Feeder – ‘Torpedo’ album review


Feeder follow up 2019’s ‘Tallulah’ album with ‘Torpedo’ – a collection of songs written and adapted during their extended break during the pandemic. This downtime gave the band more time to enhance demos, experiment with different aural textures and strike that delicate balance between darkness and light… The slow-burning and anthemic ‘The Healing’ opens the…

Yard Act – ‘The Overload’ album review


Despite only forming in early 2020, Yard Act have already gained a loyal following through with their tongue-in-cheek and sometimes scathing observations on today’s society. Now, they’re set to release debut album ‘The Overload’ with frontman James Smith saying: ‘I just hope it makes people laugh at the peculiarities of human nature. The world feels…

Review of Hovvdy True Love album 2021

Hovvdy – ‘True Love’ album review


‘True Love’, Hovvdy’s fourth album, finds the duo embracing their lo-fi, DIY roots while examining the tumultuous nature of all kinds of relationships… Produced by Andrew Sarlo (Big Thief, Bon Iver), the album opens with the sweet, soulful and soul-searching 80 seconds of ‘Sometimes’, a song all about asking for forgiveness with the running message:…

Dead Nature Watch Me Break Apart Spring King album review

Dead Nature – ‘Watch Me Break Apart’ album review


Former Spring King singer and award-winning producer Tarek Musa releases ‘Watch Me Break Apart’, the debut album under his Dead Nature moniker. The album finds Tarek sharing his internal thoughts and anxieties about everything from the strain of social media to the never-ending circle of bad news we seem to have found ourselves in… The…

Islands Islomanic album review

Islands – ‘Islomania’ album review


Nick Thorburn makes a welcome return with ‘Islomania’ – the first album released under his Islands moniker in five years. During his break from the music industry, Nick produced a pilot television script, created a graphic novel with Fantagraphic and scored a few films and radio shows. Released via Royal Mountain Records (Mac DeMarco, Alvvays),…