Esben and the Witch â€“ Wash the Sins Not Only the Face (Matador Records)
January 21, 2013
[Showing] precision and development... this a band who have hit their stride.
Yo La Tengo â€“ Fade (Matador Records)
January 14, 2013
[Yo La Tengo...] are able to keep producing albums that will inevitably bring critical acclaim.
Daniel Land and the Modern Painters â€“ The Space Between Us (Club AC30 Recordings)
May 28, 2012
Musically, the record shows a well-thought-out tendency to consolidate on [the] signature elements of past work, while adding new things to create a subtly different whole.
I Like Trains â€“ The Shallows (ilikerecords)
May 7, 2012
Standing at only nine tracks long, the path that the bandâ€™s third full length album chooses to take is one of a distinctly short, sharp message.
Yeti Lane â€“ The Echo Show
Monday March 5, 2012
It is clear that this is a record where no stone has been left unturned in Yeti Lane's attempt to meet the vision of those putting it together, a labour of love that has bought its rewards.
The Big Pink - Future This (4AD)
January 16, 2012
A record bursting with ideas - refreshingly different, yet familiar at the same time
Hawk Eyes - Mindhammer EP (Brew Records)
December 12, 2011
You can't help but admire the band’s ability to put together watertight studio arrangements that still pack a massive punch.
The Miserable Rich with Alabaster DePlume
St Phillips Church Salford
Thursday November 3, 2011
As James de Malplaquet’s voice projects a capella around the room, you realise this has been a real feast of the senses.
Fucked Up with Eagulls
Sunday October 30, 2011
Sound Control, Manchester
The lofty attic space of Sound Control is sporting decorations of the season as we arrive for what promises to be an evening of uncompromising loud noise.