Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Music Reviews

Hide Me In Your Spaceship – Big Tide (single review)

If Liverpool is known for producing bands with the ability to produce exquisite music whilst not taking themselves too...

Always All Around You – Norman Salant (album review)

For a man who has spent most of his career as a saxophonist, composer and producer in more avant-garde...

Skeleton House – Crooked Ghost (album review)

Imagine if The Cult had, instead of embracing foot on the monitor, leather clad rock, gone down a more...

Songs from the Age of Ruin –  Twilight Fields (album review)

I have spent not an inconsiderable amount of time over the years morning the passing of the political song....

Lavine –  Moist (album review)

Some music seemingly exists to cut through the background noise of the world around us, some to reflect it...

The Mars EP –  The Room in the Wood (e.p. review)

The Room in the Wood have a strange knack of wrapping influences up in other influences like sonic Russian...

De Maria –  Sparkhouse (single review)

If grunge music has a reputation for being challenging and confrontational and more traditional rock forms seem rife with...

Easy Killer  – Heavy AmericA (single review)

Heavy AmericA have a way of getting to the root of what rock and metal is all about. As...

Insomniac –  The Keymakers  (single review)

If anyone ever tries to convince you that the technology that was enabled sampling and all the studio innovations...

Sugarface –  Fjokra (single review)

Pop music doesn’t have to follow the seemingly ubiquitous current industry format, the same beats, the style over substance,...

Lydian Haiku – Zero Gravity Tea Ceremony (e.p. review)

ZGTC has always been a beguiling and fluid prospect. Live shows seem to be free form and largely improvised,...

Gothic Novel –  Last Day Sect (album review)

If the musical genre that went by the name of “goth” quickly got weighed down with pantomime pretensions, corny...

Fanny –  Ty Segall (single review)

Say what you like about Ty Segall but he’s nothing if not prolific. His heart is also very much...

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,...