Haven’t done this for quite a while but it’s time to get stuck into new music that is coming out this year. First up, January!
NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS – CHASING YESTERDAY For some reason, this latest album from the ex-Oasis man sounds uncannily like Pink Floyd! Unfortunately, it’s the post-Roger Waters version – probably the poorest incarnation of the legendary band – with several guitar passages echoing the work of Floyd’s David Gilmour. Continue Reading
What else was worth checking out in February? Here goes… BLACKBERRY SMOKE – HOLDING ALL THE ROSES An obvious choice. A real band playing real music. In this case, Southern Rock, country-folk and old time rock n roll make it simple. Recommended.
It’s a new month – the best month of the year! So what’s new out there? BUTCH WALKER – AFRAID OF GHOSTS When pop-rockers venture into the country-folk space, most of time if their heart is in the right place, it can be pretty magical. Butch Walker proves this at Continue Reading
It’s the first new releases of the year so let’s take a (very) quick look at what’s out there on 6th January, shall we? STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB – NOUN Not pop-punk thankfully but instead faithful rendition of old school US punk i.e. Ramones, Stooges, New York Dolls etc. Continue Reading
Alright. Here’s the deal – every week I randomly pick FIVE new releases listed at Spotify and tell you what I think (YAY or NAY?!), very spontaneously! No holds barred – fasten your seatbelts! Let me know what you think of the music in the comments… MAGIC! – Don’t Kill Continue Reading