Review: Dreamend – Dreamend

After a six year hiatus, Dreamend graces expectant listeners with a plethora of extensively experimental tracks with its eponymous album. The solo creation of Ryan Graveface, Dreamend thrives on the alternative, the unrestricted, and – now – the experimental. From the project’s inception, Graveface has created music which reputedly ‘bounced from post-rock, to shoegaze, to…

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: 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…

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…

Review: yndi halda – Under Summer

Brighton based quintet yndi halda, consisting of band members James, Jack, Brendan, Oliver and Daniel, were all still in school at the time of the band’s creation. In 2007, their first set of recordings were broadcast to the world via websites and live performances, establishing the band within the pop-rock music industry. Due to their musical victories, in…

Review: The Altered Hours – In Heat Not Sorry

From the Irish city of Cork, a five piece band with an utterly unique sound came together to create alternative music which captivated their audience. Now, they have released their first full length album, In Heat Not Sorry. With distortion, clashing chords, minor keys and intriguing vocals, the band have included all the common elements of their…

Feature: Top 12 Albums To Look Forward To In 2016

With the start of the new year just around the corner, we take a look at some of the most exciting albums set for release in 2016 so far. Hinds – Leave Me Alone After forming in Madrid in 2011, Hinds have been having far too much fun playing international festivals and making friends with the likes…

The Lyrical Power of Imagine Dragons

Four Las Vegas guys with one passion created a band which, unbeknownst to them, would become the “Breakthrough Band of 2013”. With the combined talent to match some of the most prestigious musical geniuses in the world; Dan, Wayne, Ben and Daniel stormed the global music industry with their alternative rock band: Imagine Dragons. Like every other successful…