Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Album Reviews

So much music, so little time… Take something new for a test drive and read our review.

Beyonce – Lemonade (Album Review)

Lemonade is Beyoncé’s sixth studio album and like her self-titled 2013 release caught a lot of fans by surprise when it was dropped over...

Gwen Stefani – This Is What The Truth Feels Like (Album Review)

I hate to be a grumpy, embittered and nostalgic but Gwen Stefani used to be interesting. She had pink hair when it was actually...

Lukas Graham – Lukas Graham (Blue Album) (Album Review)

I hadn’t heard about Lukas Graham until my 15 year-old cousin went on about 7 Years as if I’d been living under a rock....

Mavis Staples – Livin’ On A Higher Note (Album Review)

I heard that America is considering replacing one of their White Male Presidents with a suitably famous female figure on one of their bank...

Tedeschi Trucks Band – Let Me Get By (Album Review)

Based in Jacksonville, Florida, hubby and wife team Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi formed the band back in 2010 and ever since have been...

Weezer – Weezer (The White Album) (Album Review)

Welcome to the 10th album from the noisy pop geeks who clearly have a fixation with primary colours having previously released Blue, Red, and...

M. Ward – More Rain (Album Review)

Arriving just in time for those wet winter days M.Ward gives us his 8th solo record, More Rain. It’s an intimate affair with subtle guest...

Will Wood – Magpie Brain & Other Stories (Album Review)

The key word in the title of this, Will Wood’s second album, is “stories”. The Auckland-based musician is a storyteller in the best tradition...

Water or Gold – Hollie Smith (Album Review)

With her new, aptly titled third solo effort, Smith really has struck it – big time!  For years she’d resisted taking the easy route...

Savages – Adore Life (Album Review)

Savages follow up their stunning debut album with another winner.  Is it too early to announce the album of the year? The opening track on...