Jessie Ware Tough Love album

Single review: Jessie Ware – ‘Tough Love ‘

Jessie Ware releases her album’s titular track, a smooth sensual number that really showcases her voice. Much less electronic and bass-heavy than you’d necessarily expect from Ware, her airy, breathy voice makes the track – lifting up the chorus. It’s perhaps not above the sum of its parts, but she certainly delivers a distinct and […]

Clock Machine Wonderland

Single review: Clock Machine – ‘Wonderland’

‘Wonderland’ is not the most subtle of songs, very clearly on the subject of sex and performance, but it’s wrapped up in a funky, head-nodding rhythm that will get you up and moving, matched by the very listenable deep voice of Clock Machine’s vocalist. I’m not as keen on the lighter secondary vocals, but the […]

BANKS Beggin For Thread

Single review: BANKS – ‘Beggin’ For Thread’

‘Beggin’ For Thread’ is the latest single from BANKS, one of this year’s hottest acts. From the solid thick bassline to the subdued but evocative vocals, this is a low-key ominous indie number that successfully mixes in something for the RnB crowd too. Throwing in a sax line just at the point where the record […]

Chloe Howl - Disappointed

Single of the week: Chloe Howl – Disappointed

Chloe Howl is back with her latest single, and she keeps releasing solid, fun pop songs with a bit more bite than you’d expect, and ‘Disappointed’ will leave you anything but that. With another catchy, memorable chorus and some guts underlining her music, this is worth a download. It’s perhaps lacking the ballsy nature of […]

Little Big Town Day Drinking

Single review: Little Big Town – Day Drinking

As the weather turns warmer we start getting all the songs hooking us in with references to the heat and the associated drinking, and here is a country-tinged song that is no exception. Returning with another pop-country crossover, this mix of line-dancing friendly music, guitar licks and singable chorus, joined in with some marching drums […]