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Category Archives: Album/Single Reviews

EP Review: Cruel Young Heart

★★★★  Cruel Young Heart, unsigned indie rock band, originate from Vancouver B.C and after first forming in 2010 have released a self-titled EP earlier this year (which can be streamed free on their website (http://cruelyoungheart.bandcamp.com/). Now I was actually requested to conduct this review, so

Album Review: The Strokes – ‘Angles’

★★★★  As the fourth studio album to be released by American indie band, it is the first since their previous release ‘First Impressions of Earth’ in 2006. Being the longest wait fans have had in between albums, it was totally worth the wait. No doubt

Album Review: Paramore – ‘Brand New Eyes’

★★★★  Paramore, Tennessee based pop punk band, released their album ‘Brand New Eyes’ in 2009, and it was not without great success. Of course, Paramore was already used to success, as their 2007 release ‘Riot!’ got them to where they are today and it is

Album Review: Fool’s Gold – ‘Leave No Trace’

★★★★★  Fool’s Gold are a fairly new Los Angeles based indie band emerging to the music scene in 2009, with the release of their debut album also of the same name. Earlier this year saw the release of ‘Leave No Trace’, one of their stellar

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Album Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers – ‘I’m With You’

  ★★★★  Over the years in the life span of RHCP, guitarists have come and gone. One of the most memorable and most possibly influential guitarists who has recently left the band, was John Frusciante. Recently made No. 72 in the Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest

Album Review: Coldplay – ‘Mylo Xyloto’

★★★★   Coldplay are a Grammy award winning British indie band, forming in University College London by lead guitarist Jonny Buckland and frontman Chris Martin in 1996. The band introduced themselves to the world with the release of their debut album ‘Parachutes’ (2000). It was in

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Album Review: The Drums – ‘Portamento’

★★★★  ‘Portamento’ is The Drums’ first studio album after the release of self-titled debut album in 2010. No doubt that ‘Portamento’ is completely different to that of their first release. The album begins with the catchy song, ‘Book of Revelations’ and the rhythmic bass and