Balthazar Oldest Of Sisters

The Oldest Of Sisters by Balthazar (Single)

November 21, 2012 in Music

Balthazar make their move to step into the musical limelight, with a record that bears hints of the Black Keys…

Singing Adams Moves

Moves by Singing Adams (Album)

November 13, 2012 in Music

Can Swinging Adams ‘Move’ into the limelight and achieve the commercial success his second album deserves? Rhys Buchanan hopes so…

The Feeling by Naomi Punk (Album)

November 8, 2012 in Music

The eagerly anticipated debut from Seattle’s Naomi Punk more than delivers, with stripped down, bare-boned garage grunge-rock that feels oh-so-90s…

Yes Sir Boss Desperation State

Desperation State by Yes Sir Boss (Album)

November 7, 2012 in Music

  Is it time to start wearing purple? Yes Sir Boss! take Gogol Bordello’s gypsy-folk influences and make them their…

The Hotelles – Aviators/Ruins

Aviators by The Hotelles (EP)

October 18, 2012 in Music

Youthful South London trio The Hotelles write crisp guitar pop that brings to mind both Supergrass and Bombay Bicycle Club…

Cheatahs – Sans EP

Sans by Cheatahs (EP)

October 18, 2012 in Music

Cheatahs merge the genius of Nirvana, My Bloody Valentine and Dinosaur Jr to create an EP that’s dripping with potential…

Omega Male

Omega Male by Omega Male (Album)

October 6, 2012 in Music

Omega Male’s debut crackles with tension and fight. With humorous digital melodies, this is disco pop at its most sardonic.…

The Scantharies

The Scantharies by The Scantharies (Album)

October 6, 2012 in Music

Anglo-Greek producer Andy Dragazis creates a very pleasing mixture of styles with his fictional Greek garage rock band The Scatharies…

An Estimation

An Estimation by Anja McCloskey (Album)

October 6, 2012 in Music

Anja McCloskey walks the middle ground between whimsy and sadness, to thrive in the post-Mumford And Sons incarnation of folk…

Ghostwatch

Ghostwatch by Ian Evans (EP)

September 21, 2012 in Music

London songwriter Ian Evans reminds us of the moment when Britpop musicians realised that American indie rock definitely didn’t suck…

Skye Back To Now

Back To Now by Skye (Album)

September 21, 2012 in Music

Morcheeba frontwoman Skye takes the brave step of venturing into genres new to create an excellent album that’s effortlessly current…

Andy Burrows 'Company' album cover

Company by Andy Burrows [Album]

September 15, 2012 in Music

Andy Burrows immerses himself in the songwriting finery of Lennon and McCartney, creating a work of vintage acoustic guitar pop…

dEUS Soft Fall

The Soft Fall by dEUS (Single)

September 15, 2012 in Music

Belgian veterans dish up a slice of the good life on the new single from their latest album ‘Following Sea’…

GRMLN - Explore

Explore by GRMLN (EP)

September 15, 2012 in Music

GRMLN’s brilliantly happy-go-lucky debut EP, ‘Explore’, is permeated throughout with the sound of  white sand, clear sea and surf spray…

Dinosaur Jr I Bet On Sky

I Bet On Sky by Dinosaur Jr (Album)

September 4, 2012 in Music

Dinosaur Jr offer more songs where Neil Young is gobbled up by hardcore punk. Just how we like our dinosaurs…

Cemeteries The Wilderness

The Wilderness by Cemeteries (Album)

August 30, 2012 in Music

If it really is safer in the dreamy otherworldliness which seeps from the trees, then ‘The Wilderness’ provides the soundtrack…

Race Horses Furniture

Furniture by Race Horses (Album)

August 30, 2012 in Music

Legendary pop lineage joins the spirit of melancholic youth, as Race Horses dodge the sophomore slump with a future classic…

Dead Can Dance Anastasis

Anastasis by Dead Can Dance (Album)

August 15, 2012 in Music

Australia’s veteran pioneers of ambient post-rock neo-classical world fusion (or whatever the hell else you want to call it) return…

Dara album sleeve

Dara by Dara (Album)

August 7, 2012 in Music

Dara peeks from the shadows where Johnny Cash was born, to write songs that lace despair with a gravelly stoicism…

Pablo Nouvelle sleeve

You Do Me Wrong by Pablo Nouvelle (Single)

August 7, 2012 in Music

Recently, Dogtanion mixed Radiohead with UK garage influences. Now Pablo Nouvelle mixes the Radiohead of ‘Amnesiac’ with trip-hop and soul…

CYRK II

CYRK II by Cate Le Bon (EP)

July 24, 2012 in Music

The older sister of Cate Le Bon’s acclaimed ‘CYRK’ squirrels its way into listeners’ heads with unflinching, yet serene, honesty…

Dogtanion Japan

Japan by Dogtanion (Album)

July 18, 2012 in Music

Dogtanion poses the question ‘Does a fusion of UK garage and Radiohead work’? The answer, happily, is an emphatic ‘Yes’…