Review: Luke Faas – Apathy

Norwegian singer and songwriter Luke Faas  is set to release his new album Apathy this month. His music showcases a fusion of contemporary electronic sounds with classic genres of music. To accompany this fusion of musical genres, he includes several emotive lyrics- many of which echo personal experiences. The collaboration of electronic sounds, synthesised interludes…

Review: Craig Finn – We All Want The Same Things

Once the lead singer of Lifter Puller and The Hold Steady, American Singer- Songwriter Craig Finn has now turned his attentions to furthering his solo career. 2012 saw the release of his debut album Clear Heart Full Eyes and this year, we see the release of his third solo album. Throughout Finn’s musical career, he…

Review: Minus the Bear – VOIDS

American Indie- rock band Minus the Bear have announced the release of their new album, VOIDS, set to be made public on the 3rd March for all to enjoy. Formed in 2001, this band has been blessing ears from here there and everywhere with numerous indie tracks filled with electronic and synthesised brilliance, upbeats rhythms…

Review: Snow Angel – Snow Angel

Psychedelic Pop band Snow Angel is known for unique instrumental accompaniments, high energy rhythms and lyrics that celebrate love, friendship and positivity. In December, this six piece girl band release their debut eponymously-named album following the success of their single on vinyl, released early 2015. It consists of 11 tracks featuring lead vocals and electric…

Review: John K Samson – Winter Wheat

Canadian Singer and Songwriter John K Samson is known within the indie-rock world for being the vocalist and guitarist of The Weakerthans. During the ‘90s, he was also noted  for his contributions to the punk rock band Propagandhi; he played the bass guitar and sang in two of their albums. But now, the music industry…

Feature: Tracks to ease you into Autumn

As the autumnal weather sets in, we all put on our extra jumpers, woolly hats and scarves. We sit by the window drinking hot chocolate whilst watching the rust-coloured leaves fall to the ground. As with every season, Autumn calls for a playlist to truly put you in that cosy mood. Many songs from various…

Review: Sargent – Sargent

September 2016 is set to see the release of the debut album from Sargent. The eponymously named album is a mesmerizing eight track album by singer and songwriter, Gretchen Lieberum. She has collaborated with Jake Blanton to create musical genius, captivating listeners with unique sounds, hypnotic vocals and emotionally fuelled lyrics. Prior to the Lieberum…

Coldplay: Throughout The Years

Before Coldplay became one of the most world-famous bands of the 21st Century, a couple of significant changes occurred in their early years. Initially, Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland created a band called Pectoralz in 1996 during their university studies at UCL. Over the next two years, band members were recruited; in 1997,…

Review: T.O.L.D-It’s Not About The Witches

The Order of Life and Death, or T.O.L.D, have announced the completion of a debut album set to be released on the 17th June 2016. ‘It’s Not About The Witches’ features eleven tracks of unique melodies, combining different musical styles to create a host of captivating music which will undoubtedly appeal to listeners with varying…

Review: Victoria+Jean – Divine Love

Unique musical duet, Victoria+Jean, have, according to Pierre Milkaïloff, collaborated with several of “today’s greatest sound engineers” to create their debut album, Divine Love, which they intend to release at the end of April this year. Forming in Brussels, Victoria+Jean, reportedly partnering both musically and romantically, have created their debut album consisting of 12 tracks. Each of the tracks…

Review: Laish – Song For Everything

Laish, one of Brighton’s most favoured folk bands, are well known for producing alternative songs with heavy folk influences, combining heartfelt lyrics and unique instrumental accompaniment to create truly stunning music. This year, they are continuing to bring new and distinctive musicality to the folk scene with a new EP Song for Everything. Led by lead vocalist and songwriter…