Album, Single, EP and Live Reviews

  1. Tape Deck Mountain: True Deceiver (Self Released)

    Albums: Tape Deck Mountain: True Deceiver (Self Released)

    US grunge / shoegaze stalwarts serve up strong new set

    Posted on May 14th, 2021

  2. Sheep, Dog and Wolf: Two-Minds (Aphrodite Music)

    Albums: Sheep, Dog and Wolf: Two-Minds (Aphrodite Music)

    Bedroom polymath Daniel McBride has journeyed through a personal hell - and come out clutching treasure

    Posted on Apr 4th, 2021

  3. Hannah Peel: Fir Wave (My Own Pleasure)

    Albums: Hannah Peel: Fir Wave (My Own Pleasure)

    Storied composer / arranger returns with sumptuous new set of ambient tinged electropop

    Posted on Mar 31st, 2021

  4. Die Welttraumforscher: Die Ruckkehr der echten Menschheit: 1981-90 (Bureau B)

    Albums: Die Welttraumforscher: Die Ruckkehr der echten Menschheit: 1981-90 (Bureau B)

    Swiss auteur’s quirky electronica conjures up a fantastical world of its own

    Posted on Mar 22nd, 2021

  5. Black Honey: Written & Directed (Foxfive Records)

    Albums: Black Honey: Written & Directed (Foxfive Records)

    An album about longing to be free as much as it is celebrating being released

    Posted on Mar 13th, 2021

  6. Pino Palladino & Blake Mills: Notes With Attachments (New Deal Records)

    Albums: Pino Palladino & Blake Mills: Notes With Attachments (New Deal Records)

    Occasionally dazzling, sometimes unfocussed, storied sessioners team up for collaborative LP

    Posted on Mar 8th, 2021

  7. Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains: Banane Bleue (Domino)

    Albums: Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains: Banane Bleue (Domino)

    Pan European indie pop project return with seventh LP

    Posted on Mar 8th, 2021

  8. Pom Poko: Cheater (Bella Union)

    Albums: Pom Poko: Cheater (Bella Union)

    Oslo quartet return with impressive post punk / alt. pop referencing second LP

    Posted on Mar 6th, 2021

  9. Flyying Colours: Fantasy Country (Club AC30)

    Albums: Flyying Colours: Fantasy Country (Club AC30)

    Melbourne dream pop outfit make highly welcome return with dazzling new set

    Posted on Feb 26th, 2021

  10. Pale Waves: Who Am I? (Dirty Hit)

    Albums: Pale Waves: Who Am I? (Dirty Hit)

    Manchester indie rock outfit return with retooled sound on sterling second album

    Posted on Feb 19th, 2021

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