On his unapologetic debut album, Northampton rapper slowthai enters the echelons of working class musical hero that blatantly inspired his gritty sound; using brutality and admirable honesty to tell us all candidly that there is Nothing Great About Britain. Continue reading “slowthai – Nothing Great About Britain: Album Review”
On The Balcony, Catfish and the Bottlemen announce themselves as a big emerging British band with a collection of simplistic but catchy anthems designed for singalong moments at live shows. For a debut album this is a solid effort and I’m excited to see what they’ve got nex…….. wait, this isn’t The Balcony?
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CrasH Talk isn’t witHout it’s moments, providing some of Q’s best tracks to date, but I can’t Help feeling a bit let down by tHis. It sadly feels more like a casH grab than the coHesive, conceptual masterclass we know He is capable of. It isn’t necessarily bad, just not on the level that it could Have been considering ScHoolboy Q’s obvious talent. It probably didn’t Help tHat tHis album was anticipated for tHree years; as the result ultimately sounds somewHat complacent. Continue reading “ScHoolboy Q – CrasH Talk: Album Review”
After a year long break from their five album run in 2017, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard returned with a new sound, a new drive and a new source of inspiration. The result is perhaps the band’s most refined and impressive work to date; quite the compliment given the band’s consistently commendable discography. If Fishing For Fishies does one thing, it’s live up to the theme of boogieing, serving as one of the most enjoyable albums you’re likely to hear this year.
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Just under five months after the release of his last album Oxnard, Anderson .Paak returns to his crooning best with a soulful trip into the roots of jazz and funk music. Oxnard was his rap coming-of-age, but Ventura is where Anderson feels most at home, releasing slick and seductive neo-soul from the heart with an extra dose of finger snapping. Continue reading “Anderson .Paak – Ventura: Album Review”