Album Review: The Ninth Wave – Infancy

The Ninth Wave – Infancy Words by Gary Lambert Infancy is now fully formed, rejoice!. To bring you up to speed, the first half of this album was released back in May as “Infancy Part 1”, and now it is available in the complete format. I’ve been baffled by the concept of releasing an album … Continue reading

Album Review: Swimming Tapes – Morningside

Swimming Tapes – Morning Side Words: Amy Butcher Have you ever listened to a song that instantly transports you to a nostalgic summer memory? That’s what Swimming Tapes’ debut Morningside does for me. After hearing their latest single Pyrenees, I fell in love with the London based 5-piece and I haven’t looked back. Morningside is … Continue reading

Album Spotlight: Sam Fender – Hypersonic Missiles

Sam Fender – Hypersonic Missiles Release date: 9th August 2019 Words: Sammy Sadler and Elena Katrina Today Sam Fender announces his debut album, Hypersonic Missiles is to be released this Summer. We caught up with him to delve a little deeper into his thoughts on its release; how much input he had into the track … Continue reading

Album Review: Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow

Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow Words: Sammy Sadler The queen is back and I for one am THRILLED! Making a return after four long years, Sharon Van Etten has released ‘Remind Me Tomorrow’ today and I’m so pleased to report that it’s a masterpiece. But don’t expect it to be all sunshine and rainbows – this … Continue reading

Album Review: Red Rum Club – Matador

Red Rum Club – Matador Words and Photography: Gary Lambert Since the moment a few years ago I walked into Black Lodge Brewery and heard Red Rum Club, I’ve been in adoration of the sound they create. The release of their debut album has been something that I have been waiting for excitedly with the excitement … 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: Half Moon Run – Sun Leads Me On

Sun Leads Me On Released 23rd October 2015 Words: Gary Lambert Usually it would be fair to expect an album to have an opening trio of songs which would provide the skeleton for the current style of the band and create their own musical signature. After the opening three tracks of Sun Leads Me On, … Continue reading

Album Review: Nova Heart – We Are Golden

We Are Golden Released 2nd October 2015 Words: Gary Lambert I had never heard of Nova Heart prior to volunteering to review this and upon seeing three attractive Chinese women on the album cover shot I was clueless as to what to expect. I had decided it was going to be ethereal vocals, weirdness and … Continue reading

Album Review: Maximo Park – Too Much Information

Too Much Information Released 3rd February 2014 Somehow I had forgotten about Maximo Park and for that someone should come and give me a good talking to. At the time of its release their last album The National Health didn’t excite me in anyway and I think I even missed seeing them live for the … Continue reading

Album Review: Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long, See You Tomorrow

So Long, See You Tomorrow Released Feb 3rd 2014 Sometimes you hear a song or an album and you literally want to crawl inside and explore. This is exactly what I want to do with So Long, See You Tomorrow because it feels like an adventure from the get go. Not one song sounds the … Continue reading

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