Meadowlark – Nocturnes || VH Album Review

Meadowlark – Nocturnes || VH Album Review

Following my review of Leif Vollebekk's latest album, Stay Loose PR asked me to check out another band on their roster. This time it was Bristol based duo Meadowlark with their latest EP, Nocturnes. I think it's safe to say I was hooked immediately. The aim with Nocturnes was to produce alternate versions of the [...]

ALBUM REVIEW: Jaghana – Forest Behind The Dream

Blending psychedelia with a dash of romanticism, Jaghana are inviting us on a journey, all the while holding us in their charming caress. Debut EP Forest Behind The Dream opens with an enticing rhythm in the immediately energetic bass line, that lays underneath the hazy croon of Johnny Smyth. It’s infectious, but it barely scrapes [...]

ALBUM REVIEW: Johnny Smyth – Jaghana EP

Jaghana kicks off with a mysterious and looming tone, featuring an instrumental intro that progresses into sharper tones accompanied by hazy, barely there vocal tenors. The title track curves through the air and holds a certain sex appeal. It’s almost as if it’s playing hard to get, enticing the listener in to the EP without [...]

ALBUM REVIEW: Corbu – Everything You Imagine Is Real

Originally posted on Noise Cannon: http://noisecannon.com/2014/09/30/corbu-everything-you-imagine-is-real/Striking a balance between dreamy symphonies and sharp intergalactic rhythms, Brooklyn band Corbu create a sound that on the surface is relatively simple. Delve a little deeper however and that simple little tune becomes a little more intricate and elusive. Upcoming EPEverything You Imagine Is Real is an array of bouncy synths [...]

ALBUM REVIEW: As It Is – This Mind Of Mine (For Electric Banana)

As It Is are a fresh faced pop punk group from Brighton fronted by an American singer offering a dynamic in vocals against their otherwise typically pop punk sound. The band are set to tour the UK throughout February before releasing new EP, This Mind Of Mine on March 17th. Though there is still a [...]