Adult Mom Driver album review

Adult Mom – ‘Driver’ album review


Adult Mom returns with third album, ‘Driver’, and it’s a record that finds Stevie Knipe examing that awkward phase where you’ve hit 20-something, the bills are starting to pile up and you’re not entirely sure of your place in a ‘grown-up world’. The album finds Stevie trying to answer a question that has confounded generations:…

Nightshift – ‘Zöe’ album review


Nightshift follow up last year’s self-released full-lenth cassette with new album ‘Zöe’. Now signed to Trouble in Mind, the now five-piece have a sound that dips into the musical history of their base in Glasgow and offers something fresh and contemporary. The album begins with ‘Piece Together’, a slow-burner with elongated Warpaint-style vocals about ‘learning…

Hoorsees – ‘Hoorsees’ album review


Parisian indie-poppers Hoorsees have shared their self-titled debut album via Kanine Records. The nine songs on this record are filled with singer/songwriter Alex Delamard’s wry observations and driving hooks that capture the slacker spirit of the ’90s. ‘Overdry’ opens the record in a more breezy, jangly fashion that sounds somewhat akin to The Strokes jamming…

Katy Kirby – ‘Cool Dry Place’ album review


Texas-based singer-songwriter Katy Kirby was born, raised and homeschooled by two ex-cheerleaders in small-town Texas and started singing in an evangelical church. Her new album, ‘Cool Dry Place’ (released via Keeled Scales), finds her dismantling her past: ‘I can hear myself fighting that deeply internalized impulse to make things that are super pleasant or approachable’.…

Corvair – ‘Corvair’ album review


Corvair – a Portland, Oregon-based husband-and-wife duo made up of Brian Laubert and Heather Larimer – release their self-titled debut album and it’s one that tells a love story spanning over three decades, five cities and six continents. Big pop hooks that sit somewhere between Bleachers and The Rolling Stones signal the start of album…