Thursday 27 February 2014

Review of "Love Death Immorality" by Glitch Mob

Glitch Mob’s debut, Drink the Sea, was rich in atmosphere and although the tracks were a little too quirky for your average night club they had a unique character to them that pulled in the listener. Love Death Immorality, the electronic three-piece’s second album, seems to be a step in the wrong direction. 

Friday 21 February 2014

Review of "The Brink" by The Jezabels

Eighties New Wave is being revived to death. 

Thursday 20 February 2014

Review of "Civilia Demo" by Isaiah Rashad

Top Dawg Entertainment’s latest inductee shows off his versatility on this super-chill so-called “EP” (since when did a nearly-fifty-minute running time not constitute as a full album?). 

Thursday 6 February 2014

Review of "Benji" by Sun Kil Moon

At a glance, some of the track titles on this album – “I can’t live without my mum” and “I love my dad” – initially struck me as childish and soppy. However, this succinct openness swiftly reveals itself to be the thing that makes Benji so goddamn good.

Wednesday 5 February 2014

Review of "So Long, See You Tomorrow" by Bombay Bicycle Club

So Long, See You Tomorrow is a vibrant, jaunty record buzzing with cosmopolitan sounds from all around the globe. 

Tuesday 4 February 2014

Review of "Rave Tapes" by Mogwai

This is my first encounter with Glaswegian post-rock group, Mogwai. I’ve never liked the term “post-rock” but because I don’t know how else to categorise this group I’ll roll with the term just this once.