Horse Party

Cover Your Eyes by Horse Party (Album)

May 13, 2014 in Music

On debut ‘Cover Your Eyes’, Horse Party make a case for being one of the most exciting new bands around…

Blair Dunlop-House Of Jacks

House Of Jacks by Blair Dunlop (Album)

May 11, 2014 in Music

On his sophomore release ‘House Of Jacks’, award-winning folk songwriter Blair Dunlop displays a craftsmanship that taps into southern bluegrass…

So Many Animal Calls-Stories

Stories by So Many Animal Calls (Single)

May 10, 2014 in Music

With this indie-rock tale, Glasgow four-piece So Many Animal Calls prove worthy additions to the canon of emotionally-tinged guitar pop…

Annie Eve-Feversome

Feversome by Annie Eve (EP)

May 9, 2014 in Music

Annie Eve’s ‘Feversome EP’ features three tracks of emotional, country-tinged folk that boast much potential for bigger things to come…

Great Minds Think Alike, All Brains Taste The Same by Happyness (Single)

May 8, 2014 in Music

London trio Happyness offer fans a dose of summer on single ‘Great Minds Think Alike, All Brains Taste The Same’…

Don’t Point Your Finger [Deluxe Edition] and Third Degree [Deluxe Edition] by Nine Below Zero (Albums)

May 7, 2014 in Music

Two classic albums from the point when NBZ took their bar-locked R&B and attempted to produce something with wider appeal…

Boho Dancer

Gemini by Boho Dancer (Album)

May 2, 2014 in Music

On ‘Gemini’, Danish trio Boho Dancer strike out as a folk collective with the songwriting quality to last the distance…

Stillness_And_Panic

Stillness And Panic by Hanne Kolstø (Album)

April 20, 2014 in Music

Solo album number three sees Norwegian songwriter Hanne Kolstø trading in darkly infectious atmospherics that are befitting of her homeland…

Sooner by Doe (EP)

April 18, 2014 in Music

London three piece Doe take the blueprint of Lou Barlow and display hints of greatness on their excellent EP ‘Sooner’…

Owls Two

Two by Owls (Album)

April 9, 2014 in Music

Post-hardcore legends Tim and Mike Kinsella return for album number ‘Two’and once again tap into their fans’ state of mind…

Francobollo Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking by Francobollo (Single)

April 9, 2014 in Music

‘Stephen Hawking’ sees Francobollo succeed in their ambition to conjure a mainstream-friendly indie sound with a hint of the underground…

Simone Felice Strangers

Strangers by Simone Felice (Album)

April 4, 2014 in Music

Album two sees New York’s Simone Felice once again mark himself out as a lyricist and songwriter of real distinction…

T.O.Y.S EP3

EP 3 by T.O.Y.S (EP)

April 4, 2014 in Music

T.O.Y.S show that not all hope is lost on the ‘dancefloor indie’ scene with the new, fun and danceable ‘EP…

Pete Brandt

Songs From The Basement by Pete Brandt (Album)

March 22, 2014 in Music

Pete Brandt’s album ‘Songs From The Basement’ sees the Bristol folk-rock songwriter displaying his range and quality across 23 tracks…

Golden Future Time by David Ward (album cover)

Golden Future Time by David Ward (Album)

March 12, 2014 in Music

On ‘Golden Future Time’, David Ward mixes the doomy melodies of alt-rock with soulful harmonies and a beautifully fragile falsetto…

May You Marry Rich by Colormusic

May You Marry Rich by Colormusic (Album)

March 10, 2014 in Music

On ‘May You Marry Rich’, Colormusic continue their desire to bring colour to music, taking this as their ‘purple’ album…

Tyrannosaurus Dead

Greatest Hits by Tyrannosaurus Dead (Album)

February 21, 2014 in Music

C86 and grunge argue over who loves each other more in this superb example of the current revivalist noise-pop zeitgeist…

Bombay Bicycle Club So Long

So Long, See You Tomorrow by Bombay Bicycle Club (Album)

February 20, 2014 in Music

Album four sees Bombay Bicycle Club enhancing the electronic tinge that made ‘A Different Kind Of Fix’ such a treat…

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Velvet Moon by Velvet Morning (EP)

February 19, 2014 in Music

Southend’s finest psychedelic drone merchants unveil a debut that wears its influences on its sleeve but impresses all the same…

St Vincent

St Vincent by St Vincent (Album)

February 19, 2014 in Music

Her fourth album shows that Annie Clark has learnt to trust her instincts, with an exceptional palette of art-rock songs…

Hillary Barleaux

Hillary Barleaux by Hillary Barleaux (album)

February 18, 2014 in Music

Hillary Barleaux recalls a time when ‘Dawson’s Creek’ dominated TV screens and the world’s airwaves were thick with piano-led alt-rock…

Same Illusion by Trentalange (Album)

February 14, 2014 in Music

Barbara Trentalange returns with her first album in five years, and doesn’t disappoint with the soulful blues-grunge of ‘Same Illusion’…