Since their last release, Kansas City-based indie pop band Shy Boys have come a long way. They’ve changed labels, making that all-important leap to Polyvinyl Records and added to their lineup. ‘Bell House’ is the result of those changes, showing that growth and experience can go a long way in the music industry.
Two years after their last release, James yet again return to the attention of music fans with their 15th studio album, ‘Living In Extraordinary Times’. The band is now an eight-piece, so theoretically the album should pack a punch. Does it though? Find out more inside…
I couldn’t be prepared for the level of absolute bleakness that the Wave Pictures have presented in their latest album ‘Brushes With Happiness’, yet, when all is said and done, this could be one of THE best albums of 2018 so far!
When a band releases an acoustic album, it is usually something that unites or divides a fanbase. However, when that fanbase have been desperate for an acoustic album since the dawn of time, the band in question has a lot to live up to. Enter Rise Against and their acoustic offering, ‘The Ghost Note Symphonies Vol. 1’.
If you don’t have much time, but want to discover a new album this week, then Tony Molina has you covered with this fifteen minutes of delightful musical pleasantry.
In the three years since their last studio release, Halestorm have had one hell of a journey. Writing and then scrapping a whole album’s worth of work meant that their fourth record almost didn’t make it. ‘Vicious’ is the result, and it’s been worth the wait.
Luluc return with third album Sculptor and high expectations, but an abundance of guest stars and some nice arrangements aren’t enough to sell this record.
Hold on, you mean to say that our Nick has given an album a very good score indeed? What kind of magic has ‘Dictator’, the brand new album from Scars On Broadway, cast upon our notoriously hard to impress Chief metal-head? Find out inside…
Jellies, the new album from former Bees Aaron Fletcher and Tim Parkin, is a pleasant, refreshing slice of 1960s summer pop, but not quite tuneful enough on the one hand or experimental enough in the other to qualify as great.
A comeback is never easy, and to release a second album since said comeback is massively impressive. Rick Astley has come a long way since his 1987 classic ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’, as new release ‘Beautiful Life’ goes to show.