“If you think the band is some revolutionary thing, that’s very flattering, but we don’t try to go out and say we are the new Fall Out Boy or we’re the next Wonder Years” said Real Friends vocalist Dan Lambton in an interview with Rock Sound prior to the release of their debut studio album, […]Read more "ALBUM REVIEW: Real Friends – The Home Inside My Head"
In the same way that it’s near impossible to find a Californian punk act who don’t sing about drugs, so to is difficult to talk about PUP’s sophomore album without falling into a cliche that every review has fell into by addressing this album’s title: after visiting a specialist, frontman Stefan Babcock was bluntly told “the […]Read more "ALBUM REVIEW: Pup – The Dream Is Over"
New York’s finest return with a satisfying end to their three year absence The Strokes have now returned with a new track which will appear on their forthcoming EP ‘Future Past Present’, which is due to be released on the 3 rd June on frontman Julian Casablancas’ own Cult Records label. For many fans, the release of […]Read more "TRACK REVIEW: The Strokes – Oblivius"
In an interview with DIY, bearded rocker and frontman Simon Neil stated “I don’t think we’ve ever just wanted to be a routine band – you know, reliable old Biffy Clyro! We’d rather be completely unreliable and have people think we’ve lost the plot”. Given the material that has been released thus far from their […]Read more "TRACK REVIEW: Biffy Clyro -Animal Style"
14 years after their debut, Playstation’s shiniest and furriest duo return in one of the greatest remakes ever. “Fan favourites Ratchet and Clank are back. Can they repeat the same magic we saw during our last competition?” says an overly enthusiastic commentator during your hoverboard race on Rilgar, unintentionally harking back to the great platformer […]Read more "GAME REVIEW: Ratchet + Clank (2016)"
So Chvrches have released a new song, cool right? Right. The new track, Warning Call, is being released as the theme for the video game sequel ‘Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst’. Now, I’ve never played the original Mirrors Edge but- a lot of people have. It’s an incredibly well known and well loved game as well as being a […]Read more "TRACK REVIEW: CHVRCHES – Warning Call"
Teen Suicide’s Its the Big Joyous Celebration, Lets Stir The Honeypot (their 5th and apparently final album) is a 26 track long, cacophonous bow. It encapsulates some of their key elements, and never loses the intimacy of lo fi that makes the genre, but is subtly different to their other albums; it feels more evolved […]Read more "Album Review: Teen Suicide – It’s The Big Joyous Celebration, Lets Stir The Honeypot"