It’s been a long, four year wait, but Foals have finally woken from their slumber. As one of the last few surviving 00’s indie bands, this record could’ve catapulted Foals back to the forefront of British music – or seen them sink into irrelevancy. Following the enormous What Went Down is no small task, and with the departure of bassist Walter Gervers, it was debated whether Foals had already peaked – but the release of this record has put those doubts firmly back to bed. Continue reading “Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1: Album Review”
On her bold and personal debut album, Amber Bain of The Japanese House masters the art of artistic subtlety, creating a soundscape experience that gives you the feeling of dreaming while wide awake. She has placed herself well and truly amongst the most exciting emerging artists of the past few years, as well as proving to be more than able to further lift the ever rising stock of the Dirty Hit record label. Continue reading “The Japanese House – Good At Falling: Album Review”
Giggs brings star power in the form of features on his surprise drop sixth album, but he simply doesn’t have the versatility to sustain interest on an hour long project. What made his previous album Landlord so enjoyable was the cutting edge deliveries and the big beat consistency; sadly he lacks this far too often on BIG BAD… Continue reading “Giggs – BIG BAD…: Album Review”
In the youthful world of Soundcloud rap, the new wave of artists drop songs and projects like there’s no tomorrow, Lil Pump is a major outlier to that formula. Following on from his gigantic 2017 success with ‘Gucci Gang’ and his self titled debut, it’s took over an entire year for his next project to be released, Harverd Dropout. Has the lengthy wait become a cool off period? Did Pump flop or is he back to his addictive best?
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On their fourth album, Sticky Fingers take a victory lap with their fans; waltzing hand-in-hand through whimsical subtlety and blissful indie-rock tracks to craft together the best album of their careers. It has an air of beauty and vulnerability that further enhances this album’s persona, marking as the ideal bonding point between band and listener. Continue reading “Sticky Fingers – Yours To Keep: Album Review”