Even now with all our understanding and acceptance of genre-mashing, Massive Attack’s opening salvo remains as bold and eclectic, as utterly assured a musical message as it was upon release.
18 May 2020
Feature length documentary following the trials and tribulations of the Spicer family, as they set out to make Tom a fragile X syndrome sufferer's dream of meeting Metallica’s Lars Ulrich a reality
19 Jun 2012
Check out "Too Many People", the opening track on the newly re-released and re-mastered Ram and, if you listen in on headphones, the big treat will be the collage-like cut and paste of the finished soundscape.
29 May 2012
They’re four girls whose debut single, released on a good old fashioned independent label, was also the first song they ever wrote at just aged 13. They sound like little else right now -- except the swell of Generation LOL rising up to take on the charts. They’re Poppy & the Jezebels and they’re from Birmingham.
22 May 2012
Turn amps to max and go jump up and down on a bed – because Poppy & The Jezebels' new single remix is the sound of life arrived with extra smiles.
15 May 2012
"Cherry Ripe" is a ramshackle clutch of spring-crisp vocal harmonies: one male on lead and the other female to back-up. There’s an acoustic. Oh, and a lone electric six-string: for punctuation. After that, you're on your own with a killer tune.
22 Feb 2012
Fair due – "Tattoo" ain’t no instant classic. It is, however, Diamond Dave, Eddie Van Halen; loud, gonzo – and about bloody time.
11 Jan 2012
Six Feet Under went straight for the jugular of the American Dream, daring to suggest it less an ongoing embarrassment of riches, more a shame-filled endurance of unease.
31 Oct 2011
Nile Rodgers is undoubtedly one of the architects of contemporary pop, yet the Chic man, über-producer and guitar legend has not always received full praise -- he's even had his records dynamited. However, according to Steve Jansen, Rodgers has never been anything less than the Guv'nor.
30 Oct 2011
One thing’s for sure, A Winged Victory for the Sullen won’t make you angry or want to destroy civilization. Which is more than can be said for Cobra Starship.
28 Oct 2011
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