Album, Single, EP and Live Reviews

  1. Harmonious Thelonious: Cheapo Sounds (Bureau B)

    Albums: Harmonious Thelonious: Cheapo Sounds (Bureau B)

    Modern electronica created on retro-futurist kit. Intellectual exercise? Analogue nostalgia? Uneasy listening? All of the above

    Posted on Jan 29th, 2023

  2. SUEP: Shop (Memorials of Distinction)

    Albums: SUEP: Shop (Memorials of Distinction)

    Promising debut mini LP by off-beam alt pop outfit

    Posted on Jan 28th, 2023

  3. Desperate Journalist: Live At JT Soar (Self Released)

    Albums: Desperate Journalist: Live At JT Soar (Self Released)

    Love Is Like A Heatwave: Exemplary London post-punks exhilarating live set captured for posterity

    Posted on Jan 5th, 2023

  4. NOFX: Double Album (Fat Wreck Chords)

    Albums: NOFX: Double Album (Fat Wreck Chords)

    Album number fifteen from the US punk legends, they’re pushing sixty and doing just fine

    Posted on Dec 20th, 2022

  5. Martin Rev: Les Nymphes (Bureau B) (Reissue)

    Albums: Martin Rev: Les Nymphes (Bureau B) (Reissue)

    Legendary Suicide keyboardist / programmer turns 90s techno inside-out to trippy, intriguing effect on idea-packed, sprawling reissue

    Posted on Nov 28th, 2022

  6. By The Sea: Heaven Knows Magnolia (Dell’Orso Records)

    Albums: By The Sea: Heaven Knows Magnolia (Dell’Orso Records)

    Wirral dream pop specialists return with first new album in eight years

    Posted on Nov 3rd, 2022

  7. Tallies @ Kazimier Stockroom, Liverpool, 29.10.22

    Live Reviews: Tallies @ Kazimier Stockroom, Liverpool, 29.10.22

    Canadian dream pop mavens continue their ascent in confident style

    Posted on Oct 31st, 2022

  8. Alien Tango

    Live Reviews: Alien Tango @ Moth Club, London 22.10.22

    Currently headlining Wembley in an alternate reality: a maximalist mix of old-skool rock star charisma and pulsating disco transcendence

    Posted on Oct 25th, 2022

  9. PUP

    Live Reviews: PUP @ SWX, Bristol, 20.10.22

    Toronto punks on blazing, life affirming form live in Bristol

    Posted on Oct 24th, 2022

  10. Mark Peters: Red Sunset Dreams (Sonic Cathedral)

    Albums: Mark Peters: Red Sunset Dreams (Sonic Cathedral)

    Engineers alumnus returns with evocative second solo disc

    Posted on Oct 16th, 2022

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