Album & EP Reviews

Eels - Earth To Dora

Eels - Earth To Dora

For a songwriter who’s so loved for finding poetry in the quotidian, for saying so much with so little, it’s just a bit basic.

30th October 2020

Annie - Dark Hearts

Annie - Dark Hearts

For anyone still humming ‘Chewing Gum’ or ‘Heartbeat’, it’s a disappointment.

16th October 2020

Caroline Rose - Superstar

Caroline Rose - Superstar

Her ascent to superstardom isn’t impossible - it just might take a little longer than planned.

6th March 2020

Kaiser Chiefs - Duck

Kaiser Chiefs - Duck

To bemoan their seventh LP for the confused stinker that it is is not an easy pop, but a real lament for a band that used to be so much more.

26th July 2019

Keuning - Prismism

Keuning - Prismism

With all the composite parts in place, what ‘Prismatic’ lacks isn’t effort, but direction.

25th January 2019

Bondax - Revolve

Bondax - Revolve

For something that has the promise of hitting bullseye, too many of the darts miss the board entirely.

28th September 2018

Ash - Islands

Ash - Islands

It’s a shame most of ‘Islands’ doesn’t have anything to grab hold of.

18th May 2018