EP Review: Come at the King – Crazy Ugly Beautiful

Come at the King are a London based, three piece rock and roll outfit and today I will be reviewing their debut EP ‘Crazy Ugly Beautiful’ which was released on the 16th November 2019.  ‘Crazy Ugly Beautiful’ opens with a truly fantastic guitar opening that builds and warps just enough, as the percussion opens, both … Continue reading EP Review: Come at the King – Crazy Ugly Beautiful

Single Review: Nowhere To Be Found – The Prey

Nowhere To Be Found are a four piece alternative metal group and today I will be reviewing their single ‘The Prey’.  ‘The Prey’ hammers forward, a nice heavy driving beat that just whallops you, and not only do I instantly love the vocals, but they perfectly fit in with the track. Also please comment if … Continue reading Single Review: Nowhere To Be Found – The Prey

Single Review: Josh Mover & The Shakers – Seagull in the Snow

Josh Mover & The Shakers are a Toronto based music group, fronted by the eponymous Josh Mover. Today I will be reviewing their single ‘Seagull in the Snow’.  ‘Seagull in the Snow’ opens with a building feedback distortion that makes me think of some of the funnest gigs of my youth, and also Tony Hawk … Continue reading Single Review: Josh Mover & The Shakers – Seagull in the Snow

Single Review: No Serial Killer – We’re All Going 2 Die

No Serial Killer are as fresh as they come. They are only just making their way into the scene, but yet their debut album is one which is causing a stir for all the right reasons. Within the 30 track album is a song called 'We're All Going 2 Die'. It is a real thumper … Continue reading Single Review: No Serial Killer – We’re All Going 2 Die

Single Review: Vialetters – Ulysses

Vialetters are a band from Hull made up of Connor Flanagan, Jimmy Williams, Ben Smith, Ollie Mudd and Elliott Gibson. Today, I will be reviewing their single ‘Ulysses’ which you can check out below. ‘Ulysses’ kicks off quickly, immediately picking up a nice high energy beat, this slightly tapers off as the vocals kick in, … Continue reading Single Review: Vialetters – Ulysses

Single Review: Springfield – Liquorice

Springfield is a five piece indie/rock group from Whitehaven made up of Rhys Pritchard on Vocals/Guitar, Lewis Pritchard on Guitar, Ben Tucker on Bass and Mitchell Sloan on Drums. Today I will be reviewing their single ‘Liquorice’ which was released on March 6th 2020.  ‘Liquorice’ kicks off fast, a physical blast of intensity hits you, … Continue reading Single Review: Springfield – Liquorice

Single Review: Quiche – Dazed

Quiche are a six piece psychedelic rock group based in Glasgow made up of Juan Laforet on Guitar/keyboard/Vocals, Jack Borrill on Bass/Vocals, Jamie McAuley on Guitar/Backing Vocals, Tommo Miller on Guitar, Nate Bennet on Keyboard/Sax and Ally Stirrat on Drums/Percussion. Today, I will be reviewing their single ‘Dazed’ which is off their EP ‘Cardboard Sunset’. … Continue reading Single Review: Quiche – Dazed

Single Review: LaKyoto – Wannabe

LaKyoto are a four piece alt/pop group based in Edinburgh and today I’ll be reviewing their single ‘Wannabe’, and I just want to say that the band actually sent me this back in September on Twitter and for some reason I just plain missed it but when I was looking back through old messages I … Continue reading Single Review: LaKyoto – Wannabe

Album Review: Metronomy – Metronomy Forever

English electronica band Metronomy just released their sixth studio album, Metronomy Forever offering an eclectic palette of grungy guitar rock, unexpected hits and eerie synth episodes. As a follow up from their 10th anniversary edition Nights Out, Forever is also punctuated by purely-instrumental cuts such as ‘Insecure’ and ‘Forever Is A Long Time’. Fans are … Continue reading Album Review: Metronomy – Metronomy Forever

Single Review: Bear Shoe – OUCH! (Wisdom Teeth)

Bear Shoe are a four man Alternative/Punk outfit from Guildford made up of Matt Thienpont on Guitar/Vocals, Ivan Vasilyev on Guitar/Vocals, Elkan Lau on Bass and Ben Waites on Drums. You can check out a review I did of another track by Bear Shoe by clicking here. Today, however I will be reviewing their latest … Continue reading Single Review: Bear Shoe – OUCH! (Wisdom Teeth)

Single Review: Static Satellites – Spin

Static Satellites are a 4-piece indie rock band from Glasgow/West Lothian made up of Ross Whelan on Vocals/Guitar, Ally Taylor on Lead Guitar, Sam Carlyle on Bass and Ciaran Boyle on Drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their latest single ‘Spin’ which was released May 10th 2019.  ‘Spin’ jumps right in with a quirky formation of … Continue reading Single Review: Static Satellites – Spin

Single Review: Running Red Lights – Calls of Prudence

Running Red Lights are a four piece Indie/pop/folk outfit from Toronto, Canada made up of Scarlett on Vocals/Guitar, Dave Puzak on Guitar/Keys, Jeff Carter on Bass/Vocals and Kevin Howley on Drums/Guitar/Sampler/Vocals. Today I’ll be reviewing their new single ‘Calls of Prudence’. ‘Calls of Prudence’ opens with a soft flowing, ambient tempo that slowly incorporates percussion … Continue reading Single Review: Running Red Lights – Calls of Prudence

Single Review: Jack Rabbit Slams – Crackerjack

Jack Rabbit Slams are a three piece rock ‘n’ roll/alternative outfit from Central Scotland made up of Rob McCombie on Vocals/guitar, Kristaps Baumanis on Bass and Sean Love on Drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their latest single ‘Crackerjack’.  ‘Crackerjack’ kicks off fast and builds, a complex fusion of instruments overlaid so well and built on … Continue reading Single Review: Jack Rabbit Slams – Crackerjack

Album Review: Laurie Anderson / Kronos Quartet – Landfall

Known for her electronic aplomb, Laurie Anderson’s newest collaboration with the experimental Kronos Quartet is subversive with moving documents of suffering and loss. The long-awaited pair has been in the works for “many years” says Kronos founder David Harrington. The album was released in February 2018 by Nonesuch Records. The fabulously iconic performative artist whose … Continue reading Album Review: Laurie Anderson / Kronos Quartet – Landfall

Album Review: Slipknot – We Are Not Your Kind

We Are Not Your Kind is the sixth studio album released by leading American heavy metal band Slipknot, on August 9th, 2019. The album debuted at No. 1 on both the UK Albums Chart and the US Billboard 200 and has received substantial critical praise for its experimentation. Slipknot once again worked with co-producer Greg … Continue reading Album Review: Slipknot – We Are Not Your Kind