Category: Albums

THE DEAD DAISIES – Face I Love

THE DEAD DAISIES - Face I Love

There it goes: a band that is more than a simple band. The Dead Daisies, the Australian group formed in 2012, have made their talented music iconic thanks to a rotation of top rock musicians line-up during their career. The three founding members – Jon Stevens (singer of Noiseworks and INXS), Richard Fortus (guitar from Guns N’Roses) [...]

THE SEA KINGS – Woke in the Devil’s Arms

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Woke up in Devil’s Arms is the debut album from Glaswegian rockers The Sea Kings following on from their EP Some Dark Matters. The album fails to settle on a specific genre but triumphantly combines influences from numerous genres such as rock and roll, blues, gothic, new wave and country. The result is a unique [...]

TREEFIGHT FOR SUNLIGHT – Pizza

TREEFIGHT FOR SUNLIGHT – Pizza

Treefight For Sunlight have been busy since their debut album A Collection of Vibrations for Your Skull crash-landed on Earth almost four years ago. Back then, the four lads from Denmark were heralded as the latest in a long line of Baroque pop advocates that began with the Elephant 6 Collective and has since culminated [...]

THE HORN THE HUNT – Terrafidella

THE HORN THE HUNT - Terrafidella

The Horn The Hunt is an exciting music project on the crossroad of sonic influences from the past three decades. This band started in Leeds with the efforts of Clare Carter and Joseph Osborne a few years ago. The new album by The Horn The Hunt, called Terrafidella, was released on July 14 both digitally and [...]

JON ALLEN – Deep River

JON ALLEN - Deep River

“I just try to write music that moves me. I’m trying to express some truthfulness. There are no gimmicks, no beeps and whistles.” – Jon Allen Singer-songwriter, Jon Allen has recently released his third album, Deep River, eleven original tracks sung from the heart. He has been compared to the folk singer-songwriter Nick Drake and [...]

JOHN MOUSE – The death of John Mouse

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Absent of irony, John Mouse’s fourth record is a crash course into the misconceived simplicity of songwriting utilising the bare necessities. And while the Baloo references end at Mouse’s hospitable demeanour, the reliance on rudimental nostalgia and clumsily integrated banter, clips the wings of what is potentially a great insight into the everyman’s songwriter. Opening [...]

WARD THOMAS – From Where We Stand

WARD THOMAS - From Where We Stand

Duo Ward Thomas, twin sisters Lizzie and Catherine Ward Thomas, come from a rural farm in Hampshire in the UK. They grew up listening to inspiring country music by the Dixie Chicks, Johnny Cash, Alison Krauss and Carrie Underwood. Their debut album From Where We Stand, released on 21st July, 2014 on WTW Music, was [...]

TOMAS DONCKER BAND – Moanin’ At Midnight: The Howlin’ Wolf Project

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It’s refreshing to hear the Tomas Doncker Band doing versions of these classic tunes that stray from the confines of the Chicago Blues. On this album there’s a mix of flavours from Rock, Blues, Funk, Jazz and more. There’s even a modern Dub Reggae version of the Tomas Doncker Band doing a Howlin’ Wolf song. [...]

NOURA MINT SEYMALI – Tzenni

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The sound of the desert, during the last few years, has been transformed. Like dunes moulded by a spell of Sirocco, the ever-changing political and cultural scenario has shaped and reshaped the North Africa music scene too. New artistic regions have been dusted off from their patina of anonymity and they have been finally noticed. Among them, Mauritania [...]

SHOW OF HANDS – Centenary

SHOW OF HANDS - Centenary - Words & Music Of The Great War

Over sixteen million soldiers and civilians died in The First World War, with a devastating effect on Britain. For four brutal years soldiers experienced horror, humour, comradeship, drunkenness and exhilaration in the trenches. Two popular and fine actors, Jim Carter (Downton Abbey) and his wife Imelda Staunton (Harry Potter), have joined the respected West Country [...]