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Land of Talk – ‘Indistinct Conversations’ album review


Land of Talk have been building a loyal cult following for a few years and their fourth album ‘Indistinct Conversations’ finds them breaking new, emotional ground while retaining their raw and emotional power. The songs were inspired by vocalist, guitarist and keyboardist Elizabeth Powell confronting the oppressive nature of the world while embracing their non-binary…

Silverbacks – ‘Fad’ album review


Silverbacks’ ‘Dunkirk’ single has been all over BBC 6 Music over the lockdown period and it hints at great things to come from the Dublin-based five-piece’s debut album ‘Fad’. The band have already released a string of well-received singles (produced by Girl Band’s bass player Daniel Fox) and wowed a string of festival audiences last…

NZCA Lines – ‘Pure Luxury’ album review


NZCA Lines, the project of producer, multi-instrumentalist and sometime-member of Christine and the Queens’ live band Michael Lovett, are all set to release the mainly self-produced third album ‘Pure Luxury’. The record may have been inspired by key social and political moments on both sides of the Atlantic, but that won’t take away the big…

Mansions – ‘Big Bad’ album review


Mansions fourth album ‘Big Bad’ signals a new beginning for the now duo of Chris Browder and Robin Dove. Honing in on a more atmospheric sound with plenty of textures, the song finds Chris trying to make sense of getting older and making the most of what’s ahead of you: ‘The real freedom is when…