Content tagged with 'album reviews'

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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's Me Moan

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

Graham Hi-Fi Recommends Aaron Neville

Music for your speakers: Aaron Neville’s Warm Your Heart

Not only do they sell the world’s finest hi-fi, but Graham’s Hi-Fi shop in Islington, London also stocks a carefully chosen selection of CDs and vinyl. So who better to… Read more

Rough Trade Recommends Matthew E White's The Big Inner

Rough Trade recommends: Matthew E White, Big Inner

Choirs, strings, tambourines, brass, woodwind – all present and correct on track one of Matthew E. White’s new album Big Inner, and it just gets more warm and lush as… Read more

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Album Review: Sigur Ros – Valtari (XL Recordings)

Emily had music nerd appeal. Well, has, rather, as she’s still alive, just not a part of this writer’s life. Tall and dark-haired, and with a footwear collection that seemingly… Read more

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Album Review: Tom Petty – Kiss My Amps (Reprise)

If you were fortunate enough to see Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers on their recent Mojo tour, you know just how cool this record truly is. Tom Petty and second… Read more

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Album Review: Mastodon – The Hunter (WB)

After making involved concept records about earth, fire, water, and the universe, respectively, where does a band go? As it headed into sessions for its fifth studio album, the question… Read more

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Album review: Tom Waits – Bad as Me (ANTI)

Like a madman, who doesn’t even allow his car a few seconds for the oil pressure light to extinguish itself before screaming down the street in a puff of smoke,… Read more

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Album Review: Florence & the Machine – Ceremonials (Island)

Florence Welch’s voice is an undeniable weapon. It brought concertgoers goers to a halt in 2010 at Southern California’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Welch and her band, Florence… Read more