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Album review: Sunn O))) – Pyroclasts

Album review: Sunn O))) – Pyroclasts

  Dark ambient drone metal lords Sunn O))) have produced an exciting new follow up to their partner album Life Metal released earlier on this year… Seattle’s Sunn O))) (pronounced “sun”) are not for the average music fan, but more …read more

Album review: Floating Points – Crush

Album review: Floating Points – Crush

We last reviewed Sam Shepherd aka Floating Points in 2017, and spoke very highly of his experimental Mojave Desert album. Since then he has supported The XX on their tour, and has been presenting a mind-bending improvised live show; how …read more

Album review: Jacques Greene – Dawn Chorus

Album review: Jacques Greene – Dawn Chorus

French-Canadian Jacques Greene aka Philippe Audin-Dionne is back with his second studio album. With its mysterious collaborators and co-producers what will Dawn Chorus sound like? His debut album Feel Infinite was released on the world famous LuckyMe label, based in …read more

Album review: Danny Brown – uknowhatimsayin¿

Album review: Danny Brown – uknowhatimsayin¿

The ever unpredictable Daniel Dewn Sewell aka Danny Brown unleashes his 5th album Uknowhatimsayin¿ this month, buckle up because it is bound to be a bumpy ride… Described by MTV as “one of rap’s most unique figures in recent memory”, …read more

Album review: DaBaby – KIRK

Album review: DaBaby – KIRK

Born Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, briefly known as ‘Baby Jesus’ and now DaBaby, has gone from relative obscurity, to working with the cream of the crop in less than a year. After debuting at a seriously impressive number 1 on the …read more

Album review: Sturgill Simpson – Sound & Fury

Album review: Sturgill Simpson – Sound & Fury

Sturgill Simpson is a 41-year-old native of Jackson, Kentucky who has moved from the pretty straightforward country of his 2013 debut album to somewhere barely reminiscent of country just six years and three albums later… His last album, 2016’s A …read more

Album review: Wilco – Ode to Joy

Album review: Wilco – Ode to Joy

Wilco are an Alternative rock/indie/country band from Chicago that are now in their 25th year. In 2015 they released their 10th studio album ‘Schmilco’ and that’s when I got on their bus, since then acquiring most of their albums from …read more

Album review: Pixies – Beneath The Eyrie

Album review: Pixies – Beneath The Eyrie

A truly legendary band returns once again… Pixies return with Beneath The Eyrie, their seventh full length album and third since reforming in 2003 and eventually resuming their recording career over 10 years later in 2014. A criticism they’ve had …read more

Album review: blink-182 – NINE

Album review: blink-182 – NINE

With their 2016 album California being nominated for a Grammy, will blink-182’s recent shift in musical style lead to more awards three years on? Those familiar with the blink-182 of the late 90’s may not recognise every member of today’s …read more