Album Reviews

  1. The Radio Dept. – Clinging To A Scheme (Labrador)

    The Radio Dept. – Clinging To A Scheme (Labrador)

    A vibe that is very much independent - artsy but not too hip, pop but not over the top...

    Posted on May 27th, 2010

  2. The Ruby Suns - Sea Lion (Memphis Industries)

    The Ruby Suns - Sea Lion (Memphis Industries)

    Across the course of forty minutes, The Ruby Suns pack in an obscene number of ideas and flourishes, but crucially remember to write some melodies as well.

    Posted on Apr 28th, 2010

  3. I Was a Cub Scout – I Want You to Know that There is Always Hope (XL)

    I Was a Cub Scout – I Want You to Know that There is Always Hope (XL)

    Shiny on the outside, a hollow shell of nothingness in the middle.

    Posted on Apr 28th, 2010

  4. Dead Like Harry - Know The Joy Of Good Living (The Label)

    Dead Like Harry - Know The Joy Of Good Living (The Label)

    Twelve cheery, summery tracks to keep you in a state of mildly happy soporific indifference until the sun really comes out.

    Posted on Apr 28th, 2010

  5. The Black Swan Effect - Admission (Real World)

    The Black Swan Effect - Admission (Real World)

    A collection of larger-than-life journeys of three and a half minutes with a Radiohead vibe.

    Posted on Apr 25th, 2010

  6. Kenny Graham & His Satellites - Moondog And Suncat Suites (Trunk)

    Kenny Graham & His Satellites - Moondog And Suncat Suites (Trunk)

    An homage to Moondog, featuring Kenny Graham and some of the biggest British names in fifties jazz music.

    Posted on Apr 25th, 2010

  7. d_rradio & Lianne Hall - Making Spaces (Sentence)

    d_rradio & Lianne Hall - Making Spaces (Sentence)

    d_rradio are back with a different sound, born from a collaboration with songwriter Lianne Hall.

    Posted on Apr 25th, 2010

  8. Anais Mitchell – Hadestown (Righteous Babe)

    Anais Mitchell – Hadestown (Righteous Babe)

    The story of Orpheus in twenty beautifully intoxicating tracks.

    Posted on Apr 25th, 2010

  9. The Infesticons - Bedford Park (Big Dada)

    The Infesticons - Bedford Park (Big Dada)

    A hip-hop record with a tribal feel and a lot of enthusiasm.

    Posted on Apr 25th, 2010

  10. Billy Jenkins - I Am A Man From Lewisham (VOTP)

    Billy Jenkins - I Am A Man From Lewisham (VOTP)

    A blues album performed by a splendid selection of musicians led by Billy Jenkins and his guitar.

    Posted on Apr 25th, 2010

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