Album Reviews

by / on May 24, 2016 at 12:01 pm / in Album Reviews

Review: Della Sol Lounge – Chillout Sensations

Australia’s Della Sol Lounge has returned with his a ten track LP entitled ‘Chillout Sensations’. The album is a welcome addition to his assembly of relaxing, down-tempo beats, and the perfect accompaniment to anyone who’d like to invite a touch of serenity into their musical collection.

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by / on June 2, 2015 at 9:52 pm / in Album Reviews

Review: Jamie XX – In colour

Let’s get one thing straight – In Colour is a spectacular album. This little nugget of aural awesomeness manages to fill that sweet spot between Jamie Smith’s work as arguably the world’s coolest DJ and his work as a member and producer for The xx.   On track two, Sleep Sound, Smith has cherry-picked the best parts of the underground club world […]

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by / on February 18, 2015 at 1:17 pm / in Album Reviews, Releases

REVIEW: The Cambodian Space Project – I’m Unsatisfied

It’s always intriguing when you click on a band’s Facebook page and of their 10,000 odd followers, you have 4 friends from different countries of origin and with wildly divergent music tastes that all ‘like’ their music. So began my foray into Cambodian Space Project and ironically enough, the first single that I am to hear from the band is also […]

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by / on November 8, 2013 at 12:05 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

Motörhead Aftershock REVIEW

Lemmy and his Motörhead released their 21st studio album, Aftershock: “another relentless collection of tracks that your grandma and your neighbours will not like – and that you will play on volume 11.”

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by / on October 29, 2013 at 12:05 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Death Angel – The Dream Calls for Blood

Technical, innovative and groundbreaking thrash metal band Death Angel released their latest album ‘The Dream Calls for Blood’. Review.

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by / on October 14, 2013 at 10:20 am / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Running Wild – Resilient

Inventors of pirate metal and precursors of proper power/speed metal, Running Wild have released their latest album, ‘Resilient’.

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by / on October 7, 2013 at 5:40 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Dream Theater – Dream Theater

Godfathers of progressive metal with a career spanning for more than 25 years, Dream Theater continue to make music. Their new album is the cornerstone of a new period for the band.

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by / on September 30, 2013 at 4:50 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Carcass – Surgical Steel

This is Christmas before Christmas: a new studio album from legendary British death metal band Carcass. Read the elated review!

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by / on September 20, 2013 at 6:21 pm / in Album Reviews, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Avenged Sevenfold – Hail To The King

Avenged Sevenfold are back with an interesting stylistic change and a brand new album, ‘Hail To The King’. Review.

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by / on September 18, 2013 at 11:54 am / in Album Reviews, Indie / Alternative

REVIEW: Stars and Rabbit – Live at Deus

Stars and Rabbit’s EP ‘Live at Deus’ EP immortalizes the band’s memorable performance during their last night at the Suara Tujuh Nada tour. Read the review.

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by / on September 16, 2013 at 5:00 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Hypocrisy – End of Disclosure

‘End of Disclosure’ by Swedish death metal band Hypocrisy does deliver the goods, no doubt about it. Album review.

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by / on September 11, 2013 at 10:15 am / in Album Reviews, Dance / Electro

REVIEW: Goldfrapp – Tales Of Us

‘Tales Of Us’ is probably the most distinctively different album from British duo Goldfrapp: intimate, narrative and cinematic.

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by / on September 9, 2013 at 9:54 am / in Album Reviews, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Turisas – Turisas2013

Epic chanting, face painting, battle themes – Finnish folk metal band Turisas is back with a new album!

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by / on September 2, 2013 at 4:38 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Annihilator – Feast

Among the handful of metal bands coming from the land of the maple leaf are the resilient and talented Annihilator. Review of their latest album, Feast.

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by / on August 23, 2013 at 4:10 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Orphaned Land – All is One

Take Middle Eastern music, folk and metal, shake them well and you’ll get Orphaned Land’s latest opus, All is One.

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by / on August 22, 2013 at 3:45 pm / in Album Reviews, Indie / Alternative

REVIEW: White Lies – BIG TV

White Lies step up their 80s synth rock sound with BIG TV. So how BIG is this release anyway? Read the review.

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by / on August 14, 2013 at 11:41 am / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Dance / Electro

The Next Beat Master: Ta-ku

Hailing from Perth, Australia, Ta-ku’s impressive catalogue of remixes and beat tapes has earned him a mainstay status among electronic producers. Read more.

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by / on August 12, 2013 at 3:10 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Dark Tranquillity – Construct

Dark Tranquillity remains faithful to the original melodic death metal sound they helped in creating. Review of their new opus, Construct.

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by / on August 8, 2013 at 3:24 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Indie / Alternative

REVIEW: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

“A good musical journey back into the era of flower power.” Read our review for Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros’ self-titled album.

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by / on August 6, 2013 at 4:30 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: U.D.O. – Steelhammer

U.D.O.’s fourteenth full-lengh can best be described as a solid collection of classic tunes for the ’80s metal afficionado. Album review.

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