Author: Nick Kearns

Adam Green - Sixes and Sevens

Adam Green - Sixes and Sevens

Adam Green Sixes and Sevens Album Review The success of recent blockbuster Juno has certainly helped Adam Green in his goal of promoting himself as a latter day Dylan-esque lo-fi folk raconteur. The films accompanying...

Review posted on 17th March 2008

Kid Harpoon - The Second E.P.

Kid Harpoon - The Second E.P.

Kid Harpoon The Second E.P. Review Kid Harpoon is the nautical-themed moniker of Tom Hull, a young singer-songwriter who has been acclaimed as one of the brighter lights of the "nu-folk" movement (is that a...

Review posted on 25th February 2008

Bruce Springsteen - Help Fight Hunger & Poverty

Bruce Springsteen - Help Fight Hunger & Poverty

Various Artists Help Fight Hunger & Poverty The Hard Rock Benefit AlbumAlbum ReviewNothing warms the cockles of the heart more on these freezing winter evenings riddled with relentlessly pissing rain than a good-old-fashioned charity CD....

Review posted on 5th December 2007

The Clientele - God Save The Clientele

The Clientele - God Save The Clientele

The Clientele God Save The Clientele Album Review The Clientele's third album largely adheres to the blueprint that previous release "Strange Geometry" was noted for; maudlin yet earnest vocals whose subtle melodies are set against...

Review posted on 21st November 2007

Sons and Daughters - Gilt Complex

Sons and Daughters - Gilt Complex

Sons and Daughters Gilt Complex Single Review At first sounding like a bastardised re-working of the main riff from "Live and let Die" by Wings with organ accompaniment, the introduction of a driving bassline quickly...

Review posted on 14th November 2007

The Rosie Taylor Project - Black and White Films

The Rosie Taylor Project - Black and White Films

The Rosie Taylor Project Black and White Films Single Review The Rosie Taylor Project's debut single 'Black and White Films' is slightly uncertain, borders on the twee at times, yet has the ability to imbue...

Review posted on 5th November 2007

Stars - In Our Bedroom After The War

Stars - In Our Bedroom After The War

Stars In Our Bedroom After The War Album Review"The living are dead, and the dead are all living" is one of the closing lines to album finale (and title track) In Our Bedroom After The...

Review posted on 18th October 2007

Jonah Matranga - And

Jonah Matranga - And

Jonah Matranga And Album Review With a nod to the acoustic minimalist musings of side-project Onelinedrawing, Jonah Matranga's latest release is a country-tinged acoustic rumination on various topics that fans of his previous bands such...

Review posted on 11th October 2007

damien rice - 9

damien rice - 9

After selling 2 million copies of his 2002 debut album Mr. Rice returns with that tricky second record. It's been 4 years in the making, has the wait been worth while? Damien's debut album "o"...

Review posted on 23rd November 2006

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Robin And The Goblins talk to us about wonder, terror, tyranny, collaborating on Dungeon-Synth and sitting on Letterman's lap [EXCLUSIVE]

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Having recently released their latest single, 'Future Angel', Robin And The Goblins creative force Robin Romo is now looking forward to playing their...

October 2021 Favourites: As Autumn arrived it was most definitely time to 'Prioritise Pleasure' and follow 'The Path Of The Clouds'

October 2021 Favourites: As Autumn arrived it was most definitely time to 'Prioritise Pleasure' and follow 'The Path Of The Clouds'

If all things were equal then Ed Sheeran may have made the cut for our final five favourite new album releases of October, but they're not, and he...

Is ABBA... cool? The group’s most unexpected fans confess their devotion

Is ABBA... cool? The group’s most unexpected fans confess their devotion

We didn't expect these rockers to be so into the Swedish pop group.

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Halloween Hootenanny: Witchy songs for your spooky playlist

Halloween Hootenanny: Witchy songs for your spooky playlist

These deliciously witchy tunes are perfect for Halloween.

Are these the 10 greatest Halloween anthems of all time?

Are these the 10 greatest Halloween anthems of all time?

From Psycho Killer to the Monster Mash, these Halloween songs are classics.

Album Of The Week: The 19th Anniversary Of The Eponymous Debut Album By Transplants

Album Of The Week: The 19th Anniversary Of The Eponymous Debut Album By Transplants

After 'Life Won't Wait', and in between 'Rancid 5' and 'Indestructible', Tim Armstrong somehow found time to form his new band - Transplants, and...

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