Category : Album review

Jagged Moon Make Waves with Debut Single, ‘Learn To Swim’

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It takes Jagged Moon less than three seconds to make their ever so gorgeous-sounding point. Experimenting with a wavy synth filter on the lead guitar, the oscillating riff which opens ‘Learn To Swim’ drives the song with a shimmering consistency until its emphatic finish. And it’ll be stuck in your … Read More

Father John Misty develops his musical persona in ‘God’s Favorite Customer’

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Father John Misty’s fourth LP, God’s Favorite Customer, lives up to the hype created by the success of his previous album. Pure Comedy was released only last year and was regarded as one of the best albums of 2017. Misty’s new album, released June 1st, proves he is a prolific … Read More

Ben Howard releases new gift Noonday Dream

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You know that feeling you used to get when playing ‘pass the parcel’ at birthday parties long-forgotten? As the parcel moves around the circle, away from your grasp, you’re desperately hoping the layers will shed themselves so that, by the time the parcel returns, the prize will be ready for … Read More

Jorja Smith mixes dance and commentary in ‘Blue Lights’

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Instead of stumbling through second year like myself, Jorja Smith spent her transition out of teenagehood storming through the internet music scene. Originally released in 2016 when she was only 18, Jorja uploaded the emotive and impactful song ‘Blue Lights’ onto SoundCloud and the rest is history. Smith recently released … Read More

Childish Gambino releases the revolutionary ‘This Is America’

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Childish Gambino, the musical alias of Donald Glover, released the video for his latest single ‘This is America’. In less than a week it has racked up nearly 78 million views, and justifiably so. This is America is a chaotic and incredibly poignant narrative on the current state of the … Read More

Rival Consoles Challenges the Conventions of Electronica with New Album ‘Persona’

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Battling against criticism of electronic music as a soulless and mechanic non-craft, Ryan Lee West returns under the alias of Rival Consoles with his latest release, Persona, to further demonstrate the delicate human touch that is ubiquitous within the genre. Having been inspired by Ingmar Bergman’s film of the same name, West … Read More

DMA’s release gritty sophomore album Hills End

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The new release from the DMA’s will not leave fans disappointed who enjoyed debut album Hills End. Lead singles ‘Dawning’ and ‘In The Air’ can stand proudly alongside anything on Hills End, with the former arguably being the bands finest single to date. Second albums are notoriously difficult to crack, … Read More

Tom Misch becomes a puppeteer of emotions on new album, Geography

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Geography shimmers with a sincerity and sentimentality that is rare to find elsewhere. Opening track ‘Before Paris’ encapsulates Misch’s ability to become a puppeteer of your emotions. Sensitively gliding over a spoken-word monologue, Misch diffuses any tension in your soul with delicate fretwork. Then the beat steps in, and suddenly … Read More

George Ezra delivers the perfect sophomore album with Staying At Tamara’s

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After the wild success of his debut album Wanted on Voyage, George Ezra only had himself to live up to with his second and much-anticipated release Staying at Tamara’s. After ‘Don’t Matter Now’ was lapped up by the anxious fans, Ezra continued to tease us by releasing four single tracks … Read More

GoGo Penguin hit shoot for the moon with new album A Humdrum Star

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With each new release, the music of GoGo Penguin seems to climb to new heights in both scope and execution. Following their recent UK tour in which the Manchester-based trio played their own take on Philip Glass’s score of the cult classic time-lapse film, Koyaanisqatsi, A Humdrum Star is just … Read More