Saturday, 30 January 2016

Review of 'Here Comes Washer' by Washer


This Brooklyn rock duo don’t do clean. I’m not saying they’ve got a swearing problem. And I’m not implying that the members of Washer don’t wash either. I mean to say that there’s nothing clean about these dudes’ sound, and it’s beautiful.

Friday, 29 January 2016

How I Feel About White Rappers Dropping the N-word...


A couple years ago, I stumbled across this freestyle by Oakland rapper V-Nasty. I was shocked. 'Always on my toes 'cos I've got to stay focused' what kind of shoddy lyricism is that? But that wasn't the real source of my dismay. Listen below and hear for yourself.

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Review of 'Adore Life' by Savages


Despite love being the running theme on this album, all-female London rockers Savages aren’t sounding any more romantic, certainly instrumentally.

Friday, 22 January 2016

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Review of '★' by David Bowie


I thought he was The Man Who Fell To Earth? I thought he was the Goblin King? Alas, no-one it seems - even the mystical and legendary David Bowie - is immune to dying.

Thursday, 14 January 2016

BEST AND WORST NEW TRACKS OF THE WEEK 15/01/2016: David Bowie, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West and more...


It’s unfortunate that the birth of this new year has already been memorialised with the death of a musical icon. Does this spell out doom and gloom for the music industry? I’d like to think not. Continuing my ‘Tracks of the Week’ segment I bring you this first annual instalment, kicking 2016 off with some big names to prove that all is not lost. Big names like globally-renowned New York rockers, Washer. Everyone knows them. I can’t say I’m all that familiar with this Kanye West fellow though…