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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The Critics: Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming

Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming M83 Mute 4 out of 5 French band M83’s new two-disk album Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming is one record that true music lovers should...

The Critics: The Year of Hibernation

The Year of Hibernation Youth Lagoon Fat Possum 4 ½ out of 5 Youth Lagoon isn’t here to blow minds. Eschewing star-gazing ambition, this offering from brilliantly named...

The Critics: Every Kingdom

It’s not often that a “singer-songwriter” with genuine talent manages to stand out from the ocean of “men-with-guitars” playing average songs about breakups and...

The Critics: My Head is an Animal

My Head is an Animal Of Monsters and Men LABEL OM&M have only been together for a little over a year; they’re a six-piece band hailing from...

All that Jazz

People like Jazz clubs.  They may not listen to Jazz very often, but something about a small room filled with candle-lit tables, spread in...

The Critics: Simple Math

Simple Math Manchester Orchestra Favourite Gentlemen Recordings With Manchester Orchestra’s previous two albums, the band has certainly proved that they can deliver. Mean Everything to Nothing reiterated...

The Critics: Ashes and Fire

Ashes and Fire Ryan Adams Pax-Am/Capitol   If this new release from North Carolina's Ryan Adams rekindles his fans’ affections with his first record since 2009, with a...

Love Story: Jose Gonzales in Venue 1

On Sunday night a rare and wonderful event occurred in the somewhat interesting location of Venue 1. At about 11pm a rather famous musician...

The Critics: An Argument With Myself (EP)

An Argument With Myself (EP) Jens Lekman Secretly Canadian If this new release from Sweden’s most charming son does anything, it merely confirms Lekman’s reputation as a...

The Critics: Satin Panthers

Satin Panthers Hudson Mowhawke LuckyMe LuckyMe Records are on a roll. The Glasgow based group of DJs, producers and bands has evolved from a promising start-up to...