Single Reviews

Mr Jukes ft. BJ the Chicago kid-Angels/Your Love

An assured debut single for Bombay Bicycle Club frontman Jack Steadman’s solo project Mr Jukes thrusts him back into the spotlight. Mere seconds after clicking the play button on...

Loyle Carner-The Isle of Arran

Rating: With his debut album, Yesterdays Gone, set to be released on 20th January, Loyle Carner is on the brink of stardom.  The first release, ‘The Isle of Arran’,...

The Last Shadow Puppets-The Dream Synopsis EP

Rating: After Everything You’ve Come to Expect was released in April, adding another number one album to the ever growing collection of Alex Turner and Miles Kane, the boys...

Childish Gambino-Redbone

Rating: On his first full length album in 2011, Donald Glover claims ‘Gambino is a mastermind’ – at the time that seemed like an overstatement. Camp was good, in...

Childish Gambino- Me and Your Mama

Rating: Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, has had an incredible second-half of 2016. In June, he was cast in the new Spider-Man film that releases in 2017....

The XX- On Hold

Rating: The xx have long been a favourite band of mine, but with their two previous albums, xx and co-exist having been released in 2009 and 2012, they’ve remained...

Stone Roses – Beautiful Thing (Single Review)

There’s an old saying I always turn to in times such as these. In the immortal words of former President George W Bush: “Fool me once, shame on –...

Stone Roses – All for One (Single Review)

It’s been about twenty years since the Stone Roses released any new material, the Second Coming, and even that was after a five year gap.  And whilst their last...

The 1975 – Somebody Else

Rating: From the very beginning, this sounds like a 1975 song. The loop of electronic synth air behind Matty’s careful and meaningful words are unmistakable. Then there’s a small...

Jack Garratt – Fire / Surprise Yourself

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jack Garratt is releasing his debut album Phase tomorrow – and man are we excited. Over the last two years, Garratt’s been teasing us with EPs...

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