With Hollywood set to unleash a new wave of R-Rated films, I discuss why this could be detrimental for movies. It’s seemingly impossible to look at any source of entertainment news without seeing something about Deadpool, a film that, carrying a $58 million budget and a handful of dick jokes, has become the ultimate underdog story. […]Read more "Thoughts On: R-Rated Movies"
German electronic act Moderat managed to overcome the ever fatal second album syndrome that infects any band who release a critically acclaimed debut, a triumph in itself. However, when your track record now features two well received LPs, how on earth do you pull it off again? In Moderat’s case they’ve done more of the […]Read more "Moderat – Reminder EP REVIEW"
In the world of music, sometimes it’s not just your sound that is important but your own public persona, something that can help change you from being just another white boy with a guitar into something else entirely. Take Mac DeMarco for example, a talented artist whose wacky, odd sense of humour and actions help […]Read more "Dan & Drum-Fixin Up Right TRACK REVIEW"
Every so often, there’ll be a band that manage to come along and achieve a substantially large following out of thin air which brings along with it social media being flooded by their fans saying how much they love a certain band member and their music. This happened with Arctic Monkeys, more infamously it happened with The […]Read more "Catfish And The Bottlemen – Soundcheck TRACK REVIEW"
When your award show is referred to as “the British Grammy’s”, you’d think it was some sort of compliment. Well, that’s until you realise that the Grammy’s themselves considered James Bay more worthy of a Rock Album Of The Year nod than the hundreds of other potential nominees. Fair do’s to the Grammy’s though since they at […]Read more "Thoughts On: The Brit Awards"
If you were to look at Chichester rock band New Tropics social media, more specifically their photos of broken equipment including a heavily chipped drum and a telecaster with a chunk out of it, you’d probably expect a roguish pack of boys with a very rough sound. Whilst I can’t say much about the former, […]Read more "New Tropics – Morphine TRACK REVIEW"
Google can be a very misleading piece of technology. One search for “The Tailor Made” and you’ll come across a trio of boys from London who are inspired by Rizzle Kicks and The Streets. A different search will find you an act from Dublin whose music’s only relation to kicks will be the action it […]Read more "The Tailor Made – Test Markets EP REVIEW"