Midnight Juggernauts Ė Dystopia (EMI) May 19th, 2008 3.5/6.0 Iíve put my spacesuit on, belted up and listened to the countdown. Itís time to take...
My Federation - Donít Wanna Die (Eye Industries) March 24th, 2008 4.0/6.0 Donít Wanna Die is My Federationís follow up single to their debut E.P...
Eels The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester Wednesday, February 27th 2008 "Mark Oliver Everett, this is your life," says the voice from the gods. I donít know...
Eels - Meet The Eels: Essential Eels, Volume 1 (Universal/Polydor)
January 21st, 2008
Some of the most sublime tracks any songwriter can only dream of... itís the way these songs are delivered which make E stand out as a musician and songwriter.
The Vice Live Tour featuring Black Kids, Friendly Fires and Ipso Facto
The Mint Lounge, Manchester
Thursday January 31st, 2008
Iíve heard they're on NMEís hotly tipped list of bands for 2008. Seeing as though 99% of these bands usually inflict unspeakable tortures on my ears, I'm curious to see them. They sound like a new CSS, but what makes them different is the fact that there are glimpses of 60ís Motown in their sound.
This country of indie-loving haircut bands needs to take a step back and gather their thoughts on how to write songs. This is British rock music at its best.
IAMX Ė The Alternative
November 2nd, 2007
Formerly of Sneaker Pimps, Chris Cornerís band IAMX seem to blend a mix of thumping techno beats with a singing style that, on most songs, has a kind of protest element.
Babyshambles Ė You Talk (Parlophone) December 3rd, 2007 2.5/6.0 To these ears, You Talk sounds like a Libertines throwback. The chord sequences are repetitive, and...