Album Reviews

3
Aug
2012

Alt J – An Awesome Wave (Album Review)

Submitted by / 7 years ago / Album Reviews

Alt J Album Cover

I remember playing in DJ mode on my PSR Yamaha keyboard and pressing the “yea” feature which, looking back, was literally the cheesiest sound effect ever. So rightfully; any musician(s) who can make this rather childish sound effect sound cool – which Alt J (∆) have achieved on “Intro” will always be present within my ever-changing record collection. Alt…

23
Feb
2012

Chiddy Bang – Breakfast (Album Review)

Submitted by / 8 years ago / Album Reviews

Chiddy Bang Breakfast Album Review

It’s been quite a while since I last completed an album review, so I thought I would return to the scene by delivering my thoughts on a record that has also been a long time coming, Chiddy Bang‘s debut album release Breakfast. When I caught up with them all the way back in May 2010…

12
Jan
2012

Enter Shikari – A Flash Flood of Colour (Album Review)

Submitted by / 8 years ago / Album Reviews

All too often we get albums through which are 99% filler and 1% quality music. This isn’t one of those albums. Although it seems like a lifetime since their last full length album Common Dreads, the boys from Enter Shikari are back in full form with their latest non-conformist, grassroots inspired album A Flash Flood…

30
Sep
2011

You Me At Six – Sinners Never Sleep (Album Review)

Submitted by / 8 years ago / Album Reviews

You Me At Six - Sinners Never Sleep (Album Review)

So last night I got my hands on Sinners Never Sleep, the newest album from Surrey-based YM@6. If anyone was hoping for more of the same, they might have a bit of shock. It definitely sounds like a You Me At Six album but the songs take a while to get going unlike some of…

29
Aug
2011

Sleep Party People – Sleep Party People (Album)

Submitted by / 8 years ago / Album Reviews

Sleep Party People

Sleep Party People’s marmite mixtures of ominous & intriguing sounds, propel experimental-indie to new heights. Maybe these heights are within the centre of cuckoo land but new heights they still are. Although the name suggests otherwise, Sleep Party People is a solo project, compiled within the bedroom of the Danish act Brian Batz. The sporting…

24
Aug
2011

Charlie Simpson – Young Pilgrim (Album Review)

Submitted by / 8 years ago / Album Reviews

Charlie Simpson - Young Pilgrim (Album Review)

  Yeah yeah, haters gon’ hate and all that. Charlie Simpson of Busted and Fightstar fame has gone and released his debut full-length album entitled Young Pilgrim. Whatever your thoughts on the guy, this album isn’t actually half bad and his talent as a singer-songwriter is clear to see. Go get it on iTunes now….