REVIEWS

ALBUM REVIEW | PHOXJAW | ROYAL SWAN

“Between the curious moments of calm and the brazen rackets, Royal Swan’s nail biting narrative is an extraordinary proving ground for the modern minstrels.” WORDS BY ALI GRICE Let it be known that Phoxjaw […]

SINGLE REVIEW | KANYE WEST | WASH US IN THE BLOOD

“If this is a taste of what’s to come, I’m eagerly anticipating the feast of God’s Country.” WORDS BY ROBBIE DADOMO-EDGINGTON Kanye West’s latest single can best be described as a marriage between the […]

ALBUM REVIEW | BOB DYLAN | ROUGH AND ROWDY WAYS

“The work of a literary and musical genius at the peak of his powers” WORDS BY ROBBIE DADOMO-EDGINGTON Bob Dylan’s 39th (yes, thirty-ninth!) studio album Rough and Rowdy Ways marks his first album of […]

ALBUM REVIEW | RUN THE JEWELS 4: RAP FOR A REVOLUTION

“Either way, when you come to Run The Jewels 4 you’ll find Killer Mike and El-P at their best. Forever vivacious. Forever captivating. Unfortunately, forever relevant.” WORDS BY TOBI OSHILAJA If you’re looking for […]

SINGLE REVIEW | ELEPHANT RADIO | LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL

“It’s all quite magically nostalgic.” WORDS BY ALI GRICE Eastbourne rockers Elephant Radio effortlessly conjure up feelings of nostalgia and home with new track Let The Good Times Roll. After the boundless success of […]

SINGLE REVIEW | LUNA BLUE | AWAY WITH YOU

“Luna Blue gracefully lay down a towel on their sonic beach, prop up a parasol, pour you an ice cold Pina Colada and take you away with them.” WORDS BY ALI GRICE Does it […]

SINGLE REVIEW | PHOXJAW | TRIPLE AAA

“The punchy bottom string riff brings a raw feel and the unfiltered vocals of Danny Garland are the cherry on top of this garage rock banger.” WORDS BY ALI GRICE Triple AAA is the […]

EP REVIEW | NERVUS | WE WANT YOUR BLOOD/GRAVE DIGGING

“Nervus continue to have their lyrical middle fingers pointed firmly in the direction of Landlords, Tories, Fascists and Capitalists” WORDS BY GEORGE DOHERTY Nervus are back with a two track EP recorded in isolation […]

EP | REVIEW | MALEVOLENCE | THE OTHER SIDE

“This is Malevolence at their absolute best.” WORDS BY GEORGE DOHERTY In the year 2020 it would be easy to question where Sheffield hardcore band Malevolence fit in the UK hardcore scene, where the […]