Tag archive for ‘Album Review’
By Isabel Finch On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Review: Duke Special – Look out Machines

It must have been hard for Belfast born Duke Special (AKA Peter Wilson) to makes a return as dramatic as the eyeliner-dreadlock combo he wears but he nevertheless achieves it with much success with his new album More...

By Maisie Ridgway On Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Noah and The Whale: Heart of Nowhere – review

Noah and The Whale’s Heart of Nowhere is the soundtrack to growing up, it’s all about coming of age recounted through sweet pop hooks and orchestral scores. It’s unsurprising therefore to find an element More...

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By Joe Place On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Frank Turner: Tape Deck Heart – review

Frank Turner’s new album Tape Deck Heart is a lengthy 18 songs, his longest album so far. However, the quality is by no means diminished, and there is enough variety. It’s definitely less of a solo project than More...

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By Hannah Goodwin On Monday, April 8th, 2013

Palma Violets: 180 – review

Palma Violets have recently caused a stir in the music world with the band bursting onto the scene with debut album 180. Being hailed as the next big thing in indie music, the album does display the potential of More...

By Sydney Cronin On Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Suede: Bloodsports – review

In terms of 90s nostalgia, pulling off a comeback in the last few years hasn’t been thought of as much in the way of originality. Pulp are back. Blur are back. The Stone Roses… very much here. But in the More...

By Alice Benbow On Monday, February 4th, 2013

Sound of the week – Wave Machines

Having been described as everything from electro-pop to alternative rock, local Liverpool band Wave Machines, led by Tim Bruzon, put out their debut album Wave If You’re Really There in 2009 – a couple of More...

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By Peter Fleming On Friday, October 26th, 2012

Matt Cardle: The Fire – review

After the success of his debut album Letters, a platinum selling record, Matt Cardle now enters the traditionally difficult second album stage of his career. The exposure and fame that being 2010’s X Factor More...

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By Caroline Harrow On Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Jake Bugg: Jake Bugg – review

Jake Bugg’s eponymous debut album was released October 15th on Mercury Records. He has so far released 5 singles and earned a lot of media attention for his original sound. His songs with ‘down to earth’ lyrics More...

By Edward White On Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Blackburner: Planet Earth Attack – review

A variety of dubstep and electro soundscapes heavily influenced by metal and nu-metal, Planet Earth Attack by Blackburner (the pseudonym of former metal guitarist and vocalist Skyla Talon) combines the melodic More...

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By Edward White On Friday, October 12th, 2012

Focus: X – review

Progressive rock at its best: avant-garde, chaotic and yet tensely atmospheric. X, the most recent album from Dutch art-rock supremos Focus, has a song for every occasion. From flute jazz-metal to organ ballad, More...