Album Reviews

Theaudience

ACCORDING TO THE TURD Polisher's Handbook, there are two methods of jump-starting a failed early-'90s career in pop music. You could change your name,...

Songs For The Colour Yellow

IT'S ONE OF THE MOST DEPRESSING STORIES IN pop music. Long Beach gang member Calvin Broadus, known to the world as Snoop Doggy Dogg,...

Greensleeves Reggae Sampler 18

LIKE THE POOR, COUNTRY MUSIC IS always with us. Whether it's in the sibilant mushiness of LeAnn Rimes or the demented ravings of Sparklehorse,...

Only Forever

REMEMBER WHEN INDIE POP WAS MADE BY indie kids trying to be pop, rather than pop kids trying to be indie? When instead of...

Endless Soul

OF SUCH STUFF ARE CULT legends made. He's nearly 40, his name is Shirley, he's been writing cracking pop records for ages and his...

Gorky 5

IT HAD TO HAPPEN. SOMEONE would eventually realise that Survivor's 'Eye Of The Tiger' remains one of the great unsung treasures of late-20th century...

The Jazz Age

YOU KNOW OLD PEOPLE. KEEP GOING on about the past and dribbling on about things you've never heard of and never even bloody well...

Turnstyles & Junkpiles

ARE YOU 20 YEARS OLD AND WASTING away from terminal ennui? Then have we got the record for you. For in the middle distant...

Glam

TIME FOR ANOTHER ONE OF THOSE CRAZY-BUT-TRUE stories: a few years back, the youthful Gorky's Zygotic Mynci were up for an award at some...

Medeiros

HE'S BEEN WALKING THOSE streets again. Stumbling along the same same old roads, his head dizzy with red wine and wild imagery, a dog-eared...
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