Author: Vikki Littlemore

Karen O - Crush Songs Album Review

Karen O - Crush Songs Album Review

Karen O has the voice of a woman, but sings (gloriously) like a child. It is a quality evident in her work on the soundtrack to 'Where the Wild Things Are', and the reason she...

Review posted on 24th September 2014

Young Rebel Set - Curse our Love

Young Rebel Set - Curse our Love

The first few bars of this record by Young Rebel Set have an uplifting beat, and comforting northern vocal, enough to make you smile. The voice shifts, from track to track, between The Coral's James...

Review posted on 17th August 2011

The Voluntary Butler Scheme - Grandad Galaxy

The Voluntary Butler Scheme - Grandad Galaxy

I have to admit that when I put the Voluntary Butler Scheme CD in to play, I did think it was stuck, or the laser needed cleaning, for a few moments, until the vocal kicked...

Review posted on 17th August 2011

Mostly Autumn - That Night in Leamington

Mostly Autumn - That Night in Leamington

The record opens with 'Finding Colours', a vocal on its own, without music, which is quite mystical, almost like a Kate Bush vocal. Then a beat comes in, and the crowd begins to cheer. The...

Review posted on 16th August 2011

Florian Lunaire - Spring/Summer 2011

Florian Lunaire - Spring/Summer 2011

These seven tracks open with an almost-croaky, Alex Turner cardigan voice, straight from the thigh-slapping North of England, with every bit of an Arctic Monkeys pathos, and romantic wistfulness. The sound is delicate, gentle, elegant,...

Review posted on 16th August 2011

Fitz & The Tantrums - Breakin' the Chains of Love

Fitz & The Tantrums - Breakin' the Chains of Love

The EP of four tracks opens with glorious joy, and funk. The lead vocal is soulful, and draws you in, compelling you to listen. It's a captivating sound, which instantly makes you feel alive, and...

Review posted on 16th August 2011

Clapton Fox - Amazing Thunderstorm

Clapton Fox - Amazing Thunderstorm

Clapton Fox songs are written and sung by Robert Kaniepien, who appears to have a poet in him, when it comes to lyrics. The elegance and creativity of the words really stands out as beautiful....

Review posted on 16th August 2011

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Pixies - De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill-On-Sea 12/09/2019 Live Review

Pixies - De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill-On-Sea 12/09/2019 Live Review

Pixies kicked off the European leg of their latest tour in the sleepy retirement town of Bexhill-On-Sea.

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