Monthly Archives: June 2007

The White Stripes- Icky Thump

Icky Thump is a strange title but this is a strange record, so it kind of fits. Opening with the title track a song that is never quite sure where the hell it’s going, it’s like ‘Seven nation army’ meets … Continue reading

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Tom McRae @ Rescue Rooms

What a refreshing change to go to a gig where people aren’t talking above the songs, such is the way that Tom commands his audience. Flanked by a cellist and an organ player he plays songs from all four of … Continue reading

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Rufus Wainwright: Release the stars

Following on from his double ‘Want one/two’ Rufus is back and in a fine self defeatist mood on album opener ‘Do I disappoint you’ but as much as the lyrics may stick like a thorn in a lions paw the … Continue reading

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Feist: The Reminder

Following on from ‘Let it die’ Feist returns with her much anticipated follow up ‘The Reminder’. ‘So sorry’ begins the record and reminds us of her amazing voice but its the piano riff in ‘I feel it all’ that really … Continue reading

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Money Mark: Brand New Tomorrow

Unofficial fourth Beastie boy, Dj and musician in his own right Money Mark is back with his new album. Having been a fan of his previous work ‘Mark’s keyboard repairs, push the button’ I was a little surprised at this … Continue reading

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Richard Swift: Dressed up for the letdown

Opening song and album title track dressed up for the letdown creeps slowly into your consciousness much like a lot of this record, its very subtle and when the trumpets break through like the sun on a cloudy day you … Continue reading

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Isolation by Joy Division

In fear every day, in every evening,He calls her aloud from above,Carefully watched for a reason,Painstaking devotion and love,Surrendered to self preservation,From others who care for themselves.A blindness that touches perfection,But hurts just like anything else   Isolation, isolation, isolation. … Continue reading

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