Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Review of 'Splendor & Misery' by clipping.


Blunt, rapey lyrics aren’t usually my thing. I put up with them on this noise-hop trio's latest EP Wriggle (released earlier this year) because the infectiousness made up for it, although I couldn’t help but feel frontman Daveed Diggs was discouragingly dumbing himself down. Where was the vivid and gritty storytelling of previous albums?

Friday, 25 November 2016

BEST AND WORST NEW TRACKS OF THE WEEK 25/11/2016: Hare Squead, Metallica, Father John Misty and more...


This week I bring you Irish hip hop, French experimental pop and 'ambient gender terrorism'.

Monday, 14 November 2016

Review of 'Angelic 2 the Core: Angelic Funkadelic/Angelic Rockadelic' by Corey Feldman


How did we allow this to happen? No, I don't mean Brexit or Trump or even the new Toblerone. I’m talking about 2016’s biggest atrocity - Corey Feldman’s new album.

Friday, 11 November 2016

BEST AND WORST NEW TRACKS OF THE WEEK 11/11/2016: Bruno Mars, Run the Jewels, Seprona and more...


This week I bring you some tracks to listen to whilst you dig out your nuclear bunker as we all prepare for the next four years of global tension followed by Kanye West’s inevitable presidency. THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT!

Monday, 7 November 2016

Review of 'Atrocity Exhibition' by Danny Brown


The first time I drank beer I didn’t like it. Similarly, the first time I heard Danny Brown’s pterodactyl-like squawking I almost did a Van Gogh and hacked my own ear off.

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Review of 'Take Control' by Slaves


What kind of punk band collaborates with Chase and Status? Bloody sellouts! What next – trap beats and a Nicki Minaj feature?