Blast From The Past: Malibu // Anderson .Paak

Five years ago today, Anderson .Paak dropped the Grammy-nominated Malibu, a neo-soul masterpiece often cited as his best work. I’d be inclined to agree with the consensus: Oxnard felt like slightly bland pandering with its excess of features (although the presence of Q-Tip was much appreciated) and Ventura was a bit closer to what was […]Read More

Hungry for Horror: 5 RPG Maker Games Worth A Scream

In 1992, Japanese publishing group ASCII Media Works released RPG Tsukūru Dante98, the very first iteration of the RPG Maker series. The RPG Maker series is somewhat self-explanatory: each entry in the series provides a fairly straightforward way to make simple JRPG games in the style of titles like Final Fantasy or Dragon Quest, with […]Read More

Album Review: Man on the Moon III: The Chosen //

Just over a month ago it was the ten-year anniversary of the second album in Kid Cudi’s Man On The Moon trilogy, Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager. Around the same time, Kid Cudi released the trailer for the final entry in the trilogy, and then just a week ago he […]Read More

Interview: Forgetting the Future

Forgetting the Future are an indie rock band from a town called Thurso in northern Scotland. The outfit consists of singer/songwriter Robbie McNicol, guitarist Jamie Mackay, bassist Max Paul and drummer Connor Wilson. They formed in 2014 when they were around fourteen; creating music together for that long and from such a young age has […]Read More

Track Review: Yesterday // Loyle Carner

In 2019, NME Award winner Loyle Carner released his sophomore album Not Waving, But Drowning to critical and commercial success, with the album peaking at #3 on the UK Charts. Now he’s released his first single of the year, ‘Yesterday’, a dream collaboration with one of hip-hop’s greatest producers ever in Madlib. You can watch […]Read More

Album Review: War Beats // DEF NEON

DEF NEON are back with War Beats, four years after the release of their self-titled debut in 2016. The North Wales based duo, consisting of vocalist and bassist Emily Gresham and producer and multi-instrumentalist Michael Harmina, have fought against categorisation since their debut, describing themselves in a borderline oxymoronic fashion as “Daft Punk meets Siouxsie […]Read More

Blast From The Past: Man on the Moon II: The

A couple of weeks ago, Kid Cudi released a YouTube video teasing the third instalment of the Man on the Moon trilogy; a trilogy of albums that had commenced with his 2009 debut album, Man on the Moon: The End of Day. And now, his sophomore effort, the 2010 concept album Man on the Moon […]Read More