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EP Review // LULLABY ‘Never Let The Devil In’

Lullaby present the vivaciousness drive on their debut EP, Never Let The Devil In, that will do anything but put you to sleep. This five song EP is a confident statement from the four piece. With a range of influences that can be heard throughout this

Album Review // TUSKS ‘Dissolve’

TUSKS aka Emily Underhill emerges with mesmeric debut album Dissolve. With co-producer Brett Cox she presents us with 10 powerful and compelling songs that will have you hypnotised yet awakened. We enter the album patiently, with For You and False. With her minimalistic aesthetic TUSKS

Album Review // ROAM ‘Great Heights & Nosedives’

English pop-punk rockers return with a blasting second album Great Heights & Nosedives. One year since the release of their debut full-length, Backbone, and ROAM radiate confidence as they deliver their sophomore effort, Great Heights & Nosedives. The record shines with exuberant production and more rounded version of

Album Review // MAKEOUT ‘The Good Life’

The Rhode Island’s quartet MAKEOUT fuse punk drive with nostalgia and humour on their debut album The Good Life. “The record sounds like a party,” vocalist Sam Boxold said, and I can’t argue with that. Having worked with multi-platinum producer and songwriter John Feldmann (Blink-182, 5

Album Review // BARNS COURTNEY ‘The Attractions Of Youth’

English singer-songwriter Barns Courtney releases his debut full-length, The Attractions Of Youth. Having only recently heard of Barns Courtney last month, I now can’t seem to escape him. He’s everywhere – and rightly so. He’s already released some brilliant singles over the last two years –

Album Review // SAMOANS ‘Laika’

Inspired by sci-fi and dystopian motives, the sophomore album from Samoans is here. After releasing their award-nominated debut Rescue in 2014 and tirelessly playing a number of shows, including tours with No Devotion and Kids In Glass Houses, Samoans are finally ready to unveil their

Album Review // SLEEPING WITH SIRENS ‘Gossip’

The Florida’s quintet Sleeping With Sirens open up on their fifth full-length Gossip. Before we delve into intricacies of the album I think we should admit at this point that Sleeping With Sirens are no longer heavy rock dudes, despite their occasional emo looks, but

Album Review // IMITATING AEROPLANES ‘Planet Language

Supergroup Imitating Aeroplanes release debut album, Planet Language. With previous experience from highly successful bands, you can’t deny that the bar for Imitating Aeroplanes‘ debut, Planet Language is set high. Yet, Marius Drogsås Hagen and Tord Øverland Knudsen have some delicious tricks and intelligent turns

Album Review // SEAWAY ‘Vacation’

Canada’s five-piece Seaway release their third full-length, Vacation. Although autumn scenery has been quickly creeping up on us, and it feels a lot like winter here in London, Seaway come to our rescue as they capture the holiday season on their suitably titled new album, Vacation.