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EP Review: Ed Harcourt – Time of Dust

January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ed Harcourt has said this in regards to his latest release, the ‘mini-album’ Time of Dust: ‘Early next year, I’m heading into the studio with Flood (Nine Inch Nails, PJ Harvey, etc.) to work on...

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Band Of Skulls’ new album Himalayan is due out in March of next year, but for now fans have been provided a taster in the form of the single Asleep At The Wheel. The group...

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Record Rewind: The Doors – The Doors

December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jim Morrison’s body lies in the Pere-Lachaise Cemetery in Paris. His grave is rather unassuming, at least it is these days – an impressive bust of his head which once sat atop the gravestone was...

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‘Any of you fucking pricks move, and I’ll execute every motherfucking last one of you!’ shrieks Honey Bunny, and with that, Dick Dale, the king of surf guitar, launches into the exotic rapid fire plucking...

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Knocking Ghost are Rob Taylor and Neil Quinlan, a duo united by a taste for electronic music and a knack for penning it. Beginning as a remix collective, their collective musical consciousness soon gravitated towards...

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The world recently mourned the death of Lou Reed – deadpan poet, songwriter, the Stravinsky of guitar feedback. The reaction to this news was profound; one that would have been unimaginable in 1968 when Reed’s...

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The Boss is back. Bruce Springsteen’s new album High Hopes is to be released in January, but for now fans have been provided a taster in the form of the boisterous title-track recorded in collaboration...

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With their latest single Raising Hell, Bullet For My Valentine have pushed their sound in a slightly different direction, stating that they sought to provide ‘a more intense, thrasher style of metal’. Whilst I am...

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With their new EP, Like A Dream, Francis and the Lights have presented a set of radiantly colourful tracks that are soulful in spite of their minimalistic production. If you check out the video clip...

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With only a few online demos to her name, Sian King, aka Bon-Bon, scored a set at the Glastonbury Festival this year, and is now set to release her debut EP, She Don’t Want To...

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I recently sat in a dimly lit sub-street level bar on MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village, New York City. I silently dedicated my drink to the late Dave Van Ronk, the man endowed with the...

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Some Songs With Some Friends is a set of four fresh tracks from Lewis Watson and, as the title suggests, some friends.. The EP sees Watson in collaboration with Gabrielle Aplin, Kimberly Anne and Hudson...

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Album Review: Adam Brand – My Acoustic Diary

November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Adam Brand’s latest album, My Acoustic Diary, is a collection of fifteen songs, thirteen of which are rerecorded versions of tunes that represent his ‘growth as a songwriter and as an artist trying to find...

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