Author: Pete Barrett

Florence and the Machine - Dog Days Are Over

Florence and the Machine - Dog Days Are Over

Review of Florence and the Machine's single 'Dog Days Are Over'.After a summer of festival appearances and the success of ubiquitous first single 'Kiss With A Fist', Florence Welch and her Machine have been rewarded...

Review posted on 9th December 2008

Jay Jay Pistolet - Happy Birthday You

Jay Jay Pistolet - Happy Birthday You

Review of Jay Jay Pistolet's EP 'Happy Birthday You' released through Stiff Records. Central and east London has in recent times become a veritable Laurel Canyon of modern-day folk-pop scenesters. It seems you can't swing...

Review posted on 4th December 2008

Emmy The Great - We Almost Had A Baby

Emmy The Great - We Almost Had A Baby

We Almost Had a Baby single review from Emmy The Great.The current glut of British female anti-folk starlets is swollen still more by the release of We Almost Had A Baby, the first single from...

Review posted on 25th November 2008

Sigur Ros - Vio spilum endalaust

Sigur Ros - Vio spilum endalaust

Single review for Við spilum endalaust from Sigur Ros.Released in June 2008, Sigur Ros' fifth studio album 'Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust' revealed a shifting musical direction for the Icelandic 'post-rockers'. Sharper and...

Review posted on 25th November 2008

Bonnie Prince Billy - Is It The Sea?

Bonnie Prince Billy - Is It The Sea?

Is It The Sea album review from Bonnie 'Prince' Billy with Harem Scarem and Alex Neilson released through Domino Records. Recorded live in Edinburgh during his 2006 tour, Is It The Sea is the...

Review posted on 24th November 2008

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Seven musicians you can go as to your next Halloween party

Seven musicians you can go as to your next Halloween party

Have a spookily musical Halloween this year.

Album Of The Week: The 30th Anniversary of 'Pretty On The Inside' by Hole

Album Of The Week: The 30th Anniversary of 'Pretty On The Inside' by Hole

Courtney Love went from Faith No More to Pagan Babies before roles in Sid And Nancy and Straight To Hell propelled her forward to form her seminal...

Placebo - Beautiful James Audio

Placebo - Beautiful James Audio

Returning with their first new song in five years, Placebo have just dropped ‘Beautiful James’ as the first taster of their forthcoming album.

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Queen Cult: The queer band you’ll fall in love with by 2022

Queen Cult: The queer band you’ll fall in love with by 2022

The Cheshire four-piece unveil a new politically-charged single entitled Show & Tell.

Met Gala 2021: The three pop icons who took our breath away

Met Gala 2021: The three pop icons who took our breath away

Billie, Lil Nas X and Rihanna stole the show at the fashion event.

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