Latest single reviews



KDrew, who we recently brought you news of his new “Signals” EP, has released the second of the three-parter. Entitled “Tonight” Read more...



Tell Me Why
Still basking in the knowledge that they are now fully fledged members of the Circus Records family, Diskord drop the opening salvo for Read more...


Sonny Alven

Another You
Young Norwegian producer Sonny Alven has given “Another You” by Nause a delightful rework, and it’s out today via Universal Read more...


Never Say Die

Out now on dubstep label Never Say Die, is “Black Label Vol.3” – a four track collection featuring Trampa, Twine, The Frim and Dubloadz & London Nebel. Read more...


Damn Vandals

Cities of a Plastic World/Too Lazy to Die Too Stoned to Live
This double A side from Damn Vandals is an excellent introduction to the band. Short, muscular songs that punch hard and don’t mess about plus they show the ba... Read more...


Dan Wilson

Love Without Fear
Former Semisonic frontman's latest single from second solo album. Read more...


Modul Kollektiv

Modul Kollektiv releases "Farbenfroh" on Dirty Soul Recordings.


Keston Cobblers Club

A Pocket Guide to Escaping
5 tracks and every one seems to bring the sun out and create rainbows in the mind. Read more...

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Latest album reviews



The End
Bringing six ferocious cuts of bass to Never Say Die today is Belgian producer and DJ Eptic. He drops “The End”, a highly musical Read more...


Looking For Johnny

DVD documentary
‘Self-pity is the most destructive of all narcotics’ said the late London artist and self-styled dandy, Sebastian Horsley. In an uncanny way, his quote s... Read more...


Devon Allman

Ragged and Dirty
The opening tracks show a lot of his heritage but this is an album that declares that Devon Allman is a star in his own right with a guitar voice all of his own... Read more...


Status Quo

Aquostic (Stripped Bare)
Ho ho! The title of the album, although clumsy, is nice touch and goes some way towards setting the scene for this album from Status Quo. Read more...


Rory Gallagher

Irish Tour ’74 40th Anniversary Edition
For almost any other artist this much would be overkill and for completists only but Rory Gallagher is worth it and this is special. Read more...


Billy Idol

Kings and Queens of the Underground
There isn’t a bad track here but there are moments when you feel his age. Overall it is a fine return for Idol. Read more...


Elliott Brood

Work And Love
Toronto three-piece raise the bar on second album. It seems that - apart from a short period of time in the 1990s - the best rock music mostly comes from across... Read more...


The Wands

The Dawn
Danish duo release fuzzy psychedelic debut. Denmark's The Wands are childhood friends Christian Skibdal and Mads Gras and seem to have grown up Read more...

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Latest live reviews


Steve Hackett

Genesis Revisited II @ Southampton Guildhall
It might seem strange to say it but Steve Hackett plays Genesis a lot better than Genesis played Genesis in their prime! Read more...


Andy Burrows

Dingwalls, London
Last night of four on UK headline tour showcasing sparkling new album. The stage inside Camden's Dingwalls is set out like a little lounge -- with a rug that la... Read more...


Brian May

Brian May 'One Night in Hell' interview
Brian May is a man of many talents first and foremost he is the legendary Queen guitarist, an astrophysicist, Commander of the Read more...


Annie Eve

Borderline, London
Surely it doesn’t take many people to fill up The Borderline, yet it’s interesting to see that even a new act like Annie Eve can do that. Read more...


Cardinal Burns

Poole Lighthouse
Seb Cardinal And Dustin Demri-Burns have now had 2 series of their sketch show Cardinal Burns broadcast on E4 initially and upgraded to Channel 4 for the 2nd se... Read more...


Damien Rice

Gran Teatro Linear4 Ciak, Milano
Exceptional is described in the English Dictionary as “ far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree”; Damien Rice kicked off an Read more...



The Garage, London
An important night for Maybeshewill performing the majority their new album and now looking to consolidate their both live and recording work with a view to mo... Read more...


Culture Club

Heaven, London
Culture Club revisited the scene of their inaugural London gig in 1982 last night for their first reunion in twelve years. Heaven nightclub Read more...

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