Category Archive: album

Kelis, Food – new album review

Grammy nominee, milkshake bringer and, interestingly, certified cordon bleu chef, Kelis makes her comeback with a new record, appropriately titled ‘Food’. But just how tasty is it? Laura Ghafoor finds out: The new album from… Read More

Teebs, E s t a r a – album review

California-based electronic producer and artist, Mtendere Mandowa, better known as Teebs, makes his return with his sophomore album. Jess Matthews checks it out: It was with a lazy expectancy and a classic case of… Read More

The Murlocs, Loopholes – Album Review

Victoria’s surf-coast garage-gems The Murlocs have just polished off their debut longplayer, Loopholes. Chloe Mayne reviews the record and has a chat with the boys: Loopholes has been a truly extended labour of… Read More

Tycho, Awake – Album review

I first uncovered Tycho while searching the net for inspiration as a graphic design student. The ambient shimmering electronic tones produced by Scott Hansen surrounded my university days. I was enthralled with his… Read More

Liars, Mess – Album review

The new longplayer from New York’s premier effect-drivers Liars begins with a series of repeated, ominous robotic commands. “Take my pants off,” it drones. “Smell my socks. Eat my face off. Eat my… Read More

New Electric Ride, Balloon Age – Review

If the Mad Hatter had a little gramophone perched on the end of his tea-party table, the sounds emanating from it would have been something like the debut longplayer from Sunderland/London-based quartet New Electric… Read More

Grayson Gilmour, Infinite Life! – Review

Grayson Gilmour comes from the exciting and densely-bubbling musical pot that is New Zealand’s quirky capital, Wellington. It’s been four years since we last heard from Gilmour, who, after the release of No… Read More

Mac Demarco, Salad Days – album review

Mac deMarco’s records are like those brightly-coloured balls that bounce across the crowd at summer festivals, hands reaching up ecstatically toward them as they soar by, reflecting the sunshine like softly curved mirrors.… Read More

The Pretty Reckless, Going To Hell – review

Taylor Momsen and friends return with their eagerly-anticipated sophomore longplayer, Going To Hell:  The Pretty Reckless – formerly just The Reckless – are probably best known for the 2010 hit You Make Me Wanna… Read More

Luca Brasi, By a Thread – album review

With the release of their new album, By A Thread, Luca Brasi sound like The Hard Ons’ optimistic nephew. Melodic punk bands like these guys have been a-dime-a-dozen for the last decade-or-so, with only… Read More

The Love Junkies, Flight Test – Review

Earlier this year I listened to the catchy new EP-teaser single ‘Chemical Motivation’ from Perth-based band The Love Junkies. I have found myself eagerly awaiting the release of new material. This track has… Read More

Ásgeir, Into The Silence – album review

When I heard about this mind-blowing new talent from Iceland I was the biggest of naysayers. Being a massive Sigur Ros fan and a moderate Bjork worshiper it irritated me greatly that Ásgeir’s… Read More