Monday 28 March 2016

Review of 'I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It' by The 1975

Rather impressively, UK rockers The 1975 play with almost every genre under the sun on this new sophomore LP. Even more impressively, they somehow manage to make it all exceedingly dull.

Saturday 26 March 2016

Review of 'untitled unmastered' by Kendrick Lamar

To Pimp A Butterfly was a bloody phenomenal album. But hell, even I’m starting to get sick of all the sycophancy. I kind of wish Kendrick would just slip up so that I don’t have to keep writing these grossly glowing reviews.

Friday 25 March 2016

BEST AND WORST NEW TRACKS OF THE WEEK 25/03/2016: M83, PHON.O, All Saints and more...

In this week's track-hunting travels, I take you all beyond the stars to a land of CGI fish and bands christened after galaxies. I've really got to work on these introductions...

Sunday 20 March 2016

Review of 'This Unruly Mess I've Made' by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

The Seattle rapper is done wearing your granddad’s clothes. His new obsession is mopeds. And self-doubt.

Friday 18 March 2016

Thursday 17 March 2016

Why do pop stars keep singing about work?

It’s all a conspiracy! In a desperate attempt to tackle mass unemployment, world governments have been teaming up with songwriters and brainwashing the public to get off their collective asses and work more.

Wednesday 16 March 2016

INTRODUCING: Shifty Chicken Shed

Throw your radio in the skip and surrender all sanity. It’s time to get acquainted with yet another bonkers band, Shifty Chicken Shed.

Tuesday 8 March 2016

Review of 'Eraser Stargazer' by Guerilla Toss

Noise rock is, by its very nature, rather unmelodious and can therefore be a lot of hard work. 

Monday 7 March 2016


In this brand spanking new section of my blog I’ll be introducing and interviewing unsigned up-and-coming artists. I’d like to kick things off by presenting to you balmy Bolton band, Limbs.

Review of 'Star Wars Headspace'

I have a bad feeling about this’ was my initial thought on this album, to quote my dad on his wedding day.

Friday 4 March 2016

BEST AND WORST NEW TRACKS OF THE WEEK 04/4/2016: Jodie Abacus, Eskimeaux, Fortunes and more...

I've had to do a lot of digging to find these underground gems. Love seems to be the big theme, even if February and all it's Valentines-Day-associated-mushiness is now behind us.