Album Reviews

Sinkane – Mean Love
Ahmed Gallab has been a very busy man recently. The musician behind Sinkane has been playing shows with the star-studded Atomic Bomb! band throughout ...more
PHOX – PHOX
The self-titled debut album from PHOX, the self-proclaimed sextet of unlikely musicians, is an accomplished piece of work. You’d be forgiven for th...more
The Sea The Sea – Love We Are We Love
When Xenophon’s Anabasis soldiers following a brutal inland conflict at long last caught sight of their coastal haven, they let out a cry of joy, ...more
Client – Authority
Client have been kicking around the electro-synth-pop circuit since 2002. Their fame has grown drastically through a working relationship with the old...more
Rubblebucket – Survival Sounds
Rubblebucket. Not the catchiest name in the world, but boy do this band leave us with some memorable songs on their third album Survival Sounds; relea...more
Royal Blood – Royal Blood
With Royal Blood’s debut eponymous album, the landscape of British drum and bass is being momentously redefined. Brighton’s bearded boys of Micha...more
Mannequin Pussy/Dog Legs – Sorrythankssorry
It's this reviewer's pleasure to announce that snotty, bratty, guitar driven melodic punk is alive and well. Crumb Cabin are a very cool, very DYI col...more
Anja McCloskey – Quincy Who Waits
The half-German, half-American singer and accordionist Anja McCloskey has harbored a folk tendency since she was a small nipper when her Grandpa...more
Hyde And Beast – Keep Moving
Although there are great swathes of bands breathing life into 80s indie at the moment, there has been a distinct lack of musicians daring to take on t...more
The John Steel Singers – Everything’s a Thread
The John Steel Singers have been knocking around since 2007, and have already become legends in their native Australia, with a beautifully energetic s...more