Album Review: The Wombats – Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life

Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life Released 9th January 2018 Words: Caleb Curtis There’s few bands out there who fronted the post-punk movement in the 2000s and are still around to tell the tale. The Wombats can boast this feat, however, with the release of their fourth album Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life landing … Continue reading

Album Review: Hookworms – Microshift

Microshift Released: January 2018 Words: Mike Freeman Despite a disastrous flood that wrecked their studio, the morale of the Leeds-based psych-rock band, Hookworms, prevailed and led them to create a diverse and energising third album, sure to entertain from beginning to end. Hookworms have knocked many bricks from their usual wall-of-sound aesthetic, allowing the vocals … Continue reading

Album Review: BRMC – Wrong Creatures

Wrong Creatures Released Jan 12th 2018 Words: Nick Jacques So here we are, it’s 2018 and with the New Year up and running we have a new Black Rebel Motor Cycle Club album and does it come with a new direction? Electro or possibly Euro-pop I hear you cry?? Erm…. no it doesn’t. It’s the … Continue reading

Album Review: Catholic Action – In Memory Of

In Memory Of Released 20th October 2017 Words: Gary Feeney   Catholic Action have been regulars on Popped in recent times, so naturally their debut album, In Memory Of, was one we’ve been eagerly anticipating for a while. Since the release of their first single, L.U.V., the band’s following has steadily increased thanks to a … Continue reading

Album Review: Zola Jesus – Okovi

Zola Jesus – Okovi Released 29th July 2017 Words: Nick Jacques Background: Nika Rosa Danilova, or better known as Zola Jesus, has been an active recording artist for more than a decade and has released an esteemed full-length 5 albums and 3 Eps. Her 6th album Okovi is her latest offering. For those of you … Continue reading

Album Review: Meadowlark – Postcards

Postcards Released 30th June 2017 Words: Leander Hobbs The debut album. Always a difficult thing to pull off and get right first time. Even more so if you are a duo that hasn’t been performing that long together (a mere five years) and come from very different backgrounds (film and social media stardom) with very different influences (rock meets … Continue reading

Album Review: Ulrika Spacek – Modern English

Modern English Decoration Released 2nd June 2017 Words: Nick Jacques This is the 2nd album from the Reading foursome Ulrika Spacek called Modern English Decoration. They like a lot of bands, have over time evolved before settling into a shape and colour they’re comfortable with. It’s with Modern English Decoration that we can definitely see … Continue reading

Album Review: The Amazons – The Amazons

The Amazons Released May 26th 2017 Words: Gary Lambert From Midnight tonight The Amazons self-titled debut album will be available to listen to, but we’ve had a sneak peek. And after being fans of the band since the start, it was so exciting to get a copy of it to review.  But with that excitement … Continue reading

Album Review: Clean Cut Kid – Felt

Felt Released 5th May 2017 Words: Elena Katrina Now I have, for the most part, removed myself from any responsibility of writing about bands that I am friends with but I’m the boss so I can make and break my own rules and quite frankly, I’m so in love with this that I want the … Continue reading

Album Review: The Big Moon – Love In The 4th Dimension

Love In The 4th Dimension Released April 7th 2017 Words: Lewis Rogers After being one of Britain’s biggest buzz bands since 2014, London’s The Big Moon have finally unveiled their long awaited debut album Love In The 4th Dimension. Being a fan of their singles and EP and having seen one of their excellent live … Continue reading

Album Review: Alex Vargas – Cohere

Cohere Released 31st March 2017 Words: Leander Hobbs Alex Vargas lays himself bare today (31st March) with the release of Cohere, the new album and by far the greatest body of work by the Danish-born musician to date. Cohere is a remarkable album, difficult to categorize with its big-band production complete with jazz-styled orchestra and … Continue reading

Album Review: Frances – Things I’ve Never Said

Things I’ve Never Said Released 17th March 2017 Words: Elena Katrina Well it would be remiss of me to not cover the debut album by Frances having reviewed almost all of her singles since day dot and having seen her live progression from solo artist in all of the sense of the word, to working … Continue reading

Album Review: Amber Run – For A Moment, I Was Lost

For  A Moment, I Was Lost Released February 10th 2017 Words: Elena Katrina The impending doom some bands must feel when they begin working on their notoriously “difficult second album”. You have had a lifetime’s worth of experiences and practise to hone yourselves to the best of what you want to be for your debut … Continue reading

Album Review: New Moons Vol 7

New Moons Vol 7 Released 1st January 2017 Words: Gary Lambert Reviewing the New Moons new compilation (Vol 7) is a wonderfully difficult thing for a music writer to do. On the one hand, it is a tremendous collection of individual tracks, but as with any compilation it is also a victim of its design. … Continue reading

Album Review: Sundara Karma – Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect

Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect Released 6th January 2017 Words: Gary Lambert The sixth of January is usually the sign for the tree and decorations to come down and for you to prepare for a month of hard times as the excess of Yuletide catches up with us all. However, 2017 has got … Continue reading

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