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.
31 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
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.
14 Oct 2011
Collapse Expand Reviews
Collapse Expand Features