BLURB-O-RAMA FT. THE ROLLING STONES, NEIL YOUNG, STING AND BON JOVI

The year-end has witnessed a slew of new releases from classic rockers eager to demonstrate that rock ’n’ roll is still as vital as ever. Or to show their fans that they’re still alive (!)

BLURB-O-RAMA FT. TOBIN SPROUT, THE WEDDING PRESENT, DANIEL LAND AND WHOOP-SZO

On the edge of tomorrow’s musical imaginings, rock ‘n’ roll continues to be re-invented phrase by phrase. Discover why we need to constantly look back to move forward. 

BLURB-O-RAMA FT. SKY BETWEEN LEAVES, RYAN ALLEN AND HIS EXTRA ARMS, PHIL AND LU, KRIEF & POSTER CHILDREN

From post-punk to power pop to soft rock to art music to grunge – it’s all #THENEWROCKNROLL to us!

BLURB-O-RAMA FT. CASS MCCOMBS, THE REBEL LIGHT, BABAGANOUJ, SUPER WHATEVR & CONTINENTAL DRIFT COMPILATION.

Alternative rock with nods to rock ‘n’ roll’s rich past. That about sums up what we have in store for you with these five new releases!

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More capsule reviews of the newest releases. FEAR OF MEN – Loom This highly-rated trio hails from Brighton, UK and this debut album justifies all the hype. There is a strong chamber pop vibe that enhances the obligatory post-punk indie pop stylings. The band manages a fine balance between atmospherics Continue Reading

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METRONOMY – Love Letters Album #4 opens rather tentatively with sparsely instrumented tracks like “The Upsetter” and “I’m Aquarius”. The songs sound vaguely unfinished – almost like demos. And the pace never quite picks up for the rest of the album. Presumably, Metronomy was not interested in simply replicating meaningless Continue Reading

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  PERFECT PUSSY – Say Yes To Love A beautiful noise is what punk quartet Perfect Pussy makes on its debut full-length. Deliberately lo-fi with singer Meredith Graves spitting out the barely discernible lyrics over the cacophony, there is something disarmingly honest about this edgy sound. Sure, it’s hard to tell Continue Reading

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WE ARE SCIENTISTS – TV en Français Probably one shining example of how fun modern indie pop can be in the right hands. This Brooklyn duo has been going for a decade now and from the evidence here, it seems like they have got the balance right! Infectious melodies, danceable rhythms Continue Reading