The Music Box

÷ – Ed Sheeran

I am still genuinely unsure that if you picked any two songs from ÷, I would be able to identify that they were from the same album. Thus is the main confusion arising from an album on which every song sounds like... Continue Reading →


Garden of Ashes – Duke Garwood

Ok, here it goes. This has been a very difficult review to write. I really wanted to like this album: I was getting excited at the fact I may have found another blues artist to obsess over. I started writing... Continue Reading →

Crossover Ministry – Iron Reagan

Iron Reagan are a 5 piece crossover thrash band from the United States comprised of members from crossover legends Municipal Waste, as well as members from Cannabis Corpse, Hellbear and Darkest Hour. The band name is a combination of Iron... Continue Reading →

Little Fictions – Elbow

Little Fictions is an album of immensely varying quality. Moments of pure brilliance are separated by tracks of an annoyingly repetitive nature, which is a crying shame, because everything about the start of this album wanted me to commend it... Continue Reading →

Safe In Sound – Lower Than Atlantis

Lower Than Atlantis seem a band that have in the past been torn between tendencies. One the one hand, they really like muscly, meaty guitar tones, as they've demonstrated to great effect in songs like Here We Go. On the other,... Continue Reading →

January Roundup – Michael

So January was a pretty decent month for music. In this article I will be briefly recapping the albums I reviewed this month along with a few more that I didn't get to properly review; and then nominating an album... Continue Reading →

All These Countless Nights – Deaf Havana

Deaf Havana are one of the contingent of bands that Kerrang! magazine like to put on a pedestal as the vanguard of modern rock, as being incredibly innovative and heartfelt. However, the offering that this album presents is mediocre at... Continue Reading →

Show You The Way (single) – Thundercat ft. Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins

If this single is anything to go by, we’re definitely in for a treat with Thundercat’s up and coming album release. Stephen Bruner - a.k.a. Thundercat - recently announced the release Drunk due the end of February, and with a... Continue Reading →

Yesterday’s Gone – Loyle Carner

When trawling through the release lists of albums, I try to identify at least some albums that are out of my comfort zone, in order to 'broaden my musical horizons', or something inane like that. It's fair to say that... Continue Reading →

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