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Grey Daze

By • Aug 13th, 2020 • Category: Album review

This is a very short and punchy album



CPR

By • Aug 5th, 2020 • Category: Album review

There is something lovely and warm about these two albums



Marvin Wilson

By • Jul 23rd, 2020 • Category: Album review, Scottish albums

A good album should have artwork that reflects its musical content. ‘The Need To Know’ does the job beautifully.



Tricky

By • Jul 12th, 2020 • Category: Album review

This is one of those albums that is fantastically stealthy. Just when you think that one track is finished, you are heading over to the stereo to find out what has happened. It is great when albums do this, because it makes you want to listen again. You are sure you have missed something. It […]



The McKenzie Fix

By • Jul 10th, 2020 • Category: short players (Scottish), Single review

Lonely sounds that make for great company.



Mile Me Deaf

By • Jul 10th, 2020 • Category: Album review

If this album were a novella, then it would be a page-turner, the kind of book you would read time and again, convinced you’d missed a chapter.



Calling All Astronauts

By • Jun 21st, 2020 • Category: Album review

If songs such as ‘Divided States Of America’ were not written in the past few weeks then these guys deserve the award for Prophets Of The Year. Lyrics like shut down/lock down/close the door are truly fearsome in their abrasiveness and timeliness. They’re also a bit funky in their guitar work. This is particularly true […]



Two Door Cinema Club

By • Jun 12th, 2020 • Category: Single review

This is a “7-track collection of rarities and B-sides”.



Psychobuildings

By • Jun 10th, 2020 • Category: Single review

There’s a real Cure/New Order vibe going on.



Sons of the Descent

By • Jun 9th, 2020 • Category: short players (Scottish), Single review

This is a nice track to have in these times.