Tag: album review

Beach House – B-Sides and Rarities – Album Review

There aren’t many bands who are in as much control of their craft as Beach House. The dream-pop duo’s penchant for creating atmospheric, hazy songs is unwavering; manifesting itself over six albums in a nine-year period. After releasing Depression Cherry...

/ 18th July 2017

Cigarettes After Sex – Debut Album Review

Greg Gonzalez and his ambient dream pop group Cigarettes After Sex have been active since 2008, having just now released their anticipated self-titled debut album. Rather than hasty releases, they have mused over their sound and accomplished it. Ever since...

/ 21st June 2017

alt-J’s creative risks pay off on their third LP – Relaxer album review

It’s been five years since alt-J bagged the Mercury Prize for their 2012 debut An Awesome Wave and three years since the Grammy-nominated This is All Yours. Although a blend of geeky, folk/electronica-infused pop remains at the core of their sound, the group push their...

/ 12th June 2017

Is shoegaze back to stay? Let’s hope so – Slowdive album review

A common staple in the life-cycle of music is the re-appraisal of a band’s work – the passing of time can allow an album to breathe, giving it time to settle and find its place in the world after initial...

/ 18th May 2017

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – Modern Ruin – Album Review

From a quick glance, it’s easy to see that Frank Carter’s discography is eclectic. He first caught our attention spearheading the British hardcore punk scene as the frontman for Gallows. Leaving the band due to musical differences was made clear...

/ 17th January 2017