Single Review: YVR – Out of It

YVR are a pop/indie duo from Los Angeles and today I will be reviewing their single ‘Out of It’ which was released on July 15th 2021. ‘Out of It’ opens with trilling tones, fading and building as they are filled with a deep, percussive beat that tonally reminds me of a heartbeat more than a … Continue reading Single Review: YVR – Out of It

Single Review: Redd – Rogue

Redd (also known as Amy Louise) is a singer/songwriter from Bolton, Lancashire, who also happens to be a talented dancer and actress. Today, however, I will be reviewing her single ‘Rogue’ which was released on 2nd April 2021. ‘Rogue’ opens with a heavy, busy intro, the deep frenzied melody supporting Redd’s vocals perfectly. She brings … Continue reading Single Review: Redd – Rogue

Single Review: Leo – Heartbreak

Leo is an 18-year-old singer/songwriter from Portugal and today I will be reviewing his single ‘Heartbreak’ which was released on the 30th April 2021. ‘Heartbreak’ opens on slowly, but building piano chords, over Leo’s wonderfully melodic vocals. Leo’s username on social media is @Leoindreamland, and the tonal quality of this track, the ambient, warm and … Continue reading Single Review: Leo – Heartbreak

Single Review: Two32 – Sensation

Two32 is an R&B artist from Jamaica, Queens and today I will be reviewing his single ‘Sensation’ which was released on 20th June 2021. ‘Sensation’ opens with a staccato percussive beat that blends into a melodic vocal section before the singing starts in earnest. It has a nice, fast-paced delivery which shows both the style … Continue reading Single Review: Two32 – Sensation

Single Review: Halston Dare – Girls

Halston Dare is dance pop artist from Houston, Texas who grew up listening to her father perform in a barbershop quartet group and was influenced into a career in music as a result. She began writing poetry at the age of eleven, and songwriting at the age of thirteen. This isn't the first time I've … Continue reading Single Review: Halston Dare – Girls

Single Review: Yona Marie – Take Me To The Moon

Yona Marie (also known as Rachel Marie) is a singer/songwriter, she was born and raised in Maryland and parts of Washington DC. Her musical pseudonym Yona was inspired by the manga, Yona Of The Dawn. Today, I will be reviewing her single ‘Take Me To The Moon’ which was released on July 21st 2021. 'Take … Continue reading Single Review: Yona Marie – Take Me To The Moon

EP Review: James McLaughlin – Desuetude

James McLaughlin is a freelance producer, sound designer and audio engineer from Scotland who has been playing and composing music for over 20 years. He has experience working with a variety of different clients over the years and is available for hire now, if you have need of his services head on over to his … Continue reading EP Review: James McLaughlin – Desuetude

Single Review: Calling All Captains – Undone

Calling All Captains are a five piece pop-punk/post-harcore outfit from Edmonton, Alberta which is made up of Luc Gauthier on Vocals, Brad Bremner on Guitar/Vocals, Connor Dawkins on Guitar/Vocals, Nick Malychuk on Bass and Tim Wilson on Drums. Today, I will be reviewing their single ‘Undone’ which was released on 15th July 2021. ‘Undone’ opens … Continue reading Single Review: Calling All Captains – Undone

Single Review: EB – Sweet Girl

EB (also known as Emily-Beth Hill) is a singer/songwriter and musician from Oxford and today I will be reviewing her single ‘Sweet Girl’ which was released on May 28th 2021. ‘Sweet Girl’ opens with a warm, rising melody that flows wonderfully into EB’s synthy vocals and you just get kind of lost in them. A … Continue reading Single Review: EB – Sweet Girl

Movie Review: The Covenant (2006)

So The Covenant is easily one of my favourite films, it is by no means perfect as I will expand upon later but something about it is nonetheless endearing. Before we move on to the actual review though I will expand upon the details of the movie a little more. The Covenant is a Canadian/American … Continue reading Movie Review: The Covenant (2006)

Single Review: Waverley – Missing Thing

Waverley (stylised as waverley.) are a four piece indie rock outfit from Edinburgh who formed back in 2018. Today I will be reviewing their single ‘Missing Thing’ which was released on June 11th 2021. ‘Missing Thing’ starts slow with a sustained but building note, light percussion layered on top, quickly joined by strings, as the … Continue reading Single Review: Waverley – Missing Thing

Single Review: Ad•era – Song We Made

Ad•era are alternative/indie trio from Canada which has some Chilean roots at its core, it is made up of Tiffany Calderbank, Tomás Valenzuela and Ian Cardona. Today I will be reviewing their single ‘Song We Made’ which was released on July 30th 2021. ‘Song We Made’ opens with electronic percussive beats that flow into some … Continue reading Single Review: Ad•era – Song We Made

Movie Review: Eragon (2006)

I’ve been on something of a movie review kick lately, talking about some big and small screen adaptations of books that I’ve loved since I was a kid and now here we are with the 2006 movie adaptation of Eragon by Christopher Paolini. I promised it in my review of the adaptations of the Alex … Continue reading Movie Review: Eragon (2006)

EP Review: Huttch – Quick Fix

Huttch are a rock ‘n’ roll trio from Windsor, Ontario and today I will be reviewing their EP ‘Quick Fix’ which was released on November 20th 2020. ‘Quick Fix’ opens fast, with a nice heavy fusion of guitar, bass and drums each evenly contributing to a nice even tempo and melody that's catchy and memorable. … Continue reading EP Review: Huttch – Quick Fix

Album Review: Sheridan Smith – A Northern Soul

Sheridan Smith is an amazingly talented actress and singer, originally from Epworth, Lincolnshire but now based primarily in London. She has performed in a wide variety of roles in film, television and stage perhaps the most prominent of which included Janet Keogh (née Smith) in the BBC Two sitcom Two Pints of Lager and a … Continue reading Album Review: Sheridan Smith – A Northern Soul