Category: Rock

Deaf Havana – Rituals | Video Review

Deaf Havana return with their fifth studio album, Rituals. A flimsy collection of Christianity-themed lazy Pop songs that grates almost immediately. Unlike Years and Years whose most recent album Palo Santo was heavy on the old Christianity, Rituals attempts to cover similar ground far less successfully. The group have abandoned their Alternative and Post-Hardcore routes for this shameless attempt at breaking...

The Internet – Hive Mind | Video Review

This week are looking at The Internet’s fourth studio album Hive Mind, their previous album Ego Death was nominated for a Grammy for Best Urban Contemporary Album; impressive if that’s your sort of thing. Regardless Syd, Matt Martians and Steve Lacy smashed into the mainstream, riding a wave of critical acclaim. Hive Mind comes after we saw most members of the five-piece release...

Maggot Brain – Funkadelic is the Funk Classic We Need in Our Lives

Maggot Brain is the seminal album from Funk pioneers Funkadelic, the George Clinton-led collective was massively influential across a broad spectrum of musicians and genres. Maggot Brain laid the foundation for Prince, Red Hot Chilli Peppers and along with James Brown, provided most of the ammunition for Rap’s sampling heyday. Funkadelic are a criminally underrated band, who don’t get the...