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Soundtrack Lovin’ – Once
Print Screen Editor Francesca Sylph reviews the soundtrack of Once.
Album Review: Big Thief – Two Hands
Emma Vernon reviews Big Thief’s latest album
Album Review: Kevin Morby – Oh My God
When one listens to Kevin Morby’s fifth solo album, the double LP Oh My God, three times in a row during a six-hour car journey, one’s mind, unsurprisingly, becomes a tad warped. Perhaps this was Kevin’s intent. Certainly, like when you read Hemingway and spend a week spluttering short sentences about the importance of truth, […]
Album Review: Bronze Radio Return – Entertain You
Entertain You, Bronze Radio Returns’ sixth album, is an exhilarating and euphoric blend of fresh genres. Reminiscing upon The Buggles’ 1980 hit ‘Video Killed the Radio Star’, lamenting television usurping radio, Bronze Radio Return is a resurrection of the same nostalgia of the “radio star”; a “star”, indeed, within the Entertain You album cover bearing […]
Live Review: Bear’s Den @ Exeter Lemon Grove
The artwork on the cover of Bear’s Den’s latest record, Red Earth and Pouring Rain, gives you the wrong idea about the band. The hyper-realism style, almost oil painting-esque image of a girl driving a car through the night creates an impression, to me, of a squeaky synth pop band trying to be edgier than […]
Album Review: Ryan Adams – Prisoner
Two years ago, Ryan Adams postponed production of Prisoners to experiment with the track-by-track remediation of Taylor Swift’s 1989. After waiting three years for self-written content, and a ‘heartbreak’ album tackling his divorce from Mandy Moore, we were instead given an indirect sense of Adam’s initial wounds vicariously via Swift’s own emotional lyrics. Rather than […]
Album Review: Mumford & Sons – Wilder Mind
Online Features Editor, Theo Stone, takes a look at the third “unremarkable” offering from London folk quartet Mumford & Sons. Mumford & Sons Wilder Mind 4 May 2015, Gentlemen of the Road The banjos are gone, the tweed abandoned, and the cider has been destroyed. Mumford & Sons have gone the way of the […]