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Cage The Elephant – Social Cues: Album Review

On their fifth album Social Cues, Cage The Elephant delve into pastures new and old while exploring some of their most personal subject matters to date. Despite this and the obvious moments of class and intrigue, this album feels somewhat laboured and lacking in comparison with their previous efforts.
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Ranking King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s 2017 Albums

In 2017, Australian psychedelic prog-rock band King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard added the award for ‘hardest working band in the world’ to their ‘best band name’ award by releasing FIVE studio albums. The most impressive part about this was that they all contained different themes, concepts and sounds; something bands struggle to do over the course of decades let alone 12 months. But what’s the best of the five? Well, in celebration of their latest album Fishing For Fishies, I’ve decided to rank their 2017 efforts here. Continue reading “Ranking King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s 2017 Albums”

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Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1: Album Review

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”

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Top 30 LCD Soundsystem Songs

LCD Soundsystem, the now legendary electronic post-punk project of James Murphy, has become one of the most sought-after and well respected names in 21st century music. His brand of eclectic synthesised production and witty, unapologetic lyrics has granted him cult hero status ever since the LCD inception in 2002. Pretty much everything he has ever done is acclaimed to the moon and back, so picking his best songs is far from easy; but what did we go for? Continue reading “Top 30 LCD Soundsystem Songs”