Category Archives: Album Review

Album Review: Martyn Crocker – Favouritism

Favouritism” is the full band debut album by Martyn Crocker, a Plymouth-based musician playing semi-acoustic rock with a smattering of pop-punk flavours in the vein of groups like This Wild Life. Crocker daylights as a secondary school music teacher, and to that light an appropriate and carefully directive demeanour is belied through his songs. Read our review below! Continue reading

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Album Review: Tim Vantol – Burning Desires

Tim Vantol has set the bar high for his third album “Burning Desires“. The Dutch songwriter’s sophomore album “If We Go Down, We Go Together” has made a lasting impression throughout the whole of Europe. Read our review of “Burning Desires” below.

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Album Review: Brightr – Year One

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As Brightr, Laurie Cottingham makes a brand of acoustic twinkle-infused heartfelt music that he describes as ‘gloomy emo pop’. His songs, however, are anything but gloomy; on his debut release “Year One“, Brightr pours his soul into 13 tracks punctuated by crisp (one could even say bright, but we’ll try not to) guitar tones and noodling riffs that betray his skill as both a musician and songwriter. Read the full review below. Continue reading


Ray Rocket posts solo dates

 

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Ray Carlisle of Teenage Bottlerocket has announced a solo tour as Ray Rocket, supporting The Copyrights and The Lippies. Check all the dates (and more) below. Continue reading


Ducking Punches release video “God Damn Coward”

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Norwich folk punk outfit Ducking Punches follow in the footsteps of Death in the music video for their song “God Damn Coward“, taken from their new album “Fizzy Brain“. Read on to watch the video. Continue reading


Vinnie Caruana in studio + signs to Equal Vision

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I Am The Avalanche-frontman Vinnie Caruana has started to record his first full-length, which will be released through his new label Equal Vision. For more information, please read on. Continue reading


Album Review: Arms & Hearts – Set in Stone

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The name “Arms & Hearts” is no stranger to the UK folk scene, with the full band having put out two EPs since November 2013. “Set in Stone“, however, is the debut solo release from lead singer Steve Millar. Does it make a difference? Read the full review below. Continue reading