Reviewed – MELLAH – Family Fun

Rating - 3/5 ‘Family Fun’ is the latest single released by London based, multi-instrumentalist Mellah; an offbeat, indie-pop track that paints a warped caricature of the problems facing British politics and society. The accompanying video is a satirical take on campy 80s game show Family Fortunes, but instead of quizzing the great British public on... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Pigs x 7 – Viscerals

Rating - 4.5/5 Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs (hereafter referred to as Pigsx7 simply for our mutual convenience) release Viscerals; their latest album that delivers a healthy dose of doom, punk, and metal in a dark, imposing package. The influence of doom metal progenitors Black Sabbath is abundant, peeking through the dense and... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – All Time Low – Wake Up, Sunshine

Released: 3rd April 2020 Rating: 3/5 Wake Up, Sunshine is album number eight from Baltimore feel-good pop-punkers All Time Low. Their second release on Fueled By Ramen, it sees a return to familiar territory after previous effort, Last Young Renegade. While their Fueled By Ramen debut received praise from mainstream music critics, it polarised fans... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – The Scribes – The Totem Trilogy Part 1

Rating - 5/5 Bandcamp - https://scribesmusic.bandcamp.com/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/scribesmusic Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thescribes/ Real Talk with Faultline - https://faultlinesocial.co.uk/2020/04/12/real-talk-the-scribes/ I'm Back music video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HbJOOB_I8c The Totem Trilogy Part 1, the first EP in a series of a collaboration between Bristol hip hop outfit The Scribes and rapper/producer Asto Snare. The group are veterans of the... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – The Strokes – The New Abnormal

Rating - 4/5 ‘The New Abnormal’ is the culmination of recording sessions stretching back to 2016 featuring production from heavyweight Rick Rubin. It’s a collection of stripped back, mature-sounding tracks that show The Strokes have mellowed significantly, but like a glass of fine wine has aged well; Rubin’s characteristic production complements the simplicity and tranquility... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Palps – Letters to You (That I’ll Never Send)

Rating - 4/5 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/palps_uk/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/palpsuk YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLzMKG4NFos&list=OLAK5uy_lWThDW7tHquGevZgpi_HNXVutcRvmIfAg Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/album/7248Z2Sr9sUdjATivW4qPS Essex four-piece, Palps, drop their debut EP Letters to You (That I’ll Never Send); a post-hardcore influenced affair with some pop-punk elements thrown in to garner wider interest from the scene at large. The result is a familiar exploration of... Continue Reading →

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