Tag : 29/09/16 – 7/10/16

Following My Intuition by Craig David

2 years ago / 0 comments

Re-rewind. The comeback king is back. Craig David sure knows how to tease us all before an album release. From the 2014 release of ‘Cold’ on SoundCloud to his viral covers on Radio 1’s Live Lounge and 1Xtra with MistaJam, Craigy D has sent the internet into nostalgia-overload. Add to … Read More

Remember Us To Life by Regina Spektor

2 years ago / 0 comments

Our girl is back. Remember Us To Life is a mix of weird, wonderful, wacky and wonderful again. I feel as though if my life were a musical, her songs would fit in a most chaotic and colourful way- just check out ‘Tornadoland’ -and many of us know that Regina … Read More

Illuminate by Shawn Mendes

2 years ago / 0 comments

Following the success of singles ‘Treat You Better’ and ‘Stitches’, Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes recently released his new album ‘Illuminate’. It’s no secret Mendes has become a teen heartthrob, helping to create a buzz around his latest release. But is it actually any good? In my humble opinion, the album … Read More

Return To Love by LVL UP

2 years ago / 0 comments

Since founding the beloved DIY label Double Double Whammy in 2011, LVL UP have been creating quietly wonderful alternative rock albums, filled with straightforward songs of love, heartbreak and millennial malaise. For their third album Return to Love – their first for legendary indie label Sub Pop – LVL UP … Read More

Head Job by Phil Rudd

2 years ago / 0 comments

On one magical evening in June 2009, I realised dreams actually do come true. As the sun started going down past the famous Wembley arch, I got to see my heroes AC/DC in action. Needless to say, I couldn’t find my socks for weeks because they were blown off so … Read More

Low Country by The Sword

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Sword’s previous album, 2015’s High Country, was met with mixed from critics and fans alike, who were understandably upset over the band’s transition away from metal in favour of hard rock. Somewhat less understandably, the band has reacted to this backlash by releasing Low Country, a collection of acoustic, … Read More

Writing of Blues And Yellows by Billie Marten

2 years ago / 0 comments

This Yorkshire gal has weaved her way onto the music scene with effortless, folk tunes perfect for autumn afternoons. Impressing audiences since age 9, Billie Marten is now 17 years-old and burst into the industry with YouTube videos; she even covered Hall and Oates’ ‘You Make My Dreams’- you know … Read More

Take Control by Slaves

2 years ago / 0 comments

Take a look at the pink balaclava sticker-clad bus stops around Leeds and you’ll see there’s a definite buzz for Take Control, the second album from punk duo Slaves. Produced by Mike D of the Beastie Boys, the 16-track album transports the listener to the sweat and grit of the mosh … Read More

Rosetta by Vangelis

2 years ago / 0 comments

Vangelis is something of an illustrious name in the modern annals of electronic composition. Many will recall his now iconic soundtrack to the 1980s classic sci-fi noir film Bladerunner, featuring Harrison Ford moodily tracking down and terminating rogue androids in a dystopian futuristic Los Angeles. This latest outing by the Greek … Read More

Ape In Pink Marble by Devendra Banhart

2 years ago / 0 comments

You know how music evokes a memory either because of what you were doing at that time you heard the music, or just because it would soundtrack a memory so well? Like how Avril Lavigne’s first album Let Go makes you glare out at the rain with a surge of vindictive hate … Read More