Review: The Jacques – The Artful Dodger EP

The second EP from Bristol band The Jacques,┬áThe Artful Dodger, sticks to a formula similar to that of their debut collection Pretty DJ, yet has progressed into a grittier, more grown-up offering. Gone are the days of singing about lunchboxes and seaside arcades, which are instead┬ádismissed in favour of unrequited love and unfulfilled societies. The…

Review: Marion Walker – Serious Picnic EP

Being ‘retro’ is cool these days, apparently. You don’t have to look far in most social situations to find someone wearing, listening to or in some way touting something that was created in the last five years to seem like it comes from the heady days of yore, and as such it is easy to…