Alternative Reviews

Hiraeth Tracklisting 1. Miracles 2. Finding My Feet 3. The Sign 4. Paper Mountains 5. Electric 6. Sleeping Easy
Years Young – Hiraeth EP (, )
3rd February 2016 -

Home is where the heart is, no matter how many Years Young you may be. With a consistently beautiful melodic core swathed in electric reflection, it’s plain to see Lincolnshire alt-rock outfit Years Young are by no means an afterthought – this EP has evidently taken valuable time and dedication, and every note sings its own praises. Voluminous opener ‘Miracles’… Read More »

Rabbit Junk – Beast (, , )
27th October 2015 -

JP Anderson is a busy man. As mentioned in our interview with the Rabbit Junk/The Named/Wolves Under Sail frontman earlier this summer, Anderson has had to juggle a mountain of different projects with his family life and education as a Politics graduate for the past few years, and yet here he is continuing to throw out high quality releases on… Read More »

Shinedown Threat To Survival Album Cover
Shinedown – Threat to Survival (, )
20th October 2015 -

After three years of one of their strongest albums, Amaryllis, hard rock band Shinedown are ready to push themselves that little bit more with fifth studio album, Threat to Survival. All previous releases by the Jacksonville quartet have either gone to gold or platinum in sales and with this new album, it will be no surprise if they surpass their… Read More »

City And Colour - If I Should Go Before You Album Artwork
City and Colour – If I Should Go Before You ()
12th October 2015 -

These days acoustic singer-songwriters are lapped up and spat out into the limelight of popular music left, right and centre. Dallas Green’s side project from Alexisonfire, City and Colour, have regularly been on the scene for about a decade now and in an over-populated scene of acoustic singer-songwriters he is ready with his fifth studio record, If I Should Go… Read More »

Her Blood In My Veins – NOA (, , )
10th September 2015 -

Her Blood In My Veins, formerly known as Aynth, is a one man band from Germany that’s spent a few years developing in the underground IDM scene. Despite only starting to release material in 2012, the project has been surprisingly prolific and new mini-album NOA is the 13th release by the project, and first under the current name. HBIMV decides… Read More »