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

Single Review: Tundra – You’re Welcome

Tundra are a three piece alternative grunge rock group from Sudbury, Suffolk made up of Caitilin Pegley on Guitar & Vocals, Elliot Booth on Bass & Vocals and Elliott Rodger-brown on Drums & Vocals. Today I’ll be reviewing their latest single ‘You’re Welcome’.  ‘You’re Welcome’ had a vibrant building intro, that starts with drawn out … Continue reading Single Review: Tundra – You’re Welcome

Single Review: The Reason – Never Let Me Down

The Reason are a four piece band from Airdrie, Glasgow made up of Martin Lynch on Vocals/Guitar, Bruce Murray on Bass/Vocals, Chris McCann on Guitar/Vocals and Matthew Preston on Drums. If you want to find out a little bit more about the band then check out this interview I did with them to go along … Continue reading Single Review: The Reason – Never Let Me Down

Album Review: Heavy Duty Box Company – Who Let In The Squealing Freak

Heavy Duty Box Company are a 4 piece indie/alternative/punk band from Auchterarder just outside Perth, Scotland made up of David Robinson on Guitars/Vocals, Lewis Beck on Guitars/Vocals, Calum Grant on Bass/Vocals and Steve Simpson on Drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their album ‘Who Let In The Squealing Freak’ which was originally released in back in … Continue reading Album Review: Heavy Duty Box Company – Who Let In The Squealing Freak

Single Review: Reardon Love – Sweet Brandon Teena (Respond To Me)

Reardon Love are a four piece New Wave/Brit Pop band from Hull made up of Matt Fletcher on Guitar/Vocals, Josh Chesman on Synth/Guitar, Dan Wilby on Bass Guitar and Jed Pearson on Drums/Percussion. Today I’ll be reviewing their debut single ‘Sweet Brandon Teena (Respond To Me)’. ‘Sweet Brandon Teena (Respond To Me)’ has a really … Continue reading Single Review: Reardon Love – Sweet Brandon Teena (Respond To Me)

EP Review: The Party Slogan –  Reasonably Good Indie Music

The Party Slogan are five piece indie/Alternative Rock/Post Punk outfit from Edinburgh made up of Calum on Vocals/Guitar/Keyboard/Percussion, Jamie on Vocals/Guitar, Robbie on Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals, Adrian on Bass/Keyboards and Ally on Drums. If you want to find out a little bit more about them then check out this Interview I did with them a … Continue reading EP Review: The Party Slogan –  Reasonably Good Indie Music

Album Review: Aries Field – Path for Redemption

Aries Field is a one-man hard/alternative rock band, originally from Italy but now based elsewhere. Aries Field was originally a three a three man group, made up of Fabio Stroppa, Francesco barnabó, and Davide Valentini but after developing their first full length album they split up. However Fabio Stroppa kept Aries Field alive, and is … Continue reading Album Review: Aries Field – Path for Redemption

Single Review: Love Ghost – Nowhere

Love Ghost are a four piece alternative rock band from Los Angeles, CA made up of yan Stevens-Bass/Finn Bell-Vocals, guitar/Mya Greene-Viola/Samson Young- Drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their single ‘Nowhere’ which is off their album Lobotomy. ‘Nowhere’ has a nice, well paced intro, that starts off with guitars, and builds in percussion before adding in … Continue reading Single Review: Love Ghost – Nowhere

Single Review: The Suncharms – Red Dust

The Suncharms are a five piece indie pop/Shoegaze band based in Sheffield made up of Marcus Palmer on vocals, Matt Neale on Guitar, John Malone on Guitar, Richard Farnell on Bass and Chris Ridley on Drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their single ‘Red Dust’. ‘Red Dust’ builds slowly, a lot of various electronic noises, built … Continue reading Single Review: The Suncharms – Red Dust