Latest single reviews



Say My Name
Ninja Tune sub-label, Counter Records, drop new Odesza single and announce official street team for fans. Read more...


David Vrong

Breaking Out
David Vrong unleashes brand-new single with Amaëlle entitled "Breaking Out". Read more...


Bob Malone

Mojo EP
A fine EP of rollicking Blues with gusto and pizzazz. Read more...



This Is Life
1DAFUL unleash new single on Velcro Records entitled "This Is Life". Continuing on with the lengthy stream of heavy summer anthems Read more...



Good Power
Calling all trap fanatics everywhere: upcoming LA-based duo, MVTH, have now officially released their highly anticipated single. Read more...


The Ravines

Working Class Girl
Here then is the feel-good tune of the summer! WORKING CLASS GIRL by the recently resurrected Ravines ticks all the right boxes: a dead catchy tune to si... Read more...



When I'm With You
South London singer makes impressive debut. Raindrops of piano open this debut single from south London singer Rhyan - but it's the cello that arrives almost ha... Read more...



No Flex Zone Remix
Some friends get together for lunch, some friends play golf, or if you’re anything like 1DAFUL, then some friends make party music together as well. Read more...

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Latest album reviews


The Voices of Terror

Rock-Rap Dynasty
New Jersey rap and production team, The Voices of Terror, do exactly what it says on the tin; they’re loud, aggressive and insatiably obsessed with violent imag... Read more...


Black State Highway

Black State Highway
This is the kind of rock I can listen to all day and night – it’s done with the right heart and edge, musically very fine and tons of variety. Read more...


Picture House

Dublin band Picture House certainly sound as if they are having good time on this album. It’s rammed full of melody, harmony and general good summery vibes. Fo... Read more...


Pat Dam Smyth

The Great Divide
...I may have missed some deep and great music along the way but I have stuck with some absolute gems. This album definitely falls into the ‘Gem’ category. Read more...


Jane Kramer

Break & Bloom
American singer makes gentle and emotional full debut


Joanne Shaw Taylor

The Dirty Truth
... this is powerful and dark Blues with great playing and complete confidence but still with enough of that tender side to make you fall in love with her all o... Read more...


Beth Orton

Central Reservation - Expanded Edition
Fifteen years after it was released - new expanded edition of classic second album. Read more...


Andrea Remondini

Non Sequitur
When most of us were 12 years of age, our fondest memories were of Saturday morning TV, week-long crushes and sleepovers. But while we were embroiled Read more...

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Latest live reviews


Hevy Fest

Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Kent
Hevy Fest returned to it's usual festival spirit this year in Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, with cutting edge and nostalgic acts. Boasting an awesome, albeit sm... Read more...


Courtney Love

You Know My Name Tour - Australia
Whether you love or hate her, there is no denying that Courtney Love is hypnotic on stage. Opening with Wedding Day at Festival Hall in Melbourne, on her ‘You K... Read more...


Standon Calling

Standon, Ware, Hertfordshire
Standon 2014 was a bit like taking a time capsule back to the 70s. Read more...



The Cricketers, Kingston
Josh Scogin debuts his latest seminal project the '68 in the U.K with abundant energy and promise Read more...


Darren Coggan

Peace Train: The Cat Stevens Story
Peace Train: The Cat Stevens Story is part concert and part bio, and a must-see for all Cat Stevens fans. Darren Coggan’s innate ability to personify, Yusuf Isl... Read more...


Secret Garden Party

Abbots Ripton, Cambridge
Last weekend we headed to Abbots Ripton for the festival full of bohemian free-loving, where glitter (and lots of it) is a must on entry... we are of course tal... Read more...



HP Connected, Scala
On what had been one of, if not the hottest week of the year so far, Dan Smith and co played an epic set in Scala, Kings Cross’ intimate multi story club. Read more...



Eden Sessions - Eden Project
Elbow and Doves have been bosom buddies since they both emerged from the Manchester Indie scene back in the late 90's, so it's not surprising to see Jimi Goodwi... Read more...

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