Category Archives: Album Reviews

‘Random Access Memories will lead the dance revolution’ – don’t be Daft

Random Access Memories is a mere silhouette of what we expected from electro-funk connoisseurs Daft Punk. As many albums before, anticipation has outdone itself. No doubt the album succeeds in providing some uplifting harmonies with some simple but attractive guitar

‘Random Access Memories will lead the dance revolution’ – don’t be Daft

Random Access Memories is a mere silhouette of what we expected from electro-funk connoisseurs Daft Punk. As many albums before, anticipation has outdone itself. No doubt the album succeeds in providing some uplifting harmonies with some simple but attractive guitar

Album Review: Armin Van Buuren – Intense

With a few rays of sunshine overpowering the relentless winter downpour, Dutch DJ and producer Armin Van Buuren’s new album comes as a breath of fresh air. Intense, released on Friday, encapsulates a blend of stereotypical ‘summer anthem’ tracks amid

Album Review: Armin Van Buuren – Intense

With a few rays of sunshine overpowering the relentless winter downpour, Dutch DJ and producer Armin Van Buuren’s new album comes as a breath of fresh air. Intense, released on Friday, encapsulates a blend of stereotypical ‘summer anthem’ tracks amid

Album to buy this month: Lianne La Havas’ ‘Is Your Love Big Enough?’

The beautiful Lianne La Havas is releasing her debut album this month, scheduled for release on 9th July. If you haven’t heard of her, she’s a soul/folk/pop/rock/jazz singer…on second thoughts it’s probably best if you just Youtube her songs to

Album to buy this month: Lianne La Havas’ ‘Is Your Love Big Enough?’

The beautiful Lianne La Havas is releasing her debut album this month, scheduled for release on 9th July. If you haven’t heard of her, she’s a soul/folk/pop/rock/jazz singer…on second thoughts it’s probably best if you just Youtube her songs to

The Robert Glasper Experiment – Black Radio

When I was 16 I bought two albums that changed everything. The first one was Gil Scott-Heron’s I’m New Here, which I consider to be the sole reason I started running a record label (oh, I run a record label

The Robert Glasper Experiment – Black Radio

When I was 16 I bought two albums that changed everything. The first one was Gil Scott-Heron’s I’m New Here, which I consider to be the sole reason I started running a record label (oh, I run a record label

Graham Coxon – A+E

Released: April 2nd 2012 The first glimmers of Graham Coxon’s 8th solo album flicker on my MacBook as I kick back to coverage of 6 Music’s 10th birthday.  Blur’s fretboard wizard last released a record in 2009, The Spinning Top, which tentatively

Graham Coxon – A+E

Released: April 2nd 2012 The first glimmers of Graham Coxon’s 8th solo album flicker on my MacBook as I kick back to coverage of 6 Music’s 10th birthday.  Blur’s fretboard wizard last released a record in 2009, The Spinning Top, which tentatively

The Shins – Port of Morrow

One can’t help but feel nostalgic when remembering pre-swan Natalie Portman telling Zach Braff, and everyone else, that listening to a Shins’ song will change his life. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ziwr4f5eR0M) For many lives, including my own, ‘New Slang’ from 2001’s Oh, Inverted

The Shins – Port of Morrow

One can’t help but feel nostalgic when remembering pre-swan Natalie Portman telling Zach Braff, and everyone else, that listening to a Shins’ song will change his life. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ziwr4f5eR0M) For many lives, including my own, ‘New Slang’ from 2001’s Oh, Inverted

[Friday I’m in Love] 09/03/12 – Tribes, Band of Skulls, Bleeding Knees Club.

— This is a new thread I thought I’d start to celebrate the coming of Friday and new musical conquests that have helped to get us through the week.  Hopefully it’ll be a great way to condense every artist/group that

[Friday I’m in Love] 09/03/12 – Tribes, Band of Skulls, Bleeding Knees Club.

— This is a new thread I thought I’d start to celebrate the coming of Friday and new musical conquests that have helped to get us through the week.  Hopefully it’ll be a great way to condense every artist/group that