All-Noise now available on Google News

Google News, a mobile and tablet app that allows users to read magazine-type versions of their favourite online publications, was released in the UK today – so you can now get all the great All-Noise music news and reviews delivered direct to your mobile device of choice. Google News is available both through Google Play and the […]

florence ceremonials album review

Top albums of 2011 – No. 5: Florence And The Machine, ‘Ceremonials’

Second albums are supposed to be difficult for everyone. In the case of Florence Welch, whose debut album was the ridiculously successful Lungs, this follow-up album was supposed to be more in the realms of impossible than difficult. Luckily for Florence, she doesn’t seem to give a damn about all this and just concentrates on […]

kasabian velociraptor review

Top Albums of 2011 – No. 4: Kasabian, ‘Velociraptor!’

2011 was the year Leicester lads Kasabian released their fourth album and became arguably the biggest rock band in the country. After West Ryder… established them as a much more inventive and cerebral band than the ‘lad-rock’ naysayers gave them credit for, the superbly titled Velociraptor! upped their populist appeal and added sweeping melodies to […]

Top 50 Christmas Songs – Part 2 (40-31)

It’s time to put your Santa hat back on, reach for the crackers and Mistletoe, and prepare to “Step Into Christmas” with Philip Lickley’s next ten super seasonal songs – keep your eyes peeled for Part 3 coming soon! See Part 1 here. 40. The Wombats – Is This Christmas? (2008) The Wombats aren’t known […]

Top 40 singles of 2012 – 40-21

Top 40 of 2012 So Far: 40-21 By Philip Lickley It’s always difficult to come up with a favourite list of songs from a year as opinions change and songs either grow or fade with each listen. But, that said and knowing this list will probably be heavily disputed by those who read it, here […]

Arcade Fire 2013 album

Albums to get excited about in 2013…

Now that 2012 is firmly in the rear view mirror, it’s time to look forward to what promises to be a great year for music. Already 2013 is being touted as the year guitar music makes a ‘comeback’, so all eyes are now on what albums will end up defining the year. Below I’ve listed […]