Review: Lowlight – Born to Run

Born to Run is the new EP from Lowlight –  the established synth-indie band hailing from New Jersey, currently touring the US East Coast with rock and rollers The Pretenders. This female fronted five-piece released their first album Where Do We Go From Here in 2016, and the band carry the true and unique sound…

Album Review: Mary Gauthier – Rifles and Rosary Beads

Deeply personal and inspiring, Rifles and Rosary Beads is Mary Gauthier’s most important work to date. The fact that all 12 tracks comprising the album were co-written with U.S veterans and their families renders it an authentic and sincere narrative on contemporary American existence. Gauthier has worked with wounded veterans and active duty military to…

The Sounds of the Year: The 15 Best Albums of 2017

As the year draws to a close, our writers choose their favourite albums from 2017. From all of us here at We Are Unseen, Happy New Year and thank you for all your support over the last 12 months. 15. Mister Mellow – Washed Out Mister Mellow arrived just in time for the brilliant –…

Review: Mr Yolk – Self Portrait

Having previously produced work for Velvet Morning and Rocket Ship TV,  Samuel Jones has already had plenty of opportunities to illustrate his song writing talent. With the release of Self Portrait, however, he can proudly flaunt his music making skills while gaining full recognition from all listeners and critics alike. What a gifted artist and…

Review: Bell X1 – ARMS

ARMS is the seventh studio album by Bell X1 – arguably one of Ireland’s most beloved bands. The Irish trio’s latest work contrasts with the stripped back, acoustic sound of critically acclaimed 2013 album ‘Chop Chop’ which secured Bell X1’s third number one album on the Irish Album Charts, while also being their fourth consecutive…

Review: Drop the Gun – Drop the Gun

Drop The Gun is the latest project by Sara Savery – a Danish multi-instrumentalist and singer songwriter based in Brooklyn, who has also previously performed as part the electronica group People Press Play, Brooklyn/Copenhagen based collective Blue Foundation and most notably as a member of neo-shoegaze band Ghost Society. This self-titled EP consists of seven…

Review: Daudi Matsiko – An Introduction to Failure

An Introduction to Failure is the somewhat cynically titled debut album from Daudi Matsiko – an new and upcoming folk singer songwriter who has arrived on the music scene with a beautifully produced piece of work, consisting of eight simple yet impeccable tracks. This new album combines Daudi’s first two self-released EPs ‘A Brief Introduction’…