16/6/17 New Release Roundup

Singles Wolf Alice - Yuk Foo: This is Wolf Alice's first single from their upcoming 2nd album 'Visions of A Life' and they definitely aren't holding back upon their return. The track is furious straight out of the gates, with Ellie Rowsell's vocal performance being incredibly strong. 90% Everything Everything - Can't Do: Everything Everything return … Continue reading 16/6/17 New Release Roundup

Amber Arcades- Cannonball EP Review.

This EP follows on from 2016's brilliant 'Fading Lines' album and the quality of Annelotte's songwriting and melodies hasn't wavered. A cover of a track originally by Nick Drake kicks off the project, with 'Which Will' being brilliantly interpreted; it doesn't sound out of place with any of the tracks on this EP or her debut album. … Continue reading Amber Arcades- Cannonball EP Review.

19/5/17 New Release Roundup

Singles The Dears- 1998: This track, taken from The Dears' upcoming album 'Times Infinity Volume Two' is an emotional cut; the repeated refrain 'This Is Being Alive' comes across as genuine, with frontman Murray Lightburn putting in a great vocal performance. 85% Royal Blood - Hook, Line and Sinker: This is the second single to be taken … Continue reading 19/5/17 New Release Roundup

Peaness – Are You Sure? EP Review

Having heard the lead single 'Same Place' before the EP, I had high hopes that the other tracks they would come out with would be a similar standard of lo-fi indie goodness. They were! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF82YNt7PBM 'Same Place' is a great piece of lo-fi indie pop that will stick in your head for days, and sums … Continue reading Peaness – Are You Sure? EP Review

Kasabian – For Crying Out Loud review.

The Leicester lads keep the big hits coming on their 6th studio effort.    If there was any worry that Kasabian were going to drastically change their sound on their new album, it doesn't linger for long, with opening track 'Ill Ray (The King) kicking things off with the Leicester band's trademark energy and swagger. … Continue reading Kasabian – For Crying Out Loud review.