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Album Review // FRANZ FERDINAND ‘Always Ascending’

Franz Ferdinand return with fifth studio album, Always Ascending. Franz Ferdinand have returned and it’s been a while. But don’t worry it was them, not us.  With a few line-up changes the now five piece are bursting at the seams with a pristine perspective and distinctive

Album Review // MORRISSEY ‘Low In High School’

Oh how the mighty has fallen.  Once flourishing as his lyrical descriptions depicting a sense of alienation, Morrissey fails to recognise that coming of age includes the reality of acting grown up. What makes a young man seem interesting, exotic even, seems to only portray denial

EP Review // CHAPEL ‘Sunday Brunch’

Indie pop duo Chapel have released their Sunday Brunch EP and we can confirm that it is as delightful as the best meal of the week it’s named after. With this seven-song EP,  Carter Hardin & Kortney Grinwis aka Chapel have quite a few intriguing things

EP Review // ADAM FRENCH ‘Weightless’

Through his Weightless EP Adam French bares a new chapter of his intimate songwriting. Entering the evoking soundscape on title track Weightless, Adam French already discloses a searing melancholy. The simplistic lingering makes distance and room for his lyricism to play out in full motion.

Album Review // WEEZER ‘Pacific Daydream’

Embracing change and knowing their best side – Pacific Daydream is the 2017 incarnation of Weezer. Though it’s the biggest departure from the grunge-oriented soundscape Weezer are initially known for, Pacific Daydream carries out their classical elements in a brand new wrapping. Opening with Mexican

Album Review // TRAMPOLENE ‘Swansea To Hornsey’

Swansea To Hornsey is the first full album from Welsh trio Trampolene. After six well-received EPs, a ton of tours across the UK and Europe and numerous festival appearances, the band is now giving their fans exactly what they’d want – an album of dirty,

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