 2017 in Music Reviews

The first in an exciting series of compilations exploring Japanese music is an enthralling collection of folk and rock songs… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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‘Drum’ by Gold Class (Album)

October 18, 2017 in Music Reviews

Australian punk four-piece bring the world their record of defiance, written from a vulnerable place, lost in a dark world… Tags: , , ,

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‘Earl Grey’ by Girl Ray (Album)

October 13, 2017 in Music Reviews

The road to adulthood is fraught with dramas and despair. Girl Ray document everything in a unique and refreshing way… Tags: , , , , , ,

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‘Psychic Tears’ by Esther Joy (EP)

October 11, 2017 in Music Reviews

This London-based songwriter and producer doesn’t stay in one place for too long and her latest EP tells us why… Tags: , , ,

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‘The Nordic Mellow’ by Siv Jakobsen (Album)

October 7, 2017 in Music Reviews

It’s clear this Norwegian singer knows the pain and anguish of loss; it lives in her music and poetic lyrics… Tags: , , , , ,

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‘Jelly’ by Charmpit (EP)

October 3, 2017 in Music Reviews

This impressive Californian pop-punk band has crossed the Atlantic to deliver bright harmonies and sparkle to the UK and Europe… Tags: , , , ,

Fairport Convention 'Come All Ye – The First 10 Years' album cover

‘Come All Ye – The First 10 Years’ by Fairport Convention (Album)

October 1, 2017 in Music Reviews

This extensive collection features classics and dozens of unreleased tracks from the early days of the British folk rock pioneers… Tags: , , , , , ,

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‘Good’ by The Stevens (Album)

September 29, 2017 in Music Reviews

This lo-fi four-piece put a lot into their short songs, but could be more selective putting together the track list… Tags: , , , , , ,

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’12 Songs’ by Dean Friedman (Album)

September 19, 2017 in Music Reviews

More than 40 years since the release of his debut album, this American singer-songwriter is still serving up the goods… Tags: , ,

Ariel Pink 'Dedicated To Bobby Jameson' album cover

‘Dedicated To Bobby Jameson’ by Ariel Pink (Album)

September 18, 2017 in Music Reviews

Inspired by the life and times of a fellow Los Angeles musician, the master of B movie pop is back… Tags: , , , ,

McGoozer 'Songs From The Mirror' album cover

‘Songs From The Mirror’ by McGoozer (Album)

September 13, 2017 in Music Reviews

Scottish singer Paul McGee is making up for lost time with the release of his debut offering of well-crafted pop… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Leave Home 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

‘Leave Home 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition’ by Ramones (Album)

August 9, 2017 in Music Reviews

This three-CD/one-LP Deluxe Edition features a 40th anniversary mix, a remastered version of the original mix, rarities, and unreleased recordings… Tags: , , , , , ,

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‘Something To Tell You’ by Haim (Album)

August 3, 2017 in Music Reviews

The sisters from The Valley return with their second album and it’s full of lovingly crafted pop-rock and R&B masterpieces… Tags: , , , , ,

Elizabeth Preston EP sleeve

‘Elizabeth Preston’ by Elizabeth Preston (EP)

August 1, 2017 in Music Reviews

On this loopy cellist’s debut, each song starts with a grain of an idea before turning into something more textured… Tags: , , , , , , ,

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‘Gush’ by Kill West (Album)

July 26, 2017 in Music Reviews

Straight Outta Argentina; this four-piece are looking to build upon the exposure that their debut album received with this follow-up… Tags: , , , , , ,

Jonathan Jackson + Enation 'Anthems For The Apocalypse' album artwork by Richard Lee Jackson

‘Anthems For The Apocalypse’ by Jonathan Jackson + Enation (Album)

July 19, 2017 in Music Reviews

The ‘Nashville’ actor and his band return with another offering of anthemic rock music packed with both riffs and emotion… Tags: , , ,

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‘Here I Am’ by Frankie Oliver (Album)

July 18, 2017 in Music Reviews

Signed to Island Records during the 90s as a reggae artist, this London cabbie returns with a new soul album… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

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‘Chuck’ by Chuck Berry (Album)

July 16, 2017 in Music Reviews

On his last album, the iconic rock ‘n’ roll star proves that he was rocking right until the very end… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

88 Fingers Louie 'Thank You For Being A Friend' album artwork

‘Thank You For Being a Friend’ by 88 Fingers Louie (Album)

July 10, 2017 in Music Reviews

19 years is a long time between albums; some fans weren’t even alive. But now 88 Fingers Louie are back… Tags: , , , , , ,

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‘Crack-Up’ by Fleet Foxes (Album)

July 6, 2017 in Music Reviews

Robin Pecknold and the gang finally return with an ambitious new album of meandering alt-folk that’s well worth the wait… Tags: , , , , , ,