Love + Fear, MARINA’s highly anticipated fourth album, is finally here! MARINA dazzles with a stunning concept album that manages to balance art and honesty.
I was clicking through my instastories earlier this week when an advert popped up for YouTube Music in Residence - a temporary installation in London I hadn't heard about but which, according to the Dazed promo, was "a four-day event celebrating the UK music scene." Coming soon after the launch of the new streaming service YouTube Music, the … Continue reading YouTube Music in Residence
New Music from Friday 10 February 2017 - from Sia to Marika Hackman, The Magic Gang to Katy Perry, there's a lot to love!
Is FKA twigs really singing about robots in LP1? What genre does it fall into? And should you get it on vinyl? Find out in this week’s Record Review! LP1 fuses the organic and the mechanic to create an innovative yet unsettling sound, as FKA twigs’ breathy vocals interact with industrial noises. One of the … Continue reading Review: LP1 – FKA twigs
Join me for a chilled-out haul as I go through some awesome 45s I found in my dad’s record collection - there’s some Beatles, some Bowie, and even a bit of Bob Dylan. Plus, I give some tips on caring for your 45s! FULL HAUL: The Jean Genie // Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie Dreams … Continue reading Vintage Vinyl Haul #2: 45s 5ever
February might be the shortest month but this year it’s crammed full of great new albums! There’s Bob Dylan’s 36th album, exciting experiments from BADBADNOTGOOD and A Place To Bury Strangers, and an incredibly talented track listing on Emile Haynie’s debut. Full list and release details below! Which records are you looking forward to this … Continue reading February’s Most Anticipated Pressings
How does Lana Del Rey’s second LP “Ultraviolence” transform her sound? What do all those dark lyrics really mean? And should you get it on vinyl? Find out in this week’s Record Review! Ultraviolence is a fascinating exploration of the emotional devastation left by a romance gone wrong. Del Rey adjusts her sound to mimic … Continue reading Review: Ultraviolence – Lana Del Rey
Time for a new video! Finally, right? Here's my first video of 2015 - a quick rundown of the LP releases I'm most excited about this month. With a fully-recovered ankle I'm back with the records I'm most excited about this month! Sleater-Kinney's long-awaited reunion LP, "No Cities To Love," looks absolutely fantastic, and … Continue reading January’s Most Anticipated Pressings
I'm really excited to release into the world a video I've been working on for a while - my review of Lana Del Rey's Paradise EP! After my first ever Record Review, of Del Rey's Born To Die, got such a positive response I decided to review another of her album's. I love Lana's work, partly because it … Continue reading Review: Paradise – Lana Del Rey
It's time for my most anticipated! This September I was spoilt for choice! Karen O's solo debut "Crush Songs" sounds magnificent, and there are solid offerings from Blonde Redhead and Interpol. PLUS a mysterious new project from the Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas! Check out my top ten for this month, and let me know yours … Continue reading September’s Most Anticipated Pressings