Album Reviews

Benjamin Clementine – At Least for Now
Benjamin Clementine is an acquired taste, and one which for the large part UK music fans haven’t obtained. Despite an impressive career to date, led...more
Seasick Steve – Sonic Soul Surfer
Sonic Soul Surfer is Seasick Steve's 7th album in 11 years. That seems a pretty average turnaround, but when you take the time to remember that t...more
Laura Marling – Short Movie
Laura Marling is a horse in search of a warrior. This is her first bad move. Horses should stick to searching for oats and merrily cantering around fi...more
The Go! Team – The Scene Between
Kicking things off with the descending sound of fizzy pop being poured into your ears, The Go! Team couldn’t have picked a more fitting way to open...more
Errors – Lease of Life
Electronic three-piece Errors popped back up on the radar in early March, with material from their new album Lease of Life. A notoriously strong live ...more
Chilly Gonzales – Chambers
“I’m Chilly Gonzales, the musical genius,” he boasts. “The whole megalomania tag that I get is very deserved,” he remarks in interviews. And...more
Cold War Kids – Hold My Home
Straight up, the best songs from Hold My Home, the new album from Cold War Kids, are “All This Could Be Yours” and “Nights & Weekends”. Th...more
Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
Melbourne native Courtney Barnett exploded onto the radar of music lovers back in the halcyon days of 2013 with the release of her split EP A Sea of S...more
Tom Brosseau – Perfect Abandon
Tom Brosseau's latest album Perfect Abandon is comparable to the beauty of nature: an amalgamation of discordance, which somehow equals grandeur and t...more
Lowell – We Loved Her Dearly
Lowell is an artist to revere. Having released her debut album We Loved Here Dearly stateside on Arts & Crafts in 2014, the Toronto based electro-...more