Tag: review

The Pigeon Detectives Light up Rock City with 10th Anniversary Tour

The Pigeon Detectives – Rock City, Nottingham – 20/10/17 The Pigeon Detectives have a new tour with an old twist as they celebrate a decade since the release of ‘Wait for Me’- the debut album which went platinum and skyrocketed...

/ 15th November 2017

The Mountain Between Us: A Star-studded Lukewarm Romance?

When two strangers charter a small plane in the midst of a looming storm, crashing into Utah’s mountainous wilderness in mid-winter was not what they expected. Alex (Kate Winslet) and Ben (Idris Elba) must work together to survive, but as...

/ 14th November 2017

Kodaline release heart-warming new EP ‘Ready to Change’

Heartbreakingly raw lyrics are met with melancholic piano in Kodaline’s new EP ‘Ready to Change.’ The track which speaks of the bands old friend, expresses humanly of wanting to change, screaming out for it but not being ready to. The...

/ 13th November 2017

Canadian Experimental Outfit Impress with Sixth Studio Album

Godspeed You! Black Emperor – “Luciferian Towers” Review Canadian experimental band Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s sixth-studio album Luciferian Towers is a rather subtle deviation of their previous work. Offering lighter tones and what could perhaps be considered more generic riffs...

/ 30th October 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

Julian Barratt brings Mindhorn out of retirement in a wickedly funny sleuth spoof

If years of watching films has taught me anything, it is that spoof films rarely occupy a middle ground – they are normally either wickedly funny, or painfully unfunny. Thankfully, Mindhorn, starring and co-written by Julian Barratt (co-creator of The Mighty...

/ 16th May 2017

The XX – Nottingham Motorpoint Arena (04/03/17)

The xx were back in Nottingham – four years after their last shows in Britain – for the first night of the UK leg of the I See You world tour. The band have a busy schedule ahead of them, including a sold-out residency...

/ 11th March 2017

An Interview With Sundara Karma

After releasing their debut album last month, indie band Sundara Karma performed to a packed-out 02 Academy Leicester on Monday 20th January, following the news that their ‘Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect’ tour has now completely sold out. The first support...

/ 1st March 2017

Daisy – Murder Porn – EP Review

Daisy marks Oxford-based musician Luke Allmond’s third and most sombre project. Currently gaining momentum in the Oxfordshire area, the first EP Murder Porn gives a tantalising taste of, what I hope, is the mere tip of the iceberg. The EP...

/ 18th January 2017

Four TV Shows with LGBT Characters You Might Not Have Heard Of

In the last few years, LGBT representation on TV has improved significantly. There are more gay storylines in British soaps, stateside Smithers from The Simpsons is now out and proud, and on Netflix, Laverne Cox and Ruby Rose have been...

/ 24th June 2016