“This, the Belfast band’s third album, is ridiculously optimistic and happy.”
My review of the new And So I Watch You From Afar album for the BBC.
“You want the mix to jump and pound and excite. But it doesn’t, and the choruses feel hung out to dry.”
My review of Theme Park’s debut album for the BBC.
“Post-punk riffs lumber out of the darkness, and reverb-soaked vocals echo through the mix.”
My review of Girls Names for the BBC.
“It’s difficult to understand this nostalgia for a past that was never real for Sam and Jonathan.”
My review of the new Foxygen album for the BBC.
“It isn’t an easy task to pick a band name, but Milo Greene has to rank as one of the worst.”
My review of Milo Greene’s debut album for the BBC.
“The Lovely Eggs couldn’t give a fuck about you, dear listener.”
My review of Wildlife for The Stool Pigeon.
“The tone is pleasingly laidback and, unlike so many Christmas albums, not at all cheesy or twee.”
My review of Christmas Rules for the BBC.
“Dutch Schultz, you see, are a bit laddy. A bit silly.”
My review of Tonight We Hunt for the BBC.
“A Plastic Rose are at their best when they push on that boundary of anger, when they snarl and threaten to bite.”
My review of Camera.Shutter.Life for the BBC.
“This is agonisingly personal music, poured straight from the heart.”
My review of the debut album by PAWS for the BBC.