Aura Blaze: The Sparkling Black – Review

Aura Blaze

Aura Blaze takes a myriad of genres and sounds, throws them in a pot and somehow manages to create something coherent but never predictable in The Sparkling Black. Aura Blaze feeds on inspiration. This is apparent as soon as new … Read more



An inoffensive and comforting debut from teenage New Zealander Benee, full of catchy melodies and rhythms that are sure the make you bop your head.  Auckland recently has a knack of producing high-class female artists (famously Grammy and Brit Award … Read more

John Barry: Walkabout Soundtrack – Review


Long thought to have been lost, legendary film composer John Barry’s cult score for Walkabout gets a release on The Roundtable label. Nicolas Roeg’s 1971 masterpiece, Walkabout, has long been regarded as one of the British auteur’s finest works; its … Read more

Kevin West – Story Of My Life – EP Review

Kevin West

Kevin West returns with his 5th studio record Story Of My Life, using County, Rock and Jazz to breath life into his stories of Americana living.  Kevin West has always been proud to wear his heart on his sleeve. This … Read more

Dirty Sound Magnet: Social Media Boy – Review

Dirty Sound Magnet

The explosive new single release from Dirty Sound Magnet grabs old ground, shakes it up and rocks out a contemporary twist in this precursor to an intelligent psychedelic album. Using a scattergun of influences, Dirty Sound Magnet have harnessed a … Read more

New Music Fridays – July 5th 2019

Welcome to Vinyl Chapter’s new feature, ‘New Music Fridays’. We’ve always loved finding and making our readership aware of any new, upcoming, or unsigned artists, so we thought we’d start a new Friday feature dedicated to them. Below you’ll find … Read more

Machine Gun Kelly: Hotel Diablo – Review

Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly delves into his personal journey and attempts to re-invent himself with new genre-splicing album, Hotel Diablo.   The new MGK album release of Hotel Diablo signifies a clear musical development from the artist’s previous three releases.  This is … Read more

Thom Yorke: ANIMA – Review

Thom Yorke

The Radiohead singer’s new solo album mines a trail of sparse, haunted electronica studded with some of his loveliest melodies and textures to date.  Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke’s third solo album (his first since 2014’s Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes) arrives in … Read more