Jamie T’s second album in two years is a punk, rap, pop and hardcore tour de force
Calexico : The Crystal Frontier
It sounds a little like a very depressed Gloria Estefan.
are making me crazy with your mariachi sadcore fiesta! When
d id Calexico get this upbeat about being down? Weren't they all long, knowing looks into the desert sunset not so long ago? Well, they've really picked up the pace here by employing Mariachi Luz de Luna - a Tucson based outfit,
it says here - to sprinkle a little horn-parping joy on 'The
Crystal Frontier'. And while their ebullient input spruces things up considerably, it does appear a tad awkwardly jolly. Worse, though,
it sounds a little like a very depressed Gloria Estefan. Is that what you were aiming for, fellas?
Character studies and ready melodies abound in the latest record by the Oxford quartet
A battle-like record where fear and dread rule
Another gripping Pedro Almodóvar mystery, full of vibrant visuals and emotional revelations
The Californian succeeds, once again, in exposing the ugliness of mankind. It’ll get under your skin