Music has an undeniable power in society and has done for generations now, managing to evoke emotion from performer to listener year upon year. Everyone has songs they listen to when they’re happy or when they’re sad; when they’re full of life or empty beyond belief. In honour of Mental Health Awareness week, I will be looking at the unbreakable bond we as human beings have with rhythmic sounds and the overwhelming impact music can have on our lives; particularly in my case. Continue reading “Music & Mental Health: The Antidote To Our Darkest Thoughts”
Six years is a mighty long time in the music industry; and in the case of Vampire Weekend it has brought about a dawning of maturity and sombre reflection, as can be seen on their new album Father of the Bride. Ezra Koenig has always been an artistically abstract songwriter, but his latest batch of tracks here have seen him take the spiritual journey of life, death and everything in between. Continue reading “Vampire Weekend – Father of the Bride: Album Review”
Following on from his Mercury Prize nominated debut, the ever eloquent Loyle Carner has returned with his sophomore album, and it might just be up there with his first. Continue reading “Loyle Carner – Not Waving, But Drowning: 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?
Continue reading “Catfish and the Bottlemen – The Balance: Album Review”
This month’s instalment of Round-Up Reviews looks at new album releases from the likes of Khalid, BTS, Lizzo & more! Continue reading “Round-Up Reviews: April 2019”