Author: Alex Parker

Cortney Tidwell - Mini

Cortney Tidwell - Mini

Cortney TidwellMini AlbumReviewThis mini album is calm, quiet and haunting, it is set within a landscape of sadness and love making for atmospheric listening. The linchpin for these songs is held by the voice of...

Review posted on 28th March 2006

Howling Bells - Wishing Stone

Howling Bells - Wishing Stone

Howling BellsWishing StoneBella UnionSingle ReviewPart Sonic Youth, part Pj Harvey, part Raincoats, part them. This is simply great new music, part of the new school riot grrl brigade following others such as The Duke Spirit,...

Review posted on 28th March 2006

The Knife - Silent Shout

The Knife - Silent Shout

The KnifeSilent ShoutAlbum ReviewIf all you have heard from this Swedish brother, sister combo is Jose Gonzalez rendition of Heartbeats then you will be in for a large shock. This music sounds like the mad...

Review posted on 28th March 2006

Archie Bronson Outfit - Derdang Derdang

Archie Bronson Outfit - Derdang Derdang

Archie Bronson Outfit Derdang Derdang Domino Records Album Review This new album from The Archie Bronson Outfit is from a new place. Although firmly rooted within the Blues/rock/indie/retro taggage this outfit sound refreshing and vital...

Review posted on 22nd March 2006

Film School - Film School

Film School - Film School

Film SchoolFilm SchoolAlbum ReviewThis 'second' debut from Film School is an album that is quite simply one to check out. With line up changes since the original album and good solid reviews and a great...

Review posted on 13th February 2006

Jose Gonzalez - Veneer

Jose Gonzalez - Veneer

One day I was innocently looking through mysapce when I came across an interesting looking profile, cue the auto-play default music. I did what most people do, you either turn off your own music and...

Review posted on 13th February 2006

Wolf & Cub - Steal Their Gold

Wolf & Cub - Steal Their Gold

Wolf & CubSteal Their GoldDirty, Rocky, and cocky from 24 hours away is how I would describe these guys. Mixing The Jesus Lizard, Stones Roses, plus some Bloc. This is Music that Harold would not...

Review posted on 24th January 2006

Whitestarr - Album Sampler

Whitestarr - Album Sampler

WhitestarrAlbum SamplerRight on! Rock out with your c*ck out. This is real rock made in such a way that you could/will catch your mum breaking into your room to steal this album whilst salivating. Song...

Review posted on 24th January 2006

Arctic Monkeys - When The Sun Goes Down

Arctic Monkeys - When The Sun Goes Down

Arctic MonkeysWhen The Sun Goes DownDominoSingle ReviewI don't know why I am reviewing this as I think everybody in England has heard it at least 2-3 times a day. Examples of this just this week...

Review posted on 24th January 2006

Jimmy Eat World - Album Sampler

Jimmy Eat World - Album Sampler

Jimmy Eat WorldPromo AlbumReviewBeing from a rock background myself I have been recommended these guys for years, however whenever I went out on a limb and listened to their stuff it came across (to me...

Review posted on 23rd December 2005

Jont - One Long Song

Jont - One Long Song

JontOne Long SongEP ReviewIs it me or is this guy either really classable and we can whip him into an easy category as all people/music journalists like to do, or is he completely unpigeonholeable? I...

Review posted on 23rd December 2005

Devendra Banhart - Heard Somebody Say

Devendra Banhart - Heard Somebody Say

Devendra BanhartHeard Somebody SaySingle ReviewThis piece of retro side picking from one of the most exciting singersongwrtiters in ages is simply lennontastic. It has all the hall marks of a great single, here's the tick...

Review posted on 23rd December 2005

The Decemberists - 16 Militay Wives

The Decemberists - 16 Militay Wives

The Decemberists 16 Militay WivesSingle ReviewWith the Decemberists on impressive cult label Kill Rock Stars I was interested straight from the play off. Whilst listening to their rather quirke lyric led marching indie stomp clashing...

Review posted on 19th December 2005

The Kooks - Album Sampler

The Kooks - Album Sampler

The KooksAlbums Sampler - ReviewVirginLet the good times roll is what I say, and just to help is this little advance from the Kooks. Fast, Fun and Full of life, the three triple F's that...

Review posted on 6th October 2005

Dogs - Turn Against This Land

Dogs - Turn Against This Land

DogsTurn Against This LandAlbum ReviewThe new album from punkee upstarts 'Dog' is a mix & match of almost, well nearly, every type of indie you can imagine. When I say indie I mean both the...

Review posted on 27th September 2005

The Warlocks - Surgery

The Warlocks - Surgery

The WarlocksSurgeryMuteAlbum ReviewThis album is like an audio book, each song is a life churning chapter in someone's life and in this case it must be of a certain Mr Bobby Hecksher, he's back :)...

Review posted on 26th September 2005

White Stripes - My Doorbell

White Stripes - My Doorbell

Review posted on 24th August 2005

Jim Noir - A Quite Man

Jim Noir - A Quite Man

Review posted on 24th August 2005

Alfie - Crying At Teatime

Alfie - Crying At Teatime

Review posted on 24th August 2005

Autolux - Future Perfect

Autolux - Future Perfect

Review posted on 27th July 2005

White Stripes - Blue Orchid

White Stripes - Blue Orchid

White...

Review posted on 13th June 2005

The Suffrajets - Sold

The Suffrajets - Sold

The...

Review posted on 13th June 2005

A - Better Of With Him

A - Better Of With Him

A...

Review posted on 13th June 2005

JJ72 - Coming Home

JJ72 - Coming Home

JJ72...

Review posted on 13th June 2005

Fightstar - Paint Your Target

Fightstar - Paint Your Target

Fightstar...

Review posted on 13th June 2005

Audioslave - Be Yourself

Audioslave - Be Yourself

Audioslave...

Review posted on 13th June 2005

Stephen Malkmus - Face The Truth

Stephen Malkmus - Face The Truth

Review posted on 24th May 2005

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