Latest single reviews


The Scheme

Dust / Jordan's Smile
Second Double-A-Side single from new boy band. The Scheme are Kris, Kyle and Aleksey, a boy band of sorts Read more...


Disclosure feat. Gregory Porter

Holding On
First hearing about these two musical giants coming together; I wasn’t sure on the combination. Gregory Porter, an American jazz and blues musician Read more...


Luca Bash

Single Drops EP
It is easy to hide behind the distortion of an electric turned up past ten, but for Luca Bash this isn’t on his agenda. Instead Luca Read more...



Wake Up
It’s easy to understand why EofE are getting such positive press both for their recorded and live performances. The Black Country five piece have a knack for c... Read more...


Inner Tongue

Tz, Ka
Built on fear and torment brought on by the possibility that he may never sing again following a throat operation and long recovery period, TZ, KA is an EP that... Read more...


Glamweazel plus interview

The Ghosts of Denmark Street
Glamweazel’s London-anthem for our time is indeed a poignant one, lamenting the demise of many of that city’s iconic music venues, in particular Tin Pan ... Read more...


Kat Perkins

Fearless EP
Debut EP from contestant on Us version of The Voice. Read more...


August and After

It's not often that the final moments of a song outshine the rest of a pop composition - especially as it’s usually seen as just an inevitable function Read more...

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Latest album reviews



Black Dog Bias
Finnish-born and London-based industrial punk rock rebel Anzi (phew, a mouthful already and I haven’t even started with the actual review yet) just relea... Read more...


The Membranes

Dark Matter/Dark Energy
First new album since punk innovators reformed. Although John Robb reformed The Membranes several years ago, this is the first new album Read more...


Moors And McCumber

Classy Americana on fourth album from US duo.


Tyler Edwards

Too Young For Love
A touch of introspection from South Carolina singer. Tyler Edwards says he deals with the best and worst that life has to throw at us by writing music Read more...



Crocodile Tears
If the Greeks – or anyone else for that matter - wants to get away from it all then they could do a lot worse than get hold of Potergeist’s 4th album, Crocodile... Read more...


Richard Thompson

For his new album Richard Thompson brought in Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy to produce, relocated to Chicago and recorded it in nine days. Read more...


Rag Foundation

The Sparrow & The Thief
The Rag Foundation are a five piece based in Swansea and this is their fourth album. Although they draw from a range of influences they are firmly encamped with... Read more...



Blue Moon Juice
With ‘Blue Moon Juice’, Danielz and his T.Rextasy have just released yet another rock-tastic album that is as invigorating and delightful as the t... Read more...

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Latest live reviews


John Garcia

The Garage, London
A hideously hot night in the Garage is par for the course at this venue regardless of the outside temperatures. Read more...


The Overtones

London Paladium
Already hot London overheats with arrival of The Overtones.For a short time in the late 1980s and early 1990s, a band of men sent women around the Western worl Read more...


Let's Rock

Olympic Park, London
It was a Fantastic Day for 80s nostalgia when Let's Rock held its first ever concert in London. Read more...



British Summer Time, Hyde Park
On a Saturday evening in Hyde Park, after hours of rain, the heavens close and an ice-cream van opens for business. Read more...


Chance The Rapper

Brixton Electric
Psyched after a successful appearance at Wireless Festival, Chance the Rapper (or as my autocorrect prefers to call him ‘Chancellor of the Exchequer’) has come ... Read more...


Taylor Swift, Ellie Goulding, John Newman, Vance Joy, Rae Morris

British Summer Time - Hyde Park
History was made at Hyde Park yesterday as an eager crowd of 65000 people enjoyed a day of live music, mind blowing performances and a sunny and hot weather Read more...


Kylie Minogue

British Summer Time Festival, Hyde Park
At Hyde Park on the 21st June there was a merge of generations surrounding a massive stage where Pop Princess come Queen Read more...


Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell

Melbourne, Australia
Magic happens when Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell perform together. Read more...

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