Tag: LP

Review: The Black Keys – ‘Turn Blue’

With the pre-release coverage of Turn Blue, the new album from Ohioan rock duo The Black Keys, Dan Auerbach and Pat Carney, faced much more attention than they had experienced with any of their previous releases. This is largely due...

/ 23rd May 2014

Review: Jake Bugg – ‘Shangri La’

Jake Bugg burst into general consciousness with the release of his self-titled debut album in September of 2012. A number one debut is an impressive feat, but a bigger challenge would be recording a follow-up that equalled or bettered the...

/ 20th November 2013

Review: Dan Le Sac Vs. Scroobius Pip – ‘Repent, Replenish, Repeat’

Repent, Replenish, Repeat is the third album by Dan Le Sac Vs. Scroobius Pip. Since their last release, both members have released independent solo work, and on this album they seem even closer for it. Whilst Logic of Chance seemed...

/ 12th October 2013

Review: Arctic Monkeys – ‘AM’

The questions asked by AM go further than song titles such as ‘R U Mine?’ ‘Do I Wanna Know?’ and ‘Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?’ Before the full release of the album it was the fans of...

/ 13th September 2013

Review: Mona – ‘Torches & Pitchforks’

Two years on from their self-titled debut Ohio-born, and in the main underrated, quartet Mona have finally released their second collection of true American rock ‘n’ roll. From the off, it’s clear that Torches & Pitchforks is another raucous, guitar-filled...

/ 16th August 2013

Feature: The Return of Mother Monster

Despite a bad start to 2013 which saw her record-breaking world tour cut short for emergency hip surgery Lady Gaga – a.k.a Mother Monster – is still making her highly anticipated return to the music world with third album ARTPOP....

/ 14th August 2013

Review: The Civil Wars – ‘The Civil Wars’

The Civil Wars write songs about love, but they do not write love songs. They write songs about unrequited love, they write ‘will they won’t they’, they write falling together, or falling apart, no longer in love or never in...

/ 9th August 2013

Review: Robin Thicke – ‘Blurred Lines’

When Robin Thicke released the title track from his new album Blurred Lines, it seemed like a new beginning for the 36-year-old, whose previous material was average at best. Ameri-Canadian Thicke has always been noted for his R&B musicality, and...

/ 2nd August 2013

Review: AlunaGeorge – ‘Body Music’

AlunaGeorge have to be one of the freshest sounds to come out in many years. Together the pair – Aluna Fracis and George Reid – have created a feel of garage, house and pop, all mixed together like a trifle...

/ 31st July 2013

Review: Fuck Buttons – ‘Slow Focus’

Tarot Sport is the name of Fuck Buttons’ last album. Released in 2009, it was near destructive in its arrival. It was brilliant, it was beautiful, and for many it was un-toppable. It was filled with electronic ‘techno’ with melodies that you’d find...

/ 23rd July 2013