Reviews

Album reviews, live reviews and idyllic views…ok, maybe not.

Michael A Grammar

  One of the annoying things about EPs is that you rarely get to see their tracks feature on albums. …

Glass Animals – Zaba

Under the guidance of new label Wolf Tone and legendary producer Paul Epworth (who’s worked with Adele and Friendly Fires …

Adult Jazz – Spook

Even with the plethora of sounds we have on tap, my ungrateful ears still struggle to remain attentive. Not even …

Phoria – Emanate

Despite the abundance of bands and delightful sounds experienced over the Great Escape weekend, Phoria were, unsurprisingly, a particularly memorable …

The Great Escape Festival 2014

While the wind and rain lashes across the south coast trying its best to dampen everyone’s mood, spirits remained high. …

Oh Rose – That Do Now See EP

Sometimes, you will chance upon that sound that perfectly synergises with the emotions you currently feel. A moment you pine …

IYES – ‘Til Infinity

IYES (consisting of Josh Christopher and Melis Soyaslanova) will be dropping ‘Til Infinity’ as their debut single. Earthy toms and …

Patterns – This Haze

That hyperbolic old cliché “eagerly anticipated” doesn’t seem to denote time longer than a year anymore. Fans of Patterns though, …

Lily & Madeleine – Lily & Madeleine

Comprised of sisters braiding idyllic images with heartfelt narratives, no it’s not The Staves…or First Aid Kit. It’s Indianapolis-based folk …

Widowspeak – Brain Freeze

This is the album version of ‘Brain Freeze’ found as a bonus track on certain editions. And this is the …

GAPS – Belong

GAPS are a Brighton-based duo consisting of Rachel and Ed. With a make-up similar to that of Anushka and AlunaGeorge, …

Tyrannosaurus Dead – Sadie

With a fiery 12” released by the wonderful Odd Box Records, this spirited five-piece are becoming increasingly adored by Brightonians. …

Headphones

It was a sad day. My headphones died. My headphones that I’d always yearn for when I needed to shut …

Cloud – Comfort Songs

Anyone who’s had the discomfort of viewing my browsing habits has gawked at the sheer volume of tabs I have …

Latitude Festival 2013

With the festival blues mercifully waning, I feel like an insignificant cog in a system again. So as I look …