Content tagged with 'album reviews'

Album Review: Radiohead – OK Computer OKNOTOK 1997 2017 (Parlophone)

Everything in the same place OK Computer was the album that put Radiohead on the map, they had cult success with the single Creep but it wasn’t until this seminal… Read more

Album Review: This Is The Kit – Moonshine Freeze (Rough Trade Records)

Fun and games in the dark This Is the Kit’s songwriter Kate Stables has figured out that the best way for her to process the world around us is to… Read more

Album Review: Public Service Broadcasting – Every Valley (Play It Again Sam)

Soundtrack to a disappearing world Public Service Broadcasting describe themselves as “the corduroy-clad brainchild of London-based J. Willgoose, Esq. who, along with drumming companion Wrigglesworth and multi-instrumentalist JF Abraham, [who… Read more

Album Review: Alfa Mist – Antiphon (Pink Bird)

A fabulous recording of deep grooves Alfa Mist is a dark horse, a London based producer and composer he has worked with a number of artists in the neo soul… Read more

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Album Review: Sgt.Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 50th Anniversary – The Beatles (Parlophone)

The Beatles crowning glory contains hidden gems 50 years after its original release Sgt. Peppers was back at number one, so much for progress! The most celebrated album by the… Read more

Album Review: Is This The Life We Really Want? – Roger Waters (Columbia)

Shine on you angry diamond Frank Zappa called it conceptual continuity, the process of using old tunes in new songs or borrowing from your own catalogue. There are so many… Read more

Album Review: Planetarium – Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner, James McAlister (4AD)

An epic sonic journey through our solar system Those familiar with the work of Sufjan Stevens will be in for a surprise with Planetarium, unless that is they have seen… Read more

Rough Trade recommends: Tom The Lion – Sleep

The remarkable return of a Rough Trade favourite and bestseller. Tom the Lion is an enigma. Unafraid to experiment, yet with a gift for classic songwriting, he might just prove… Read more

Rough Trade recommends: Daughn Gibson, Me Moan

It’s probably best to get the elephant out in the open right at the start. I know there are many marmite voices (some misguided people think Bob Dylan can’t sing?),… Read more