kasabian album 48:13

Album stream: Kasabian – ’48:13′

Kasabian have made their new album 48:13 available to stream online ahead of its release next week. The album can now be streamed in full via iTunes Radio here: 48:13 – Kasabian 48:13 is the Leicester band’s fifth studio album and features the single ‘eez-eh‘ as well as other previously aired tracks ‘stevie’ and ‘bumblebee‘. […]

Lazaretto album by Jack White

Album stream: Jack White – ‘Lazaretto’

In what is turning out to be a big week in the world of streaming albums, Jack White has followed the lead of Kasabian and First Aid Kit and made his upcoming new album available to stream online ahead of its release next week. White’s new solo album, the follow-up to 2011’s brilliant Blunderbuss, is […]

First Aid Kit Stay Gold album

Album stream: First Aid Kit – ‘Stay Gold’

Swedish sisters Klara and Johanna Soderberg, also known as First Aid Kit, are back next week with their second album, following 2012’s warmly received debut album The Lion’s Roar. As previously released singles ‘My Silver Lining’ and ‘Cedar Lane’ have shown, new album Stay Gold builds on the bittersweet folk affectations of its predecessor with […]

kasabian album 48:13

Albums out in June

It’s June! Time for sun, festivals, BBQs, beer gardens and the World Cup! It’s also time for some very exciting-looking new albums. Last month saw the release of big albums from the likes of The Horrors, Gruff Rhys, The Black Keys, Chromeo, Coldplay and Echo and The Bunneymen – so June has got its work […]

Foxes album Glorious

Album review: Foxes – ‘Glorious’

Foxes – Glorious Rating: 6/10 Buy: Glorious Louisa Rose Allen arrives with her debut album and, though calling it a glorious piece of music might be an overstatement, it’s a fun, perky pop package, masking some quite downbeat themes and lyrics, supported by a handful of radio friendly songs that showcase her ear for a […]

Blondie - Ghosts of Download

Album review: Blondie – ‘Ghosts of Download’

Blondie – Ghosts Of Download Rating: 6/10 Buy: Blondie 4(0)-Ever: Greatest Hits Deluxe Redux / Ghosts Of Download Blondie are back with their tenth album, ‘Ghosts of Download’, named after the spirits that allegedly live in the electronics, on the fortieth anniversary of the band’s formation. The new release coming in at just over fifty […]

Chromeo White Women album

Album review: Chromeo – ‘White Women ‘

Chromeo – White Women Rating: 7/10 Buy: White Women Before coming across the two singles of Chromeo, an electro-funk duo from Canada, I had never heard of them, especially weird being that it’s their fourth album that has just come out. Picking up White Women on the back of two very strong singles, this album […]

Ghost Stories

Album stream: Coldplay – ‘Ghost Stories’

Coldplay will release their sixth album Ghost Stories next week, but before they do that they have made the whole thing available to stream online. To stream Ghost Stories, head over to iTunes Radio. The album is the follow-up to 2011’s Mylo Xyloto and features the previously released tracks ‘Magic‘, ‘Oceans‘, ‘Midnight‘ and ‘Always In […]

The Black Keys Turn Blue

Album review: The Black Keys – ‘Turn Blue’

The Black Keys – Turn Blue Nonesuch: 2014 Release date: 12 May 2014 Preorder: Turn Blue Rating: 3.5/5       Who are The Black Keys? They are the American garage-blues-rock duo comprising of childhood friends Dan Auerbach (vocals/guitar) and Patrick Carney (drums). They have been recording sweet bluesy-rock music together as The Black Keys since debut […]