Reviews

Reviews Will Butler – Policy Share Will Butler's debut LP, Policy, absolutely screams Arcade Fire. It's no coincidence: Will is a founding member of the indie rock band and brother of frontman Win Butler. After … >>
Reviews Purity Ring – another eternity Share Formed in 2010, Purity Ring are a Canadian duo that uses electronic beats and exceptional lyrics that fit right in with other synth pop acts such as Goldfrapp, Grimes … >>
Reviews Peter Levics – October October is the third release in the 12 month suite cycle by instrumental duo Peter Levics. On the eight pieces that together make up October there are worlds without, worlds within. That so much could come from such a simple set-up is an impressive feat. >>
Reviews Jack Adaptor – J’Accuse! It's great to hear old voices doing new things, and doing them as well as Jack Adaptor do on J'Accuse! - with an impressive freshness and intelligence. >>
Reviews Crocodile – Crocodile Vs. The Mutant Alligators From Space Crocodile Vs. The Mutant Alligators From Space is a five-track EP full of great melodies, often backed with equally great harmonies, played with energy and verve. >>
Reviews Foreign Shores – Alone in Time Alone in Time is the second album from Chicago-based band Foreign Shores. Recorded, mixed and mastered by guitarist Nick Reuille, it's a beautiful mix of the best of the band's shoegazing and dream pop influences, but at the same time very much their own creation. >>
Reviews Hold/Transfer – Hold/Transfer Over the course of its 13 tracks, Hold/Transfer navigates a path through shoegaze, dream pop and a whole field of beautiful textures; if this is the noise Bono doesn't want to have to push through, maybe he's right to be worried. >>
Reviews Sales – Sales EP The Sales EP is a six-track EP from minimalist guitar pop duo Lauren Morgan and Jordan Shih. It contains one new track, four songs that the band have previously released as singles, and a remix from fellow Orlando musician XXYYXX. >>
Reviews Andrew Montgomery – Ruled By Dreams After a long absence, Andrew Montgomery returns with Ruled By Dreams, his solo debut album. Has the former Geneva lead singer found the music to match his voice? >>
Album review Royal Blood – Royal Blood Given that I normally like to live with an album, eat sleep and drink an album before sitting down with a view to reviewing said album, what am I doing reviewing Royal Blood before I've even given it a first full play? >>
Reviews Morrissey – World Peace is None of Your Business Not quite the return to form many are saying, World Peace is None of Your Business suffers from inconsistency, and too many lows among its peaks. >>
Album review Jay Woodward – Letters We Told Share Letters We Told is the self-penned, self-recorded debut album from Jay Woodward, released late last year. It's an intriguing mix of ageless folk and modern technique and appreciation for … >>