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Album Review: Lights – Siberia

March 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sophomore albums have always been regarded as a test in any artists longevity. Over the years there have been many cases of the one album wonders – as soon as that second album lands we may get one mediocre single and they vanish. If a successful follow up can be secured then the chances of...

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Album Review: Wallis Bird – Wallis Bird

March 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Irish singer-songwriter Wallis Bird is approaching the release of her third studio album which is released this coming Monday. The release of her latest self titled collection continues Bird’s successful journey that has been graced with critical acclaim and live support slots to some of the UK’s top acts including The Feeling, Gabrielle and Rodrigo...

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The Boss is back! American rock icon Bruce Springsteen makes his long awaited return this month with the latest album to be added to the music veterans enormous catalogue. Wrecking Ball is a superbly crafted return to form for Springsteen and an album that has come with its fair share of challenges, notably for being...

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Album Review: Cast – Troubled Times

February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Back in the early nineties when the Brit-pop movement was at its peak Cast were one of the defining bands to make the genre internationally recognized and they have always been considered one of the founding bands of the era. Along with peers like Echo and the Bunnymen, Blur, Supergrass and Suede, they found a...

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Album Review: The Fray – Scars And Stories

February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

American rock heavyweights The Fray make the long awaited return this month with the highly anticipated new record, Scars and Stories. It’s been 3 years since we heard anything from The Fray and the absence has been felt but made up ten fold with a collection of brand new, inspiring numbers of indie-rock at its...

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Album Review: Jodie Marie – Mountain Echo

February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Welsh starlet Jodie Marie is setting her sights on the top. Having already offered us two stunning tracks as a teaser to her debut album, the 20 year old songbird from small town Pembrokeshire is about to release her first full length record in the country drenched form of Mountain Echo. The star, who proved...

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Album Review: Katie Melua – Secret Symphony

February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Georgia-born singer Katie Melua adds yet another string to her bow this year with the release of her 5th studio album appropriately titled Secret Symphony and that string is quite literal in the case of this sweetly composed project which sees the singer performing with a full orchestra. Famed for her pitch perfect and faultless...

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Iconic and controversial Irish musician Sinead O’Connor is making a worthy comeback this month with her first album in 5 years. Though it seems easy to forget the incredible music that has been bestowed on us by O’Connor in a career that has spanned some 25 years simply because of the headlines that the star...

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Album Review: Alabama 3 – Shoplifting 4 Jesus

February 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Inspired by the London Riots of 2011, long standing members of the acid house movement, Alabama 3, are about to release their 9th studio album. Shoplifting 4 Jesus is the bands latest musical outing and combines some intense songwriting with the bands acclaimed, experimental approach to their genre bending signature sound. With a graphic image...

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It’s been a while since we heard from The Ting Tings. Back in 2008 the two piece electro-punk outit unleashed some pretty impressive singles right out of nowhere and an album that shot straight to the top of the charts. Combining the musicality of Jules de Martino with the distinctive and internationally recognized vocal exuberance...

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Rising Brighton 6 piece Sweet Sweet Lies are preparing themselves for the release of their debut album, The Hare, the Hound and The Tortoise,which hits the marker on Monday 20th February. The Hare, the Hound and The Tortoise is a collection where talent flows thick. Each and every track making up the meaty 12 song...

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Album Review: Metallica – Beyond Magnetic

February 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Metallica seem to be a bit of a mixed bag these days when it comes to album releases. As the undisputed juggernaughts of metal the band have gifted us with some of music’s most inspiring and influential recordings over the past 30 years, however, with the abismal (and much slated) collaborative effort with The Velvet...

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Album Review: Lana Del Rey – Born To Die

January 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

A lot of hype has surrounded New York raised singer Lana Del Rey over these past few months. Now one of the most talked about breakthrough acts, nominated for three awards at next months Brits, Del Rey found it very difficult in the beginning to stike a deal with any one of the many US...

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