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Lunic - Lovethief

Lunic - Lovethief

Review of Lunic's album Lovethief.Following on from last year's debut record 'Skeletons', Lunic's second album is released following funding contributions from the band's fans via the SellaBand website. The group is driven by the singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist...

Review posted on 15th June 2009

The Veronicas - Hook Me Up

The Veronicas - Hook Me Up

Review of The Veronicas album Hook me Up.Famous in their native Australia for sometime, twins Jessica and Lisa Origliasso aka The Veronicas have grown up in the media spotlight. They’ve featured in a TV, released...

Review posted on 5th June 2009

Gossip - Heavy Cross

Gossip - Heavy Cross

Review of Gossip's single Heavy Cross. It doesn't say a lot for your music when your band is as famous for the physical form of your frontwoman as it is your tunes, but the Gossip...

Review posted on 1st June 2009

The Gaslight Anthem - The '59 Sound

The Gaslight Anthem - The '59 Sound

Review of The Gaslight Anthem's single The 59 Sound.Having caused an underground for the last 18 months or so, 2009 seems to be the year that New Jersey quartet The Gaslight Anthem break through. Scheduled...

Review posted on 1st June 2009

Starsailor - All The Plans

Starsailor - All The Plans

Review of Starsailor's single All The PlansStarsailor broke through in 2001 and though they may no longer chart as highly as they once did, being four albums into a career is not to be frowned...

Review posted on 1st June 2009

The Coronas - Heroes Or Ghost

The Coronas - Heroes Or Ghost

Review of The Coronas album Heroes Or GhostsFormerly known as Kiros, The Coronas have already achieved considerably recognition in their homeland of Ireland and now bring their debut album to the rest of us. They...

Review posted on 26th May 2009

Vagabond - You Don't Know The Half Of It

Vagabond - You Don't Know The Half Of It

Review of Vagabond's album 'You Don't Know The Half Of It'Brought together such as exotic locations as Uruguay, Denmark and Huddersfield are Vagabond, a quintet who formed last year and are now releasing their debut...

Review posted on 20th May 2009

The Answering Machine - Another City, Another Sorry

The Answering Machine - Another City, Another Sorry

Review of The Answering Machine's album Another City, Another SorryA quartet who formed at the University Of Manchester, The Answering Machine released their debut single in 2006 but record company problems have seen this album...

Review posted on 18th May 2009

Mobius Band - Heaven

Mobius Band - Heaven

Review of Mobius Band's album Heaven.Issued in their homeland of America back in 2007, this album has been made available of this side of the Atlantic due to Mobius Band's friendship with a certain British...

Review posted on 14th May 2009

Cake - Motorcade Of Generosity

Cake - Motorcade Of Generosity

Review of Cake's album Motorcade Of Generosity.Based in Sacramento, California, Cake are a quintet who originally formed in 1991. Currently on tour in America, they have released five studio records and have a sixth due...

Review posted on 11th May 2009

Silent Film Project - Two Days

Silent Film Project - Two Days

Review of Silent Film Project's single 'Two Days'.A quintet based in Sheffield, Silent Film Parade list a wide range of influences on their MySpace page ranging from Jimmy Eat World to Simon & Garfunkel and...

Review posted on 6th May 2009

Sonic Boom Six - City Of Thieves

Sonic Boom Six - City Of Thieves

Review of Sonic Boom Six's album City Of ThievesFrom the musically rich city of Manchester, Sonic Boom Six are a five-piece (obviously) who are now releasing their third album on their own label. Having previously...

Review posted on 5th May 2009

Versaemerge - Self-titled

Versaemerge - Self-titled

Review of VersaEmerge's self-titled EPFlorida-based combo VersaEmerge have their origins in 2005, but it was a couple of years later that they added female vocalist Sierra Kusterbeck to their ranks, giving them the basis for...

Review posted on 27th April 2009

White Light Parade* - Wake Up

White Light Parade* - Wake Up

Review of White Light Parade* single 'Wake Up'So impressed were the people at Rockstar Games with White Light Parade* that they put a remix of one of the band's songs on their hugely popular 'Grand...

Review posted on 21st April 2009

BM Linx - Black Entertainment

BM Linx - Black Entertainment

Review of BM Linx album 'Black Entertainment'.Formed in 2005, this is the follow-up to BM Linx's debut album 'The Portable Genius', which arrived a year later. Much of the mixing of the record was carried...

Review posted on 20th April 2009

White Light Parade* - St. George's Hall, Bradford

White Light Parade* - St. George's Hall, Bradford

Review of White Light Parade* live at St. George's Hall, Bradford Friday, April 17 2009.Having impressed hugely with their debut album 'House Of Commons', which is due out in May, Bradford's White Light Parade* are...

Review posted on 20th April 2009

Benjamin Taylor - The Legend Of Kung Folk Part 1

Benjamin Taylor - The Legend Of Kung Folk Part 1

Review of Benjamin Taylor's album 'The Legend Of Kung Folk Part 1 (The Killing Bite)'.The son of James Taylor and Carly Simon, Benjamin Taylor has already released a number of albums alongside an acting career...

Review posted on 14th April 2009

The Xcerts - In The Cold Wind We Smile

The Xcerts - In The Cold Wind We Smile

Review of The Xcerts album 'In The Cold Wind We Smile'With their roots in Aberdeen, Scotland, the trio that comprise The Xcerts are releasing their debut record after impressive support from the likes of XFM,...

Review posted on 9th April 2009

Imperial Vipers - Broken

Imperial Vipers - Broken

Review of Imperial Vipers album Broken. A British five-piece formed in 2005, Imperial Vipers have played alongside Supergrass and Marky Ramone and had support from Colin Murray and perhaps more impressively Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson....

Review posted on 6th April 2009

In This Moment - The Dream

In This Moment - The Dream

Review of In This Moment's album 'The Dream'.Formed in 2005, In This Moment are an American quintet who will shortly be performing in the UK as part of the Give It A Name series of...

Review posted on 30th March 2009

White Light Parade* - House Of Commons

White Light Parade* - House Of Commons

Review of White Light Parade's album House Of CommonsWhile many of the cities in the north of England enjoy a great musical heritage, few could argue successfully that Bradford has made a huge contribution to...

Review posted on 24th March 2009

Turbowolf - Read And Write

Turbowolf - Read And Write

Review of Turbowolf's single Read and Write. Fresh from performing at the SXSW showcase in Texas, Turbowolf will soon return to the UK for shows to build on a fast-growing reputation that has seen praise...

Review posted on 23rd March 2009

Bleech - Is It True That Boys Don't Cry?

Bleech - Is It True That Boys Don't Cry?

Review of the debut single 'Is It True That Boys Don't Cry?' from Bleech.Managed by the man who discovered Blur, this London trio have to date toured with The Kooks and Pete Doherty, as well...

Review posted on 23rd March 2009

New Found Glory - Not Without A Fight

New Found Glory - Not Without A Fight

Review of New Found Glory's album 'Not Without A Fight'.Following on from last year's hits collection comes album number six from punk-rock quintet New Found Glory, some 9 years on after the band formed. Produced...

Review posted on 20th March 2009

War Child - Heroes

War Child - Heroes

Review of 'Heroes', the new War Child compilation featuring Elbow, Scissor Sisters, The Kooks and more.War Child is of course the amazing charity who helps children who have to live with the affects of war...

Review posted on 16th March 2009

Two Door Cinema Club - Something Good Can Work

Two Door Cinema Club - Something Good Can Work

Review of Two Door Cinema Club's single 'Something Good Can Work'.An unsigned trio consisting of members from Wales and Northern Ireland, Two Door Cinema Club make no secret of the fact their rhythm section is...

Review posted on 16th March 2009

Funeral For A Friend - Rules And Games

Funeral For A Friend - Rules And Games

Review of Funeral For A Friend's single 'Rules and Games'.Despite their last album 'Tales Don't Tell Themselves' being their highest charting record, Welsh quintet Funeral For A Friend found themselves setting up their own label,...

Review posted on 16th March 2009

The Answer - Everyday Demons

The Answer - Everyday Demons

Review of The Answer's album 'Everyday Demons'.Whilst some may consider the band's name a bit preposterous, Northern Ireland quartet The Answer impressed enough people with their debut record 'Rise' to shift 100,000 units. Jimmy Page...

Review posted on 9th March 2009

Snow Patrol - MEN Arena, Manchester

Snow Patrol - MEN Arena, Manchester

Review of Snow Patrol live at MEN Arena, Manchester on 07th March 09. Snow Patrol's UK leg of their world tour includes an impressive three night stint at the O2 Arena in London, but tonight...

Review posted on 9th March 2009

Metro Station - self-titled

Metro Station - self-titled

Review of Metro Station's self-titled album.Based in Los Angeles and formed in 2006, Metro Station members Trace Cyrus and Mason Musso are respectively the older siblings of Miley Cyrus and Mitchel Musso from the Hannah...

Review posted on 2nd March 2009

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Feet - Ramsgate Music Hall 25.11.2019 Live Review

Feet - Ramsgate Music Hall 25.11.2019 Live Review

Feet are mid-tour and promoting their debut album, and tonight they played Ramsgate Music Hall with support from local band Malpractice.

Lucy Spraggan - The Booking Hall, Dover 18.10.2019 Live Review

Lucy Spraggan - The Booking Hall, Dover 18.10.2019 Live Review

Famed for performing one of her own songs as her opening gambit on The X Factor, Lucy Spraggan rocked up at the Booking Hall as part of her UK and...

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Mark Lanegan - Somebody's Knocking Album Review

Mark Lanegan - Somebody's Knocking Album Review

After nearly thirty years since his first solo record Mark Lanegan has just released one of his very best and there's not many artists who can claim...

Mallory Knox - The Booking Hall, Dover 12.10.2019 Live Review

Mallory Knox - The Booking Hall, Dover 12.10.2019 Live Review

For the first, and almost certainly last, time Cambridge indie rockers Mallory Knox performed at The Booking Hall in Dover.

Starcrawler - Devour You Album Review

Starcrawler - Devour You Album Review

'Devour You' is a fantastic follow up to Starcrawler's debut album and represents a move on in terms of sound and, in part, direction.

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