Tag Archives: Album

Interview: Frank Turner @ 2000 Trees 2019

Cameron Chadwick/ July 15, 2019

2000 Trees is somewhat of a heartland for Frank Turner fans. Characterised by his consistent appearances and the iconic ‘Camp Turner’ at the entrance to the main campsite, there’s a certain folk music undertone to the Gloucestershire heavy rock festival. Turner performed three sets in total this year – the announced main stage Thursday headline show with The Sleeping Souls,

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Album Review: Bastille – Doom Days

Robyn Walford/ June 20, 2019

‘Doom Days’ pretty much sums up the feeling that most of us hold about the world in its current state. Headlines are turning ever bleaker and the world is seemingly a darker place than it has been in a long time. This is ultimately what Bastille’s third album is trying to capture. However, in a time of sadness and madness,

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Album Review: The National – I Am Easy to Find

Alex Barston/ May 15, 2019

The National. The umbrella that stops the hail from hitting your head, the first sip of water the morning after a heavy night of drinking, the woolly jumper that shields you from a bitter winter frost, you get the drift from this obsessional fan. The National are great, and they’re back with their eighth studio album at the perfect time.

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Drenge- Strange Creatures Preview/Review

Tom Evans/ January 25, 2019

Drenge’s 3rd studio album, Strange Creatures, due for release on the 22nd February is a thoroughly rambunctious affair characterised by loud, clunky guitars and an intelligent lyrical wit. It’s a record which demands your attention with a smorgasbord of sounds for your earholes: there’s the glitchy, ‘80’s-disco-gone-wrong’ bass-lines, the purgative guitar solos and vocalist Eoin loveless’ unforgiving Derbyshire twang to

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CALI Review- Debut album from Shadows Like Strangers released February 1st

Abby Clarke/ January 25, 2019

The Mic got an exclusive listen to Shadows Like Stranger’s debut album ‘CALI’ which is due to be released on February 1st, after nearly four years in the making. Shadows Like Strangers themselves are still less than a year old but the four-piece pop-punk group from Nottingham have had a successful time, ending last year supporting Lacey at Nottingham’s Rock

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Fickle Friends Album Review

Abby Clarke/ March 19, 2018

The long-awaited release of Fickle Friend’s debut album “You Are Someone Else”, on Friday. Five years after their performance at Jamie Oliver’s music festival “The Big Festival” in 2013, the five-piece indie pop band have finally dropped an amazing sixteen track album, filled with their already popular singles and some new material that is sure to please existing fans as

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The Wombats – ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’ review

Abby Clarke/ February 16, 2018

The Wombats’ new album was released on the 9th Feb, three years after their previous album ‘Glitterbug’ and ahead of their UK tour next month. On first listen, the album combines sounds from both ‘This Modern Glitch’ and ‘Glitterbug’ to form a sound that mixes old and new and has worked so well for them in the past. The opening

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Low In High School – Morrissey’s as Controversial as ever…

Sadie Agg/ November 17, 2017

After much anticipation, Steven Patrick MORRISSEY brings us his first album in 3 years; along with a list of UK tour dates much to our surprise (the 58-year old previously said that his last UK tour may be his final one). After hearing Morrissey’s first single, ‘Spent the Day In Bed’, the direction the album would take was unclear, though

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Alex Reviews Milburn’s ‘Time’

Alex Marriott-Mills/ October 23, 2017

A full 10 years after their second album release and Indie rock group Milburn are back with their third album, ‘Time’. After their second album failed to live up to the billing of their first, as so often is the case with indie albums, ‘Time’ represents an opportunity for the band to make a comeback and show how far their

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Sad13 – “Slugger” Review

Gabriel Burrow/ November 14, 2016

Speedy Ortiz frontwoman Sadie Depuis has replaced the last two letters in her forename with numbers and released an indie-pop solo album – “Slugger”. Depuis wrote and recorded the majority of the record in a two week period and it proves both intimate and meticulously put together. If you haven’t heard any of Speedy Ortiz’s stuff they’re a comic book

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