Category: Reviews

JINGO – The Art Of Loving

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East London has finally come up with an answer to the pit that is your modern rock collection: Jingo. Psychedelic, haunting and pale minimalist, Jingo will teach you The Art Of Loving by stealing your heart and leaving you mystified by the robotic synths reverberating around your head. The alternative-rock four-piece have imagined an incredibly diverse [...]

SLOW DOWN MOLASSES – Summer Sun

SLOW DOWN MOLASSES - Summer Sun

Plenty of praise is given to tracks nowadays for their ‘clarity’ and ‘high quality production’ yet the latest offering from Slow Down Molasses best take no heed of critics obsessed by a polished sound as they bring fans ‘Summer Sun‘ which is as wonderfully hazy and shoegaze should be. The lyrics on the record are [...]

SUBMOTION ORCHESTRA – 2L84U

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Submotion Orchestra have one of the most impressive instrument ranges I’ve seen in a while. Formed in Leeds in 2009, the seven piece band manages to flawlessly blend acoustic and electronic sound to the point where you forget they were ever separate genres. Regardless of what I think of their sound, I have to share that [...]

THE LEVELLERS + IMELDA MAY – Beautiful Day

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An exciting new release presented by The Levellers sees the inclusion of the amazing raw talent of the award winning Irish blues songstress, Imelda May. A treat for both The Levellers’ and Imelda’s fans alike, this is a punchy, fast paced and ferocious rendition of their popular hit ‘What A Beautiful Day’.  Driving bass and toms [...]

NORTHERN SOUL (Movie)

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Photographer Elaine Constantine has a love of 60s British New Wave cinema. She’s the director and writer of  the debut film Northern Soul, about teenage culture, and here she looks at this legendary movement which exploded in 1970s Lancashire. John (Elliot James Langridge), plays an uninspired and introspective teenager told by his teacher that he’ll [...]

DMITRY KO & STARKILLERS – Where U At

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With huge EDM drops and big festival sounding productions being the thing of modern day dance music, artists Dmitry KO & Starkillers slot right in with a refreshing new track called ‘Where U At’. I recently heard a remix of Example - ‘All The Wrong Places’ by Starkillers - and I liked what I heard. Taking things to a new level, his [...]

ASA – Dead Again EP

ASA - Dead Again EP

Asa is an up and coming fresh talent of French-Nigerian origin who has already seen 400,000+ record sales of her music which is compelling and instinctive in style, drawing influence from soul, RnB and general indie pop. She has a new EP on the scene, Dead Again, written in collaboration with Sia’s producer, Blair MacKichan. [...]

MARIANNE FAITHFULL – Give My Love To London

MARIANNE FAITHFULL - Give My Love To London

English actress and singer, songwriter Marianne Faithfull has had a recording career for five decades. Sometimes referred to as a sixties ‘wild child’, her early work in music in the 60s and 70s was overshadowed by stories about her personal life. In 1979 her album Broken English was critically acclaimed. Marianne Faithfull’s 20th studio album Give My [...]

LINDSEY STIRLING – Shatter Me

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Lindsey Stirling, the ‘dancing violinist’, is a versatile new age musician and composer who plays whilst performing well choreographed dances. She energetically fuses hip-hop and classical with rock and dubstep and she’s achieved a massive 675 million views on YouTube. Her colourful and mainly instrumental second album Shatter Me, released in Europe on Linseystomp  Music, [...]

NEIL DAVIDGE – Riot Pictures

NEIL DAVIDGE – Riot Pictures

As partnerships go, you could probably do a lot worse than Neil Davidge and Sandie Shaw. With producer credits on three Massive Attack albums under his belt, not to mention a wealth of film scores, Davidge is no stranger to the music biz. Yet even his years of experience pale next to Shaw – the [...]