Review: Thee Oh Sees – Face Stabber

Thee Oh Sees

The new record from Thee Oh Sees is a wildly entertaining ride, fueled by vintage sounds combined with experimentation. All that Thee Oh Sees do is write music and release records. With the release of Face Stabber, that brings the … Read more

Killswitch Engage: Atonement – Review

Killswitch Engage

Killswitch Engage return with new record Atonement amidst an honest and exhilarating atmosphere that acts as an outlet for both band and audience.  So, Killswitch Engage, while creating this album, have aimed for music that has no pretension. No posing … Read more

Lillie Mae: Other Girls – Review

Lillie Mae

Nashville fiddler Lillie Mae releases second album ‘Other Girls’, certifying herself as not just another Country girl. Lillie Mae is as a reliable musician as it gets in Music City. Having played fiddle on tour for both Jack White and … Read more

Marika Hackman: Any Human Friend – Review

Marika Hackman

British singer-songwriter Marika Hackman delivers her most sexually charged and immediate songs to date in ‘Any Human Friend’, broadening her musical reach with a synth-rock swagger. The twenty-seven-year-old, London-based singer-songwriter Marika Hackman first came to prominence with her 2015 debut, … Read more

Bon Iver: i,i – Review

Bon Iver - i,i

Justin Vernon’s fourth album presents a satisfying, intelligent and purposeful redrafting of the styles of his previous three releases which evolves and coalesces into something buoyant and serene. Since emerging in 2008 with the stripped-down and stunning For Emma, Forever … Read more

/fyo͞oɡ/: Temp’rall Sho’gazing – Review

/fyo͞oɡ/

New Orleans based Jazz/Blues Duo /fyo͞oɡ/ release Temp’rall Sho’gazing calling upon a mix of styles and an impressive mindset to create a well-developed record. Jazz and Blues could be argued to be in it’s healthiest period we’ve seen for a … Read more

Natalie Evans: Houses – EP Review

Natalie Evans

Natalie Evans’ beautifully hypnotic debut EP, Houses, finally comes to vinyl and is packed full of extras. With the vinyl revival in 2013 being nowhere near where it is now, we inevitably have missed out on a multitude of spectacular … Read more

The Rocket Summer: Sweet Shivers – Review

The Rocket Summer

To record a seventh studio album, The Rocket Summer took to the wilderness. Following a period of life instability, multi-instrumentalist Bryce Avary, the musical polyglot behind The Rocket Summer, relocated from LA to a small cabin in Texas, with instruments … Read more

The Regrettes: How Do You Love? – Review

The Regrettes

The Regrettes hit the senses like a sexy slice of American pumpkin pie. It is an amazement to discover that the husky, worldly voice of front-woman Lydia Night belongs to an 18-year-old. The gravitas of this young woman and the … Read more

Pétra: Aunis – Review

Pétra

Pétra release their debut album Aunis amidst sonic landscapes and skillfully realised sounds that manage to dive into your subconscious and never let go. Pétra’s debut release, Aunis, announces its arrival with the treacly, ‘Stranger Things’-like synth arpeggios and post-industrial … Read more