Album Reviews

10
Dec
2015

Marcus Marr & Chet Faker – Work EP

Submitted by / 4 years ago / Album Reviews

If you’ve been paying attention over the past few weeks you will have noticed that tracks taken from a collaborative EP between Aussie sensation Chet Faker, and rising producer extraordinaire Marcus Marr have been lighting up the internet. Between the simply fantastic instrumentation provided by Londoner Marr, and some expertly crafted lyrics and vocals from…

4
Nov
2013

JMSN – †Pllajë† (EP Review)

Submitted by / 6 years ago / Album Reviews, Featured, Staff Picks

We have been stanning JMSN ever since we first caught wind of him back at the latter end of 2011, and since then we have been pining for a follow-up to his incredible debut album “†Priscilla†“. Our wish was granted three weeks ago when we got our review copy of JMSN‘s forthcoming ten-track EP “†Pllaj놓. JMSN’s…

10
Nov
2012

How To Dress Well – Total Loss (Album Review)

Submitted by / 7 years ago / Album Reviews

How To Dress Well isn’t a mens fashion guide for sartorial gentleman but the stage name of experimental producer and singer Tom Krell. “Total Loss“, How To Dress Well’s sophomore album heavily regards the death and devastation which has run rife throughout his family. Total Loss isn’t a collection of tracks but a soundtrack of memories….

6
Nov
2012

Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (Album Review)

Submitted by / 7 years ago / Album Reviews

Good Kid, Mad City

Good Kid, m.A.A.d City is the second studio album from rapper Kendrick Lamar. The album takes us on a dark journey through the slang-ridden streets and bloods and crips feuded culture of Kendrick’s Compton. Kendrick channels the social immoralities of his m.A.A.d city through astute lyricism, Ali-like hooks and a mirage of  flows. Whilst Hit-Boy…

25
Oct
2012

Monsta – Monsta EP

Submitted by / 7 years ago / Album Reviews, New Album Releases

Skrillex’s label OWSLA has been busy signing some very interesting acts who have dropped some excellent releases in the past few months. Birdy Nam Nam dropped their Jaded Future EP, which was followed by Seven Lions‘ Days to Come. The label’s latest release comes from their latest signee, UK based group Monsta comprised of two producers…

28
Aug
2012

Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon (Album Review)

Submitted by / 7 years ago / Album Reviews

If anyone was unfortunate enough to miss Two Door Cinema Club’s performance at Reading Festival on Sunday night, I very much recommend you catch the highlights on the BBC website before they disappear. It was truly sensational with front man Alex Trimble describing it on his Twitter page as “Without a doubt the best show…