Monthly Archives: June 2014

Todd Terje – It’s Album Time

From the opening title track of ‘It’s Album Time’ through to 2012 hit ‘Inspector Norse’ Todd Terje’s debut album is great fun. A curious mix of Daft Punk synths and cocktail lounge it’s a real toe tapper all the way … Continue reading

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Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence

On first listen to ‘Ultraviolence’ the second album by Lana Del Rey I was pretty unimpressed gone were the big choruses of Born to Die replaced by a much more laid back tone but with each subsequent listen I was … Continue reading

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Joe

Genius? Crazy madman? It seems everyone has a different opinion on Nic Cage, some people like his schlocky output of dial it in tough guys or supernatural petrol heads, others like myself remember great roles like ‘Leaving Last Vegas’, ‘Bringing … Continue reading

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Parquet Courts – Sunbathing Animals

Parquet Courts hail from Brooklyn and make scuzzy garage rock in the same vein as the Strokes although that’s a lazy comparison. A better one would be to say that their music exists somewhere between The Modern Lovers and last … Continue reading

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Sharon Van Etten – Are We There

Sharon Van Etten broke through with her second album ‘Tramp’ a coarse collection of songs that had leaped on massively from her debut, and with a little help from her connected friends, made her someone to pay attention to. Now … Continue reading

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James – Le Petite Mort

I have been a massive fan of James since I first brought ‘Village Fire’ on vinyl and grown with the band ever since, their Alton Towers gig being one of those moments I will never forget in my life, I’ve … Continue reading

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Jack White – Lazaretto

Let’s be honest in everything he does he doesn’t fall far from the blues/rock tree so if you liked ‘Blunderbuss’ or indeed any White Stripes then chances are you are going to like ‘Lazaretto’ the latest from Jack White. Packed … Continue reading

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