MAXIMO PARK / RISK TO EXIST

We’ve been counting down the weeks towards this release and now after a full weekend to revel in it and get to know it, it’s finally time to take a good hard look at the latest and sixth studio album by Newcastles indie/alt rock gods Maximo Park. The release of ‘Risk To Exist’ won’t be brand…

KINGS OF LEON / BECAUSE OF THE TIMES

Imagine after two previous albums of rip-roaring, blues inspired rock n roll, without an almost unintelligible vocal accompaniment and content surrounding sex, drugs and debauchery… and then when you throw on their brand new, third album, released on the 2nd of April 2007, you hear the gentle rumblings of the worlds favourite American alternative rock…

MODEST MOUSE / WE WERE DEAD BEFORE THE SHIP EVEN SANK

Well what do you know, it’s Thursday again and that means it’s time for another look back into the past and see what was coming out this time years ago. This one is an album I’ve been looking forward to looking back at and for great reason. Washington based indie rockers, Modest Mouse released ‘We…

LAURA MARLING / SEMPER FEMINA

It’s always an exciting time when one of the UK’s greatest singer songwriters returns with new music and nine years after her incredible debut album was unleashed upon us all, Laura Marling has now released her sixth studio record, ‘Semper Femina’ and it may just be her best so far. Of course this is always going…

FOALS / HOLY FIRE

I’ve been a Foals fan from the very start. I purchased 2008’s Antidotes on the day of release and followed suit with the purchase of Total Life Forever in 2010. Did I make it a hat-trick and purchase Holy Fire today? Yes. Of course I did. How could I not after the massive comeback single…