Album Reviews

29
Jan
2011

Chase & Status – No More Idols (Album Review)

Submitted by / 9 years ago / Album Reviews

It’s only because I know my Mum won’t read this that I can say the following: No More Idols is fucking quality! I’m a well-brought up young man but this seems the best way to describe such a stunning album. Chase & Status stay true to their heavy dance, drum and bass roots with this…

17
Jan
2011

White Lies – Ritual (Album Review)

Submitted by / 9 years ago / Album Reviews

It’s been quite some time since I reviewed an album – I’ve been waiting for a worthwhile album to come along, it’s not because I’ve been inexplicably lazy. So there’s one white lie and here are some more. White Lies’ second album Ritual comes amid high expectations after their debut offering, To Lose My Life……

14
Nov
2010

KiD CuDi – Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager (Album Review)

Submitted by / 9 years ago / Album Reviews

Laidback yet powerful, chilled yet meaningful, KiD CuDi’s second studio album feels more like a mixed tape – raw around the edges but a core of quality musical production. It mixes genres, has telling inputs from Mary J Blige, Cee-Lo Green and Kanye West and gives the listener a rare insight into the world of…

2
Nov
2010

King Laconic – Muddy Snow (Album Review)

Submitted by / 9 years ago / Album Reviews

Like a lark on a crisp winter’s morning, King Laconic’s first EP is a subtle séance with loss and loneliness. Gentle yet prevailing, one can’t help but associate Laconic with the elements. He’s a pause of alpine air. The careful storm that is created by the 6 tracks (7, if you discover the hidden number)…

14
Oct
2010

Swedish House Mafia – Until One (Album Review)

Submitted by / 9 years ago / Album Reviews

Until One is a brand new compilation album mixed by Swedish House Mafia, set to be released on Oct 26th. Until One is also acting as a soundtrack to their forthcoming DVD Take One, a film/documentary about the supergroup, directed by Christian Larson. If you’re a relative newcomer to Swedish House Mafia’s music, or you…

8
Oct
2010

Tinie Tempah – Disc-Overy (Album Review)

Submitted by / 9 years ago / Album Reviews

Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu Jr. (yeah, that’s right!) brings us an energetic, diverse and down-right cool first official album. With hits Pass Out, Frisky and Written In The Stars already ensuring this album will hit the number 1 spot, it is backed up by an impressive supporting cast including Swedish House Mafia, Kelly Rowland and Ellie…