Category Archive: album

Album Review: Macajey, Let’s Go

Anyone who bases a portion of their musical direction down the road of the Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are already gets major props from us. That is exactly what Californian-born, Estonian-based… Read More

Revisiting: Manic Street Preachers’ Holy Bible

There have been a lot of reminders recently for my generation that we’re getting old. The onward march of time means that records which soundtracked my coming of age – Definitely Maybe, Siamese Dreams,… Read More

Long Distance Dan – The Other Side of the Sky

Long Distance Dan has been running DJ nights for a while now and his current psychedelic-rock-and-more night “Fuzz Tones” is monthly down in Portsmouth on the South Coast of the UK. Dan even… Read More

Review: Houndmouth, Little Neon Limelight

Joe Haddow listens to the sophomore longplayer from New Albany-based four-piece, Houndmouth: I’ve been waiting a long time for Houndmouth’s second album to reach my record player. Ever since I saw them play a small… Read More

Album review: AWOLNATION, Run

Chloe Keung checks out the new LP from the LA band: Genre-benders AWOLNATION are back with their sophomore release Run, and it’s an apocalyptic party mixtape. Soulful serenading coupled with screaming. Cheesy piano.… Read More

Courtney Barnett album review

Melissa Barrass checks out the much-anticipated debut longplayer from Melbourne’s Courtney Barnett: Courtney Barnett is a national treasure. I know for a fact, she will go down in music history as one of the… Read More

The Black Ryder – ‘The Door Behind The Door’

Dreamy psychedelic duo The Black Ryder have re-emerged with their much-anticipated second offering The Door Behind The Door. Chloe Mayne checks it out: It’s been a solid window of time since The Black… Read More

Review: Purity Ring – Another Eternity

Lullabies from a futuristic high fantasy. The childlike beauty of Megan James’ voice. The soundscaping wizardry of Corin Roddick. Canadian duo, Purity Ring, have just released their second album, Another Eternity. As I… Read More

Review: Moon Duo – Shadow of the Sun

San Franciscan treasures Moon Duo have resurfaced onto our horizons this week with the unveiling of their fourth LP, Shadow of the Sun. Chloe Mayne checks it out: Released through Brooklyn’s independent jewel… Read More

Review: Dorsal Fins – Mind Renovations

Expect nothing normal from the release of the debut album from Melbourne-based Dorsal Fins, a quirky and vibrant 10-piece, on the periphery of tentative indie-pop. Oozing with innovation, Mind Renovations embodies some interesting… Read More

Review: José Gonzáles – Vestiges & Claws

Swedish indie-folk singer/songwriter José Gonzáles is back with a new longplayer, entitled Vestiges & Claws. Felix Englund Örn checks it out: “Idle as a wave, moving out at sea Cruising without sound, moulding what’s to… Read More

Review: The Reverb Conspiracy Vol. 3

It’s time to pull out your comfiest couch, stick it in the garden and start rolling a joint – the third instalment in the Reverb Conspiracy series has landed. Co-released by European label… Read More