Album Review: Biffy Clyro – A Celebration Of Endings

Biffy Clyro have never stood on ceremony or followed rules, they can transition from hard riffs to pop hooks with ease.  A Celebration Of Endings, the Kilmarnock band's ninth studio album, sees them exploring, ...

Album Review: Sea Girls – Open Up Your Head

Sea Girls' career has gone stellar in the last year with intense live shows and heart felt lyrics being the backbone of their success. This is all mirrored in their rocket fuelled debut album, Open Up Your Head...

Album Review: Glass Animals – Dreamland

When Glass Animals swept onto the scene in 2014 with ZABA their leisurely debut album, frontman Dave Bayley’s mind was submerged somewhere deep in the jungle. His nonsensical lyrics, rain forest synths, and 'pe...

Album Review: Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death

With a debut so good that it brought renewed faith in the revival of the guitar band, success hit Fontaines D.C. like a meteor; rapid, dazzling but almost catastrophic. The Dublin band's follow up, A Hero's Dea...

Album Review: Taylor Swift – folklore

Taylor Swift’s album announcements are a big deal. They usually feature months of hidden social media clues to drum up excitement as fans eagerly conspire about the next era of her career. folklore though, was ...

Album Review: Seasick Steve – Love and Peace

Love and Peace will be Seasick Steve's tenth studio album, and the blues veteran continues in his stride. You could argue that producing blues albums has become Steve’s raison d'être. The title track begins th...

Album Review: Lianne La Havas – Lianne La Havas

Considering her impeccable talent, Lianne La Havas' has passed relatively under the radar since the 2012 success of Is Your Love Big Enough?. Her single 'Green and Gold', taken from its follow up, Blood, receiv...

Album Review: JARV IS… – Beyond the Pale

Jarvis Cocker likes to experiment with wordplay. He also likes experimenting with music and Beyond the Pale captures both of these talents beautifully. JARV IS..., a band of musicians Cocker gathered from acros...