Single Review: ÆUR – Lustral

ÆUR is a rock/thrash/experimental outfit from New Rochelle, New York and today I will be reviewing a track they sent to me, where they ‘honor the memory of NIRVANA/STP 90's grunge era style’. I was quite excited to review this entry as it was one of the submissions I got while I was taking a … Continue reading Single Review: ÆUR – Lustral

Single Review: Erection – Fuck You

Erection are a four piece, power punk group from Regensburg in Southeast Germany. Today I will be reviewing their single ‘Fuck You’ which was released on May 5th 2020. ‘Fuck You’ kicks off hard and fast with the eponymous line spoken right away, you feel the passion and intensity delivered by the group vocals. I … Continue reading Single Review: Erection – Fuck You

Single Review: Rather Raccoon – Golden Days

Rather Raccoon are a four piece punk rock group from Bavaria and today I’ll be reviewing their single ‘Golden Days’ which was released on November 15th 2019. ‘Golden Days’ opens with a busy but not overly fast combination of guitar, bass and drums that slowly build in speed and intensity as the song progresses. I … Continue reading Single Review: Rather Raccoon – Golden Days

EP Review: Päter – SOLE

Päter is a musician based in Toronto that we’ve both reviewed and interviewed on Off the Record before and with their newest EP release, SOLE, of course we jumped at the chance to review them again. Dam, Damn Starting off with Dam, Damn - a song I‘ve reviewed on it’s own! It’s a great start … Continue reading EP Review: Päter – SOLE

Single Review: Riiottt – TN (Freestyle)

Riiottt is a musician and self-described fairy who I first discovered because of Vice. I felt like they had good vibes so I thought I’d review their single ‘TN (Freestyle)’ which was released on March 13th 2020. ‘TN (Freestyle)’ starts off slow with a building synthy tone that rises and fades nicely, merging with some … Continue reading Single Review: Riiottt – TN (Freestyle)

Single Review: Roberta Childs – Colours

Roberta Childs is a singer/songwriter from Glasgow and today I'll be reviewing her single ‘Colours’ which was released on October 10th 2019.  ‘Colours’ opens fast with a heavy pounding bass sequence that builds until the vocal breakdown, where the tone and feel of the track shifts somewhat. It still maintains a high energy and there … Continue reading Single Review: Roberta Childs – Colours

Single Review: Danielle Cohn – Various Tracks

Danielle Cohn is a Tik-Tok influencer and musical artist from Orlando, Florida. Who actually first gained prominence on the Tik-Tok precursor Musical.ly before making the transition when the app merged with ByteDance. She currently has 18.5 million followers on the platform, and 2.2 billion likes on her videos. I’ve seen videos from the artist pop … Continue reading Single Review: Danielle Cohn – Various Tracks

Single Review: Amanda Marie Wilkinson – Spiritual Level

Amanda Marie Wilkinson is exciting fans far and wide with her new electronic pop track 'Spiritual Level'. It is a track which does not conform with the status quo, and the direction Amanda and her producer have taken is revitalising.  Starting we hear the Texas-born singer delving deep with her vocal greeting us instantly. She … Continue reading Single Review: Amanda Marie Wilkinson – Spiritual Level

EP Review: SkagHoors – The Four Play

SkagHoors are a four piece, Ayrshire based, punk rock & roll outfit and today I will be reviewing their EP ‘The Four Play’ which was released on July 15th 2019.  ‘(No More) U.K. Bombs’ opens with a kid reciting a nursery rhyme before kicking off to an awesome high energy blend of guitar, percussion and … Continue reading EP Review: SkagHoors – The Four Play

Single Review: Lily Marie Antonini – Follow the Sunshine

Lily Marie Antonini is a singer/songwriter and musician who I came across on Instagram and today I’ll be reviewing ‘Follow the Sunshine’ one of the singles off her May 2020 album ‘Talent’. ‘Follow the Sunshine’ starts off slowly with the gentle a cappella harmonies between Lily and the other vocalist. The melody is relatively simple … Continue reading Single Review: Lily Marie Antonini – Follow the Sunshine

Single Review: Ashley Lauren – Alive

Ashley Lauren is back with her new single, 'Alive'. It is a track which takes the New York singer to a whole new level with fans flocking far and wide to grab a listen.  Moreover, kicking off autumn in style, Ashley Lauren pushes ahead with a performance which has the X-Factor. For me, vocally, Ashley … Continue reading Single Review: Ashley Lauren – Alive

Single Review: Jahplaka – One Man

Jahplaka is a Reggae/Ragga/Soca artist from Ghana and today I will be reviewing his latest single ‘One Man’ which was released on the 18th September 2020. ‘One Man’ opens fast, some tight electronic percussion and Jahplaka’s vocals are delivered hard, fast and with expert style. You really do get swept up in this track, it's … Continue reading Single Review: Jahplaka – One Man

Single Review: WOLFBERRY – Let’s Make Fire

WOLFBERRY is rising out of the underground with her latest release 'Let's Make Fire'. It is a track which takes hints from a variety of sources, and for me, I can hear a James Bond vibe from the moment it kicks off. Furthermore, it starts with a powerful opener which has soundtrack quality, especially with … Continue reading Single Review: WOLFBERRY – Let’s Make Fire

Single Review: Leon Top – Devil’s Glass

Leon Top are a Japanese musical duo made up of twin sisters Mai and Yui Otsuka. Today I will be reviewing their single ‘Devil’s Glass’ which was released on July 27th 2020.  ‘Devil’s Glass’ opens with a synthy harmonic vocalisation that merges with electronic notes as the track weaves forward, a perfect blend of the … Continue reading Single Review: Leon Top – Devil’s Glass

Single Review: Laura Pieri – All I Need

Laura Pieri is a Brazilian born music artist from São Paulo, who is currently based in California. Today I will be reviewing her single ‘All I Need’ which was released on the 13th March 2020. ‘All I Need’ opens with a soft, melodic piano that immediately picks up, gaining momentum and a synthy vibe that … Continue reading Single Review: Laura Pieri – All I Need