UNDER REVIEW: AS IT IS – THE GREAT DEPRESSION

ARTIST: AS IT IS  TITLE: THE GREAT DEPRESSION LABEL: FEARLESS RECORDS  RATING: 5/10  WORDS: MARK McCONVILLE Depression is a gruelling challenge to try and overcome, a strong beating heart is needed and a clean outlook is mandatory, but...

UNDER REVIEW: TROPHY EYES – THE AMERICAN DREAM

ARTIST: TROPHY EYES  TITLE: THE AMERICAN DREAM LABEL: HOPELESS RECORDS  RATING: 7/10  WORDS: BECTON SIMPSON Despite actually being from Australia, Trophy Eyes have just released an album called ‘The American Dream’. A loose concept album telling stories of their personal experiences...

UNDER REVIEW – TRASH BOAT – CROWN SHYNESS

 ARTIST: TRASH BOAT TITLE: CROWN SHYNESS LABEL: HOPELESS RECORDS RATING: 7/10 It’s always tough to top an amazing debut album, but Trash Boat have managed it with ‘Crown Shyness’, continuing in their seemingly unstoppable onslaught...

UNDER REVIEW: DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE – THANK YOU FOR TODAY

ARTIST: DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE  TITLE: THANK YOU FOR TODAY  LABEL: ATLANTIC RECORDS  RATING: 9/10  Picture the scene – The suns setting, it’s summer, it’s still warm (which for the record is unusual for England), you’re in the...

UNDER REVIEW: CULTURE ABUSE – BAY DREAM

ARTIST: CULTURE ABUSE  TITLE: BAY DREAM  LABEL: EPITAPH RECORDS RATING: 10/10  Bursting onto our summer soundtrack in full technicolour, the Californian punk mob, better known as Culture Club, has been a name passed around the fire pits...