Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Music Reviews

Piccadilly Circus in The Rain – Noctorum (single review)

To those of us who don’t live in big cities, whose surroundings are more suburban, small town or rural, there is something intriguing, possibly...

All Along the Watchtower –  Nick Nicely (single review)

As regular readers will know, I’m not that much of a fan of covers of songs. The only point, for my money at least,...

Mirror Song –  Burning House (album review)

It’s an odd combination, intensity and beauty, you feel that they should be mutually exclusive concepts but amongst the wall of shoe gazing guitar...

Sabbath –  Evi Vine (single review)

Anything that puts me in mind of All About Eve is going to be good with me. That may be a lazy way to...

Vastness –  Christopher Sky (album review)

Space, the final frontier. Yes, we all know the tag line from that famous sci-fi franchise, but it is a phrase which is also...

Confusion Species – Oxygen Thief (album review)

I like a good pun. Who doesn’t? So even before I have dropped the virtual needle into the digital groove the titles alone of...

I Think I Saw You on the Street – MARBL (single review)

See, this is exactly what I have been talking about for years. Folk music and indie music make the perfect match, the deft and...

Life Is Wonderful  – Clark Twain (album review)

If the single Fly High (Like Richard Branson) was shot through with musical references from throughout the decades and across the generic spectrum, then...

****** Up Inside –  Spiritualized (album review)

Even before they had made a single noise, Spiritualized‘s moves were being closely watched by discerning music fans and press alike by virtue of...

Modern Cults –  Holygram (album review)

As the industrial white noise that kicks the album off descends into a searing, pounding explosion of shard-like guitars and cavernous atmospheres, oddly enough...