Tags : new releases

Album Review: Sucker // Charli XCX

Known for her obscure outfits and working with artists such as Icona Pop and Rita Ora, the antagonistic ambiances of pop-punk supreme Charli XCX’s latest album Sucker display associations with one word: attitude. What’s more, the album delivers strong messages of breaking rules, falling drunkenly down stairs and crashing parties which patently presents Sucker as […]Read More

Album Review: Title // Meghan Trainor

The singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor’s previous credentials include being a member of her family band Island Fusion, and self producing some demo albums. Her influences cover an eclectic range including Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, and Bruno Mars. In the summer of 2014, she released the infectious yet controversial track All About That Bass. Although her critics […]Read More

Album Review: Hope is Just a State of Mind //

And they said indie music was dead. Following a pretty hectic year, Tyne and Wear band Little Comets have just released their third studio album Hope is Just a State of Mind, featuring a careful assortment of tracks from recent EPs and previously unheard new material. The first album on the band’s own independent label […]Read More

Album Review: Petals // Darlia

Mini Albums are not really heard of nowadays, but then again Darlia are not exactly an ‘orthodox’ band. Their latest release is a ‘mini album’ entitled Petals, comprising of a mere 8 songs and with only 1 of the songs previously unheard, it seems like there’s not much to be excited about. Oh how wrong you’d be thinking that. […]Read More

Album Review: Vulnicura // Björk

Björk, full name, Björk Guðmundsdóttir , is an Icelandic singer-songwriter, producer, actress and multi-instrumentalist. Her new album released last month Vulnicura consolidates three decades in the music business, first starting as the lead singer of alternative rock band The Sugarcubes, who in 1987 achieved a hit single in both the US and UK with ‘Birthday’. […]Read More

Album Review: Happy People // Peace

Out to change the world through art, Peace’s much awaited second album is the new manifesto for the modern teen. Singing the words that mere mortals struggle to articulate, the new kings of indie say a big ‘f-you’ to tradition. Bold and triumphant, Happy People is a glorious album that radiates youth and charisma. [youtube […]Read More

Album Review: A Flourish and a Spoil // The Districts

It’s been a big year for The Districts. Following the release of a self-titled EP in early 2014, they’ve sold out shows in the US, played all over Europe, and supported the likes of The Decemberists. On some level, though, they’re still just four beanie-clad under 21s, producing bluesy rock with the slightest tinge of […]Read More

Album Review: Unguarded // Rae Morris

After years of being a guest vocalist for acts such as Bombay Bicycle Club and Clean Bandit, 2015 marks the spell where Rae Morris takes centre stage with her eagerly anticipated debut release. The record takes you on a journey, an insight to Rae’s perspective of events. Each track has a concept and expresses its […]Read More

Album Review: The Mindsweep // Enter Shikari

The Mindsweep is the genre defying Enter Shikari’s 4th album and definitely their most expansive and accomplished. The St Albans quartet here showcase an eclectic mix of more intimate and stirring pieces, which surfaced on their previous album, and the rage and pounding beats and riffs that are characteristic of their music. Here they take […]Read More

Album Review: Strange Desire // Bleachers

With the current world domination Taylor Swift is creating with her recent album 1989, it only seems right that you’re all introduced to one man who was part of that journey. This man is fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff, who during this break the band has taken, has been working on some big projects such as […]Read More

Album Review: Ryan Adams (Self-Titled)

With 14 studio albums since the turn of the millennium, it’s justifiable to declare Ryan Adams a seasoned master of the alternative genre. Whether it’s been as a solo artist or leader of The Cardinals, Adams is arguably the best song writer of his generation.  An artist for whom making records seems to be a […]Read More