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: 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: 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

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

Single Review: Heavy Broken Machines – We Are Here

Heavy Broken Machines are an Alt-rock/Darkpop four piece made up of Dav on Vocals, Graham on Guitars, Kev on Bass and Graham on Drums/Percussion. Today, I will be reviewing their single ‘We Are Here’ which was released on the 16th April 2021. ‘We Are Here’ opens with a deep, gritty instrumental backing, a powerful fusion … Continue reading Single Review: Heavy Broken Machines – We Are Here

Single Review: Steam Powered Giraffe – Various Tracks

So first off, I have been a fan of this group since about 2011/2012 and it is one of my biggest regrets in life that I didn’t get a chance to go along with Tori B Bearly to see them when they came to the UK in August 2016 to perform at The Asylum Steampunk … Continue reading Single Review: Steam Powered Giraffe – Various Tracks

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

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