Album Review: Malady – Toinen Toista

As sophomore albums go, the latest release from the Finnish progressive rock collective – highly revered for its eponymous debut album – pretty much nails it. Like all noteworthy follow up albums, Toinen Toista take its predecessors music, develops its into something even more exciting, before using its more mature style to examine the timeless…

Album Review: Peter Kernel – The Size of The Night

Unconventionality seems to be the central theme of Alt-Indie duo Peter Kernel’s fourth release; in terms of defining their genre and predicting the trajectory of their tracks, the pair are hard to pin down. But the unpredictability works: each track is so wildly different from the next, the sequence creates a sharp sense of intrigue…

Review: LadyChild – LadyChild

The latest jazz-pop performer to emerge from New York has proved herself more than ready to release a debut EP. Growing up in Putnam County LadyChild  (born Genevieve Faivre) has immersed herself in the arts from a tender age; having taken on piano and singing lessons, to eventually reading Performance and Philosophy at college, she…

Review: Bob Holroyd – The Cage

Composer, Producer and all-round virtuoso Bob Holroyd returns once more to the cinematic and music scenes with his latest album release. Its title offers a slight glimpse into the emotionally dense, and somehow synthetic nature, of the compositions ensnared within it. Having collaborated with Cold Cut & Four Tet as well as having featured in…