Fionn Regan - The End of History (Bella Union)
August 7th, 2006
Reganís soothing tones and lyrical meanderings are an honest, intelligent joy from start to finish.
Bloc Party - A Weekend in the City (Wichita Records)
February 5th, 2007
Right from the offset with Song For Clay (Disappear Here), it is obvious that here we have a band who have matured considerably in the two year interim period between albums... there is a subtlety that is absent on much of Silent Alarm.
Not all of the Motel's contributors are quite as down with the kids as they'd have you believe. Even where they vociferously deny it, each...
There are certain cities you expect greatness from. London for one, along with Manchester and Glasgow, have become so well respected within the British indie...
MixtapesíníTapes is an ongoing feature whereby one member of the Fugitive Motel collective challenges another to create a mixtape on a given theme. There are...
I strongly maintain the opinion that there is absolutely no way in hell that a man of just twenty-three years old should have a voice thatís capable of breaking even the coldest of hearts. A voice that can spit bile (This Is Love) and convey hope (This City Is At Standstill) with exactly the same clarity, depth and warmth.
When did you first hear of the artist in question?: Attending a state-school in the early nineties, The That, as they were never known, were an unavoidable force known to all. Maybe it was in our Dairylea.