Tradewinds Oriental Shop

So I discovered Tradewinds Oriental Shop about three months ago, they are a family run business based in Scunthorpe who have been operating since 1984, starting off they initially just sold a small range of Chinese foodstuffs, but as they grew and developed over the years they expanded to cover a variety of items including … Continue reading Tradewinds Oriental Shop

Single Review: Cloe Wilder – One Step Closer

Cloe Wilder is an indie-pop singer/songwriter and musician from Clearwater, Florida, and I’ve talked about them previously on the site, and you can check that out here. I’ve also talked with them too, and you can read my interview by clicking here. So I realized something when I began writing this review, that I have … Continue reading Single Review: Cloe Wilder – One Step Closer

Single Review: Sunsetto – Drugs are for Fun

Kyle Mischiek, who performs under the name, Sunsetto is a Toronto based singer/songwriter and musician. He produces fine music, which crosses a variety of genres. Today, I will be reviewing his single ‘Drugs are for Fun’ which was released on July 29th 2022. ‘Drugs are for Fun’ opens with a synth driven melody, very sonorous … Continue reading Single Review: Sunsetto – Drugs are for Fun

Single Review: KTL – Home It Comes

KTL is an indie folk singer/songwriter and musician from the Bay area and today I’ll be reviewing their single ‘Home It Comes’ which was released on July 22nd 2022.  ‘Home It Comes’ opens with a soft, acoustic guitar melody, which starts off simple, and builds in complexity very quickly, nothing too much, but just a … Continue reading Single Review: KTL – Home It Comes

Single Review: Cherry Lena – Sad Boy

Cherry Lena is an alternative Pop R&B singer/songwriter and musician from Montreal, Canada. Today I will be reviewing her single ‘Sad Boy’ which was released on the 9th June 2022.  ‘Sad Boy’ has a really nice building melody, an ambient beat that just fills the room when you listen to it, but nothing can compare … Continue reading Single Review: Cherry Lena – Sad Boy

Single Review: Mona B – Don’t Wanna Know

Mona B is a musician and hip-hop artist from Texas, and this isn’t my first time reviewing their music, you can click here to check that out. Today, however, I will be reviewing a newer single ‘Don’t Wanna Know’ which the artist dropped directly to Soundcloud around three months ago. ‘Don’t Wanna Know’ opens with … Continue reading Single Review: Mona B – Don’t Wanna Know

Single Review: Willie Spence – Diamonds (Rihanna Cover)

Willie Spence is an American musician, I think I first saw him when one of his videos went viral on Facebook, it was him alongside some other youngsters, performing this specific cover of Diamonds by Rihanna. It wasn’t as polished as his other performances, or even his other renditions of this specific track but I … Continue reading Single Review: Willie Spence – Diamonds (Rihanna Cover)

Album Review: Radnor and Lee – Self-titled Album

Radnor and Lee are an indie folk musical duo made up of Josh Radnor, an American actor, filmmaker, author and musician, probably most well known for playing Ted Mosby on CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother and Ben Lee, an Australian indie pop musician and actor, probably most well known for being a member … Continue reading Album Review: Radnor and Lee – Self-titled Album

Album Review: Lea Michele – Louder

Lea Michele is an actress, singer/songwriter and actor, she started her career as a child actress on Broadway, starring in the likes of Les Misérables and Fiddler on the Roof. She first came to the public’s attention for playing the role of Rachel Berry on the Fox musical comedy-drama television series, Glee. Today I’ll be … Continue reading Album Review: Lea Michele – Louder

Album Review: Katharine McPhee – Self-titled Album

Katharine McPhee is an American singer/songwriter and actor, she first came into public view after starring in season 5 of American Idol, and took 2nd place, with Taylor Hicks ultimately winning that year. Interestingly enough, this isn’t the first time I’ve reviewed an American Idol contestant and runner-up and you can check out what I … Continue reading Album Review: Katharine McPhee – Self-titled Album

Album Review: Kat Graham – Roxbury Drive

Kat Graham is an actress and musician, known in the acting world for her roles in 17 Again, The Roommate and as April O'Neil in the animated series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. She is perhaps most well known however for her role as Bonnie Bennett in the CW supernatural series, The Vampire … Continue reading Album Review: Kat Graham – Roxbury Drive

TV Review: Alex Rider (Season 2)

This isn’t my first time talking about the Alex Rider TV series, and you can check out my thoughts on season 1 by clicking here. But for the uninitiated Alex Rider is a British spy thriller series, which aired on Amazon Prime Video, and is based on the book series of the same name by … Continue reading TV Review: Alex Rider (Season 2)

Game Review: Cat Bird

So first up, some core details about the game, it’s a beautiful 2D Platformer, created by Ryan Carag, an artist, designer and programmer through his independent games studio, Raiyumi. Music for the game was created by Julien Mier. It was created using Stencyl, a freely available to use, video game development tool which allows users … Continue reading Game Review: Cat Bird

Book Review: Fan Fiction: A Mem-Noir: Inspired by True Events by Brent Spiner

So before we start, I have to state that I am a huge fan of Brent Spiner, he’s a phenomenal talented actor, and I’ve enjoyed him as Dr. Nigel Fenway on Threshold, Brother Adrian on Warehouse 13 and as Dr. Brackish Okun in the 1991 movie, Independence Day and its 2016 sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence. … Continue reading Book Review: Fan Fiction: A Mem-Noir: Inspired by True Events by Brent Spiner

Anime Review: Hyouka

Hyouka is a Japanese anime series, which was produced by Kyoto Animation, an animation studio and light novel publisher noted for producing The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, A Silent Voice and Violet Evergarden. It was directed by Yasuhiro Takemoto (noted as the director of various anime including Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid, The Melancholy … Continue reading Anime Review: Hyouka