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March Album Review – Kacey Musgraves, Courtney Marie Andrews, The Magic Gang & The Vaccines

In this month’s review, we have two US “country” woman with albums that aren’t traditional country, and two British indie bands. We very much liked […]

February Album Review – Car Seat Headrest, Carlile, Gauthier, Don Broco and Alele Diane

While January saw a couple of stunning and unexpected albums hit our ears, February has been a month for more considered and established female artists […]

January Album Review with Rae Morris, Hookworms, Camila Cabello and First Aid Kit

Last week we caught up with some albums we missed in 2017, but now the first review of new albums for 2018 – and what […]

Excellent 2017 Albums We Missed First Time Around!

We’ll save the January new album review for next weekend and focus today on a bit of an update on 2017. Firstly, on reflection, and […]

2017 Albums of the Year – Numbers 20 to 11

Here is the next installment in our best albums of 2017 countdown. Numbers 30-21 are here. 20  The National – Sleep Well Beast This is […]

Spend Matters Albums of the Year 2017 – the “Next 25”

Next week (from Wednesday) we’ll be running down our top 30 albums of the year. We thought we would do it a week before Christmas […]

October Album Review – St. Vincent, Phoebe Bridgers, Elizabeth and the Catapult and Nothing But Thieves

We promised to feature more female artists in this month’s album review than we did last time and we’ll keep that promise. The picture here […]

September (catch-up) Album Review – Jane Weaver, Flyte, Neck Deep and More!

We haven’t published an album review for ages, so today let’s catch up with an abbreviated run-through the new releases we’ve been enjoying over the […]

Reading Festival Sunday – Muse, OUTLYA, Breaking Benjamin, Halsey and Blossoms Amongst the Highlights

One of the beauties of Reading Festival is the sheer variety and volume of music on offer. I managed to “see” (which I define as […]

Reading Festival Saturday – Wolf Alice, Glass Animals and Cassia Star

My highlights of day 2 at Reading Festival were at the beginning and end of the day. At the beginning, we had a not-very-secret secret […]