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JENNY WILSON: EXORCISM ALBUM REVIEW

Jenny Wilson  Exorcism (Gold Medal Recordings) Vinyl/CD/DL Released: 20 April, 2018 9/10 Uncompromising album recounting an horrific sexual assault the artist. There is a long tradition of artists using their art in a cathartic way; to take a traumatic event in their lives and attempt to understand it and expunge it by creating art, music… Continue reading JENNY WILSON: EXORCISM ALBUM REVIEW

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Pale Waves: All The Things I Never Said

PALE WAVES  ALL THE THINGS I NEVER SAID EP DIRTY HIT RECORDS It’s the 80s revisited. 7/10 Manchester based Pale Waves have been creating something of a stir recently and will release their debut album later this year. If this EP is a taster for that album then prepare to go back to the 80s… Continue reading Pale Waves: All The Things I Never Said

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Mint Field: Pasar De Las Luces album review

MINT FIELD  PASAR DE LAS LUCES INNOVATIVE LEISURE RECORDS Shoe gaze Tijuana style 8/10 From the opening track, El Parque Parecía No Tener Fin, with its dreamy echoes, you know it’s time to sit back and ponder. Mint Field, hailing from Tijuana, have created an album of beautiful textures that alternates between shoegaze, indie and… Continue reading Mint Field: Pasar De Las Luces album review

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SARAH SHOOK AND THE DISARMERS: YEARS ALBUM REVIEW

Sarah Shook and the Disarmers  Years (Bloodshot Records) LP/CD/DL Released: 6 April, 2018 9/10 Follow up album to last year’s storming debut for alt-country/outlaw punk group. Satan met Shook and the Disarmers at the crossroads. Satan offered Shook all the joys and sorrows of the world if she would just sell him her soul. Shook… Continue reading SARAH SHOOK AND THE DISARMERS: YEARS ALBUM REVIEW

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Barrence Whitfield and The Savages: Soul Flowers of Titan – Album review

Barrence Whitfield and The Savages Soul Flowers Of Titan (Bloodshot Records) LP/CD/DL Released: 2 March, 2018 9/10 Visceral, primitive garage rock and soul from a rejuvenated Barrence Whitfield and the Savages.  Barrence Whitfield and The Savages first emerged, or should that be dragged themselves out of the primordial garage gloop of a soul swamp, out… Continue reading Barrence Whitfield and The Savages: Soul Flowers of Titan – Album review

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The Jazz Butcher: The Violent Years – Album review

The Jazz Butcher The Violent Years (Fire Records) 4CD Boxset/DL Released: 9 March, 2018 8/10 The Butcher’s middle period given the deluxe re-release treatment.  Continuing on from Fire Records excellent release last year of the Jazz Butcher’s Wasted Years – which compiled their first four albums – the label has now beautifully repackaged the bands… Continue reading The Jazz Butcher: The Violent Years – Album review