Tag: thoughts

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

In the Demon Music Mailbox: The Undivided – ‘This New Day’ (Album)

With crashing drums and soaring guitar, The Undivided are sure to burst straight out of the South Wales Valleys and right into the sphere of public consciousness following the release of their debut LP This New Day last month. The alternative-rock...

/ 22nd May 2014

Live Review: Miley Cyrus, Leeds First Direct Arena, 10/05/2014

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you’ll be well aware of Miley Cyrus’ recent escapades. From popularising twerking to straddling a wrecking ball naked, Miley has certainly found a variety of controversial ways to keep...

/ 21st May 2014

Review: Pixies – ‘Indie Cindy’

Within a week of Pixies walking into a Welsh recording studio, founding member bassist and vocalist Kim Deal quit the band. The three remaining members nobly decided to continue writing, recording and producing the first Pixies album of new material...

/ 9th May 2014

In the Demon Music Mailbox: Luke Sital-Singh – ‘Greatest Lovers’ (Single)

Luke Sital-Singh has been trundling around the indie circuits for a while now, supporting acts like The Rolling Stones and Arctic Monkeys. His latest single ‘Greatest Lovers’, released earlier this week (April 14), is a staple of the current indie-rock/pop...

/ 16th April 2014

Live Review: Bipolar Sunshine, The Temple @Birmingham Institute, 30/03/2014

In a little room right at the top of Birmingham’s Institute, Adio Marchant – performing under the moniker Bipolar Sunshine – steps up to the mic with his band in tow, ready to deliver a stunning eleven-song-strong set list. Don’t...

/ 15th April 2014

Review: We Are The In Crowd – ‘Weird Kids’

It has been nearly three years since the release of their debut album Best Intentions, but We Are The In Crowd are finally back on the scene with their brand new album Weird Kids. Speaking to Alter The Press!, frontwoman Tay...

/ 6th March 2014

Live Review: Paolo Nutini @ London Boston Arms, 11/02/2014

Paisley-born singing sensation Paolo Nutini made his long-awaited live comeback earlier this month (February 11), as he serenaded invited fans and music industry guests with a variety of new material during an intimate gig at London’s Boston Arms. The 27-year-old...

/ 25th February 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