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MUSIC REVIEWS INDEX 08 - 2012

MUSIC REVIEWS 2012
 
 
DECEMBER
 
 
Kindest of Thieves
Christine Owman
Exile Parade
 
Reviews by Andy Barnes
 
Kirsty Almedia & The Troubadours - Winter Songs - Review by Nigel Cartner
 

Bob Mould - Silver Age
Sugar - Beaster; Copper Blue; F.U.E.L.
Steve Miller Band - Children of the Future; Sailor; Brave New World; Your Saving Grace; Number 5
Bo Diddley - Diddley Daddy - The Collection
The Jam - Original Album Series (box set: In the City; This is the Modern World; All Mod Cons; Setting Sons; Sound Affects; The Gift) 
 
Re-Issue of the month
 
 
 
Enslaved - Riitiir
 The Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell - Don't Hear It, Fear It.
Amenra - Mass V
 Dragged into Sunlight - Widowmaker
 Seamus Cater & Viljam Nybacka - The Anecdotes
 Between the Buried and Me - The Parallax II - Future Sequence
 One Mile an Hour - One Mile an Hour
Neurosis - Honor Found in Decay
 The Datsuns - Death Rattle Boogie
 Heavens Jail Band - Angelmaker

  NOVEMBER

 November Reissue Round up: Succumb Unto The Beat Surrender
Reviews by Den Browne

The Velvet Underground
Nico
The Jam
Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros
The Jetsonics
 
November Album Of The Month: Muse - The 2nd Law by Callum Barnes

ALBUMS
 
November new releases

Bat For LashesThe Haunted Man
Incassum - Rite of Passage
NeurosisHonor Found in Decay
Amenra Mass V
Sorry & The Sinatras - King Of Shambles Street
Torpedo Head - Greetings From Heartbreak Key
Caro Emerald - Drum Rolls and Heartbreaks
Turrentine Jones - 'Show Me Mercy' [single]
Benjamin Gibbard - Former Lives
Dragged into SunlightWidowmaker

People Like You Records Label Sampler - Rock N Roll Is The Devils Music
Hancox - Vegas lights
James Johnston Hassan Falls to his Death
The Cubical Arise Conglomerate
 James Iha Look to the Sky
 
OCTOBER
 
 
 
The Sir Admiral Cloudesley Shovell – “Don’t Hear It…….Fear it”
One Mile an Hour - One Mile an Hour
Bellowhead  - Broadside 
Judas Priest – Screaming for Vengeance
Woods – Bend Beyond
Kamikaze Test Pilots – Kamizake Test Pilots
Kiss - Monster
Howl Griff – Fragile Diamond
The Peacocks - Don't Ask
The Features - Wilderness
 
SEPTEMBER
 
 
New sounds for September: Reviews from Andy, Les, and Lucy

The Datsuns – Death Rattle Boogie
Ian Hunter and The Rant Band  - When I’m President
Band of Horses – Mirage Rock
Gwyn Ashton - Radiogram
I’ll Eat Your Face – Hot Brains Terror
Neil Diamond – Hot August Night
Kindest of Thieves - Serial Mothers and Terminal Hunchbacks
Robert John - The Liar
Mark Mulholland and Craig Ward - Waiting for the storm
Spector – Enjoy it While It Lasts
The Helio Sequence - Negotiations
SlyDigs - Not Be Tamed
Rebekka Karijord  - We Become Ourselves
The Fresh & Onlys – Long Slow Dance 
The Milk – Tales From The Thames Delta
Golden Fable – Star Map
Mammal Hum - What's Behind Us Is Not Important
 
 AUGUST
 
Chris Stocks 'Our Time' - Single of the Month/Feature by Chumki Banerjee
 
Dens reissues for August: Rainbow Country

Trojan Records: Freedom Sounds
The Searchers: Hearts in Their Eyes - Celebrating 50 Years of Harmony and Jangle
The Kinks: Kinks at the BBC
 
August new music reviews

Jaya The CatThe New International Sound of Hedonism
Anti Vigilante Tempest
MFC Chicken Music For Chicken
River City RansomRiver City Ransom
ShieldsShields
Stealing Sheep Into The Diamond Sun
The Loaded DicePoor Man's Prophecy
Boz Boorer Some Of The Parts

Album of the month
Anuryzm - Worms Eye View - Review by Andy Barnes

The Bickershaw Festival Box Set Review  by Mick Middles

Chumki Banerjee's Mammoth reviews for August 2012

   
JULY
 

Sonnenberg- ‘the end of the rain’
Perri Alleyne-Hughes and Neil Campbell - ‘then’ 
 
Nigel's Album of the month Last Remaining Pinnacle - Visitors
 
Andy's EP of the Month 
 
Spires - Lucid Abstractions
 
July 2012 new music releases:

Sharks - No God’s
Hypefactor – Descriptive: The Remixes
The Rifles – Freedom Run  
A Place To Bury Strangers – Worship
Piano Magic – Life Has Not Finished With Me Yet
Sharon King – Nothing = Everything
Agnostic-Phibes Rhythm & Blood Conspiracy - Campfire Tales
The Guillemots – Hello Land
The High Commissioners - Studies
Heaven’s Jail Band - Angelmaker
 
JUNE
 
 
 Sonic Tsunami: Den Browne Gets Hit By A Tidal Wave Of New Sounds

Band of Holy Joy - "The North is Another Land" ep
Screen - We Are Screen
Members - This is Ingrrrland
Jay-Cee Carroll - 21st century blues
Blue Sausage Infant - Manitou
Paul Brady - Dancer in the Fire: anthology
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - Live in Concert DVD
Thin Lizzy - Classic Album Boxset
Buster Shuffle - Do Nothing
 
New albums: by Lucy, Andy, Lars and Phil
 
 This Roughneck Riots – This Is Our Day
Mystery Jets – Radlands
Paloma Faith – Fall To Grace

Blind Atlas - Kodiak Bear
Mr Fogg - Eleven
Crocodiles – Endless
Casino 13 - Casino 13
Dana Jade - Dana Jade
 
Andy's re-issues of the month
Motorhead  - The Classic Album Selection
 Overkill
Bomber
Ace of Spades
No Sleep Til Hammersmith
Iron Fist
Another Perfect Day
 
Andy's album of the month
 
Gabby Young and Other Animals - The Band Called Out For More

New Album and E.P reviews: by Josh, Callum, Lars, Phil and Noel

  Campus: ‘Empathy’ EP
Blacklisters: ‘Blklsters’
Hostages for Smack: ‘Hostages for Smack’
Thee Eviltones: ‘In the Shadow of the Beast’
DZ Deathrays - Bloodstreams
Tenacious D - Rise Of The Fenix
Collisions – Believe In This EP
Gossip – A joyful noise
Joe Walsh - Analog Man
The Ready Stance - Wrecking Ball
Mirrormaze - Walkabout
Mark Northfield - Alterations
Maz Todderdell – Sweep
Rupert Stroud – Chasing The Night
 
MAY
 
Andy's Album of the Month
 
Richard Hawley - Standing at the Sky's Edge
 
Andy's album reviews - A musical drought or flood?
Tom Williams and the Boat
Obsidian Tongue
Anderson, McGinty, Webster, Ward and Fisher
The Imagined Village
Nymbus
Huron
Eurovision 2012
 
  • Small Faces [Decca] (all on Sanctuary label)
  • From the Beginning
  • Small Faces [Immediate]
  • Ogden's Nut Gone Flake
  • v/a - Northern Soul: 20 Original Classics, Volume 2 (Spectrum)
  • George Harrison - Early Takes, volume 1 (Commercial)
  New singles/E.P's reviewed by Chumi Banerjee [Passion Unleashed, Dark, Deep, Heralding, Heartbreak, Dirty And Sweet]
 
April
 
 
Jack White- Blunderbuss
Villa Rise - Wastelands EP
Rusty Bear – Source To Sea
De La Soul – Plug 1 & Plug 2 First Serve
Mike Snow – Happy To You
I Like Trains – The Shallows
Dead City Ruins - Midnight Killer
Elysian – Wires of Creation

 
Andy's Multi Cultural Mesh of April albums 
 
Skyharbor
Absolace
Aziz
POM
Strong Intention
7 Horns 7 Eyes
 
MARCH
 
 
March Album Reviews: by Phil, Josh, Callum
Paul Weller, Twilight Hotel, T- Rex, La Sera, Lost Prophets, Baddies, The Magnificent
 
 
Dio  - Holy Diver / The Last in Line / Sacred Heart
 
 
The Albion Band- Vice of the People
The Wedding Present - Valentina
Killing Joke - MMX11
The Stranglers - Giants
Sinead O'Connor  - How About I Be Me (and you be you)
 
Andy's, "Surely that can't be true" album of the month
 
Van Halen - A Different Kind of Truth
 
FEBRUARY
 
Chumki Singles/E.P's Check out Chumki's choice for this month.

Andy's Anti- Brits Extreme Album Reviews For February

 Veil of Maya - Eclipse
Zulu - Way of the Zulu EP
Therapy? - A Brief Crack of Light
Kellar - Beloved Dean of Magic
PanzerBastard - Gods, Thugs and Madmen EP
Bloodloss - The Struggle

February Albums: Variety is the spice of life

Young Guns – Bones
Lambchop – Mr M
Ringo Starr – Ringo 2012
Those Darlins – ‘Screws Get Loose’
Nada Surf - ‘The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy’
The Ting Tings - Sounds From Nowheresville
Pulled Apart By Horses- Tough Love
Tribes- Baby
Mark Mulholland – The Cactus and the Dragon
Frantic Chant – Oscillator
The Maccabees – Given to the Wild



The Pieces - Pretty Crazy ep
Minor Mine - Where They Go
PAS - Flanked by Women and Pumpkins


February Album Of The Month: Exile Parade - Hit The Zoo
 
 
JANUARY
 
 
A couple of albums from Chunki Banerjee

The Electric Stars
The Gorillaz
Mary Black
 
Round Tuit Issue One: (as in – I’ll write some reviews when I get a round tuit.....)  by Lee McFadden

Vic Godard & Subway Sect
Phil Martin
19 Forevva
The Gallantiers
The Playmakers

New album Reviews: by the younger elements of Mudkiss:
 
Black Belles
Summer Camp
Anne Pigalle
Dear Reader
The Dustaphonics
Iarla O’Lionard
Feist
Amy Winehouse
Laura Gibson
12 Dirty Bullets
 
 
Sanguine
Holy
Death Pedals
Gone Til Winter
Basick Records Sampler
Gasoline Thrill
 
 January Album of the month: Enter Shikari - A Flash Flood of Colour
 
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MUSIC REVIEWS 2011
 
DECEMBER
 
Just one last review of 2011 - Andy's thoroughly festive December album of the month
 
Smith and Burrows - "Funny Looking Angels" 
 
 

Album of the Month: Florence And The Machine - Ceremonials
The Spits - V
The Loaded Dice – Hindsight Of A Brand New Soul : Halo Of Fireflies
Andrew Jackson – Feral Familiar
Noel Gallagher – High Flying Birds
The Bitter Springs - Snowflakes In June
 
 
NOVEMBER REVIEWS
 
Album of the Month: Kate Bush - 50 Words For Snow
 
 
Nine Covens – On the Coming of Darkness
Wounded Lion – IVXLCDM
Elvis Costello and the Imposters – The Return of the Spectacular Spinning Songbook – De Luxe Box Set
Blotted Science – The Animation of Entomology
Eleanor Friedberger – Last Summer
thePICTURESHOW -  music for FILM
 

Queen Of The Winter Carnival [Gretchen Seichrist] - review by Den Browne

 Chumki's mammoth Singles and E.P'S Reviews

OCTOBER REVIEWS
 

  ALBUMS
 
 
The Cubicle - It Ain’t Human
Flashguns – Passions of a Different Kind
dEUS – Keep You Close
Not Above Evil – The Transcendental Signified
Exit Ten – Give Me Infinity
The Band of Holy Joy – How to Kill A Butterfly 
 
 
Baxter Dury - Happy Soup
Mason/Bovell - Ghosts Outside
Sidewalk Doctors - Music is Medicine
Caroloregians - Fat is Back
Pama International - Love filled Dub Band
Barn Owl - Lost in the Glare
Little Roy - Battle for Seattle
Jimi Hendrix - Hendrix in the West
v/a - Follow Me Down: Vanguard's Lost Psychedelic Era 1966-70
 
Down with the Kidz October albums
 
Andy's Supernaturally Charged Album of the Month:
The Miserable Rich - Miss You in the Days
 
SEPTEMBER REVIEWS
 
SINGLES/E.PS
 
 September Singles/E.P'S: Chumki Banjeree
 
ALBUMS
 
 
Pyjama Club - Pajama Club
The Karma Heart - Throw Your Light
Wolfcrusher - Virgin Tapestry
Waters - Out in the Light
The Waterboys - An Appointment with Mr Yeats
Girls - Father, Son and Holy Ghost
 
Andy's album of the month - 1973 - Opeth - Heritage
 
 
Take Thee Three:  Sept 2011

Paley & Francis – Paley & Francis
Smokescreen – The Human Condition
Middleman – Spinning Plates
Prince Edward Island – This Day Is A Good Enough Day
Hyde and Beast – Slow Down
Trent Miller and The Skeleton Jive– Welcome to Inferno Valley
Huron- Mary Celeste
Thee Faction- Up The Workers
The Horrors- Skying
 
AUGUST REVIEWS
 
Suede: Suede, Dog Man Star, Coming Up, Head Music
Augustus Pablo:  Message Music
Bitter Springs: Gary Glitter fan Convention / Free to Kill Again

It's a strange old month......- Andy's almanac of August albums......

Not Above Evil – Deification
The Loud – Harris Shutter
Epigene – ‘A Wall Street Odyssey ; The City, The Country and Back Again’
Various Artists – Dirty Home of Riot Rock ‘n’ Roll
The Icarus Line – Wildlife
Jeff Bridges – Jeff Bridges 

Welcome to Chumki Banerjee's debut writing for Mudkiss: Singles and EP reviews.
 
Van Susans - We Could Be Scenery
Night Wreckage - Solarcoaster
Jodie Marie - Blank Canvas
The Beautiful Word - Emily
Delta Maid - Spend A Little Time
Films Of Colour - Capital - Persinette
David J Roch - Dew First
Sam Pickett - Night Drive - Spellbound - [promo]
Louise Distras - Heartstrings On A Hand Grenade
Nhor - Beneath The Burial Leaves Of A Dying Earth
Hyde And Beast - Never Come Back
Noel Gallagher - The Death of You And Me  
 
August Albums:

Marissa Nadler- Marissa Nadler  
Japanese Voyeurs - Yolk
Heights - Dead Ends
Robots In Disguise – Happiness V Sadness
China Shop Bull – Rave To The Grave
Filthy Nights – If Only You Knew
Barricades Rise - All I Have Is Here
The Frontier Needs Heros – The Future
Foster the People – Torches

JULY REVIEWS

ANDY'S "AM I THE ONLY ONE NOT ATTENDING A FESTIVAL" JULY ALBUM REVIEW'S

Woods - Sun and Shade
Nitroville - Can’t Stop What’s Coming
Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On 40th Anniversary
Light for Japan - Various Artists
Vintage Trouble - The Bomb Shelter Sessions
Kevin Ridley  - Flying in the Face of Logic

DOWN WITH THE KIDZ: [Callum, Josh  Lydia]

Arctic Monkeys - Suck It And See
The Savage Nomads - Coloured Clutter
Fuck Knights - Let it bleed
Thomas Tantrum - Mad By Moonlight
Austerlitz - Austerlitz
Thee Oh Sees - Castlemania
The Coathangers - Larceny & Old Lace
The Victorian Englishmen’s Gentlemen - Bag Of Meat
Dananananaykroyd  - There Is A Way

 JUNE REVIEWS

Andy's June Easy Listening Selection

Talanas The Waspkeeper
Luxury Condo Hit The Strip
O’ Death Outside
Chad VangaalenDiaper Island
BlondiePanic of Girls
Benjamin Francis LeftwichLast Smoke Before the Snowstorm


Total: From Joy Division To New Order - review by Lee McFadden

ESCAPING THE COMFORT ZONE - DEN'S JUNE 2011 REVIEWS

Yuck: Yuck
Wild Beasts: Smother
Jonny Cola: Postcode Wars ep
Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry: The Return of Sound System Scratch
Pas/Hati: P.H.A.S.T.I./ The Stages of Sleep
Jazz Fakers: Jazz Fakers

A VERITABLE CORNUCOPIA OF JUNE RE-ISSUES - BY ANDY BARNES: Featuring: Queen, Skyclad and Caravan

  Andy's: May Album of the month

The Travelling Band - Screaming is Something 

MAY SINGLES

 Sure As Hell Not Dylan But..........Andy's Monthly Round - Up  

Cosmo Jarvis - Sure as Hell not Jesus EP 
The Good Natured - Wolves 
The Savage Nomads - The Magic Eye 
The Lucid Dream - Love in My Veins 
Y Love - See Me EP 
City Reign - Daybreak 
The Tapestry - Rode Your Luck 
David J Roch - This is for You, Whether I've Met You or Not EP
Sweetheart - The Avenue 
Abigail Washburn - Chains 
Benjamin Francis Leftwich - Box of Stones 
Brasstronaut - Hearts Trompet

   MAY ALBUMS

Metal May-Hem - Andy's monthly reviews 

Classic Rock Presents - New Wave of British Heavy Metal
Deceased - Surreal Overdose 
A Clean Kitchen is a Happy Kitchen - A Clean Kitchen is a Happy Kitchen
Oxygen Thief - Destroy it Yourself 
We Are The Ocean - Go Now & Live 
The Routes - Alligator 

Dangermouse & Daniele Luppi present - Rome by Andy Barnes

 MAY SINGLES

The Wind-Up Birds - 'Meet Me At The Depot' by Simon Morgan

APRIL SINGLES

And the winner is....

Rhode Island Red - Kerosene EP
Bad Sign - Exit EP
The Spires - Fireworks
GO-X –  PI
Kiria Keep Me In
LisbonVulnerable Mind EP
Barbara Panther - Empire
EMAThe Grey Ship
Japanese VoyeursGet Hole
The Candle ThievesBreathing (Just for You)

APRIL ALBUMS

Andy rolls out the new albums

Hollywood Sinners - Disastro Garantito
Undertones - True Confessions
Beautiful South - Live at the BBC
The Webb Sisters - Savages
Delta Maid - Outside Looking In
TheMethodDissidents and Dancers
Carlton Melton - Country Ways

MARCH  ALBUMS

Den's selection for March:

Simon Morgan - Domestic Abuse

  • Mogwai - Hardcore will never die, but you will
  • Gill Scott –Heron and Jamie XX - We're New Here

    Tim V's round up:

    Eprhyme Dopestylevsky
    The Twilight Singers Dynamite Steps
    Lucinda Williams Blessed
    Scanners - Submarine
    October SkyHell Isn’t My Home
    Liam DullaghanMaking History
    PapercutsFading Parade
    The Charlatans Us and Us Only (Deluxe Edition)

    Andys round up:

    The New York DollsDancing Backwards in High Heels
    Nicole Atkins Mondo Amore
    The Joy FormidableThe Big Roar
    P.J Harvey Let England Shake
    Joan as Policewoman – The Deep Field
    Akron/ Family  –  S/T II : The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT
    The No. 42 Records - Yorkshire Sampler Vol.1

     
    The Black Knights - Sickle Sell Saturday Night - reviewed by Dick Porter
    Elbow - Build A Rocket Boys - reviewed by Andy Barnes
    Madam - 'Gone Before Morning' review by Lee
    The Milksnatchers -'Older...Not Wiser - review by Lorraine
    The Dropkick Murphys 'Going Out In Style' - review by Tim Verhaegen
    Radiohead: The King Of Limbs - reviewed by Andy Barnes
    Little Annie: In Search Of  The Outstanding - feature by Dick Porter

    MARCH - SINGLES 

    Tim's round up

    OKLego
    Love InksBlackeye
    NyloControl
    The Agitator Say No!  
    Belleruche3 Amp Fuse
    Paper Crows Fingertips/Follow the Leader
    Sharks & Ladders Wild Containment EP
    Liam Bailey You Better Leave Me
    Toy Horses Interrupt

    Andy's round up

    Kindest of ThievesThe Kindest of Thieves EP
    James BlakeThe Wilhelm Scream
    The Adjusters Wrong Place, Wrong Time
    Auction Statues
    Band of Holy JoyOn The Ground Were John Wesley Walked
    To the ChaseWhen You Believed / The Return
    Thomas TantrumSleep
    Assembly The Morning After EP
    Vinyl JacketPainting Stations
     
    FEBRUARY - ALBUMS

    Andy's round up

    thePICTURESHOW
    Hermanos Inglesos
    Benjamin Francis Leftwich
    Flashguns
    Lanu
    Kakuzi
    The Klaxons
    Video Villain
    You Me at Six and Chiddy
    Eliza Doolittle
    Twin Atlantic
    Toy Horses
    Love Amongst Ruin
    Letter
    Moksha

    Deathline: Sixty Nine - review by Dick Porter
    Thee Savage Kicks: Preacher (Dirty Water) - review by Dick Porter
    Tom Williams And The Boat:
    Too Slow - review by Andy Barnes

    Wire: Red Barked Tree - review by Dick Porter

     FEBRUARY - SINGLES

    Andy's round up

    Emily Jane White
    Grinspoon
    Risa Hall
    Lux Lisbon
    Ducktails
    Flat Tires
    Traffic
     
    JANUARY - ALBUMS
     
    Andy's round up

    Little Comets
    Religious To Damn
    Mike Marlin
    Seth ECT
    Teeth Of The Sea

    Dick Porter: 

    Flats - Big Souls
    Dum Dum GirlsHe Gets Me High
    Betty and the WerewolvesTeatime Favourites
    Glyn Bailey & The Many Splendid ThingsThe Disturbance
    The Secret SistersWabash Cannonball/Big River
    Johny Dey Alone In The Wild
    Pujol Too Safe/Black Rabbit
    No Age Everything In Between
    The LikeRelease Me
    The Roughneck Riot Night Train With The Reaper
    Laura MarlingBlues Run The Game/Needle and the Damage Done
    King Salami and the Cumberland Three14 Blazin’ Bangers
    The Dirtbombs Party Store

    Kris Needs presents....Dirty Water  (The Birth Of Punk Attitude) by Dick Porter

    Phil King assorted collection

    The Jim Jones Revue: Burning Your House Down
    Maleficient: Demize
    The Cubical: Dirty Shame
    Bryan Ferry: Olympia
    Very Nice Harry: Sugar Lounge EP
     
    JANUARY - SINGLES

    Andy Barnes:

    Paper Crows - Fingertips
    Aged Yummy - Let's Connect Dots
    Kava Kava - Clarity
    Herr Styler - Double sided Paper
    Ideals - Significant Other
    Run Toto Run - This Is A Lull

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    MUSIC REVIEWS 2010

    ANDY BARNES - End of the year 2010 single reviews

    • The Human LeagueNight People 
    • The Jolly BoysPerfect Day
    • Cosmo JarvisGay Pirates
    • RedmojoThe Return
    • Sunday GirlStop Hey  
    • Thomas TantrumBirdsong
    • Catfight – Never Go Back

    PHIL KING

    The 66 E.P - 'The Storm'

    October reviews:

    • E.C.D. – ‘Leaving Sanity
    • Crocodiles – ‘Sleep Forever’ 
    • Dirty Harry – ‘I’ve been Down’  
    • LeeLou – ‘Kiss. Death. Love. Come.’ 
    • Dresden – ‘Dresden’ 
    • The Broken Vinyl Club‘I Want You Girl'
    • Various Artists ‘LoveMusicHateRacism

    Kirsty Almeida - 'Pure Blue Green' - Debut album

     September reviews 2010

    • Ghostcat
    • Dawn Kinnard
    • Love Amongst Ruin
    • The Like
    • The 66
    • Joanna Newsom
    • Message To Bears
    • The Vaselines
    DEN BROWNE:

    "I SAY WE STRIKE OUT NOW" – DENS DECEMBER SURVIVORS SNOWDRIFT ESCAPERS

    • Bitter Springs "Tiny Tears / Sirens Every Day" (Harvey Records)
    • Band of Holy Joy "Oh What a Thing, This Heart of Man" (Radio Joy)
    • Monkey Island "Duxe et Redux" (Imprint Recortds)
    • The Cubical - Golden Rule (free mp3 download)
    • Deferred Sucess "House Parties" (Sundown)
    • Lee Perry "Sound System Scratch ... Dub plate mixes 1973-79" (Pressure Sounds)

     

    Colours Of Autumn :

    • Sexual Objects - Cucumber
    • Jonny Cola & the A-Grades - In Debt
    • Coral - Butterfly House
    • Suede - Best of...
    • Midlake - Courage of Strangers
    • Pama International/Mad Professor - Rewired! in dub
    • Lark - Shop
    • PAS - Pure Energy Output Sessions
    • PAS - Experimental Audio/Video Compositions Volume 1

    Summers End Reviews

    • Arcade Fire - Suburbs
    • Baby Head - Heavy Weather
    • Grinderman 2
    • Klaxons - Surfing the Void
    • Mogwai - Special Moves
    • Posies - Blood/Candy
    • Best Coast - Crazy About You
    • Zola Jesus - Stridulum II
    • She Makes War
    July E.P reviews
    • The Stock
    • The Portlands
    • Chaos Theory
    • Secret Circuit

    June is Bustin out all over

    • Karen Elson - 'The Ghost Who Walks'
    • The Refreshers - 'Life' ep
    • Babyhead - 'Heavyweather' preview ep (Rockers Revolt)
    • Bustin' Out 1982: 'New wave to New Beat vol 2' (Year Zero/Future Noise)

    Last days of May round up

    • Kelis - Flesh Tone (album)
    • Serena Maneesh - Abyss in B Minor (4AD)
    • Band of Holy Joy - Paramour (album - out very soon)
    • Coral -Butterfly House - free download from Coral's site
    • Coral - 1000 Years - download single, usual sources
    • Delphic - Counterpoint
    • Ellie Goulding - Guns & Horses
    • Alphabeat - Hey Mr DJ
    • Mondkopf - Galaxy of Nowhere

    Another April review

    • Dead Young Club II
    • Pete Bentham & the Dinner Ladies
    • Plan B
    • 'Deutsche Elektronische Musik:Experimental German Rock & Electronic Music 1972-83'
    • The Roseville Band

    April round up:

    • Bitter Springs - My Life as a Dog in a Pigsty/ The Hospital Run
    • Rude Mechanicals - The Cyclops & the Wildebeest
    • Patches'n'Gretchen - Music from Little Big Pink.

    DICK PORTER:

    The Cleopatras Things Get Better

    The Eyelids (your favourite new band)

    Dick's October reviews
    • The Black Angels
    • The Eviltones
    • The Invasion Of...
    • Shush
    • I Love UFO
    • She Makes War
    • Kylie Minogue
    • Lower Dens
    • Blood Red Shoes
    • Love Amongst Ruin
    • James Owen Fender
    • Monsters In The Attic
    • Mystery Jets
    • Sky Ferreira
    • Yeasayer
    • Lonely The Brave

    http://www.mudkiss.com/dicksoctroundup.htm

    August: What Would Jesus Drive E.P 'Girls Are In Charge'

    July's bumper reviews include the following bands:
    • Thee Attacks
    • Thee Oh Sees
    • The Dead Weather
    • The White Stripes
    • Veronica Falls
    • The Fourtune-Tellers
    • Killing Joke
    • The Revellions
    • Armedalite Rifles
    • The Raconteurs
    • The Fresh & Onlys
    • Alba Lua
    • Warpaint
    • Johny Dey
    • Kiria
    • Silent Front

    May:

    • The Len Price 3: Pictures
    • The Fall: Your Future Our Clutter
    • The Wind-Up Birds: Tyre Fire/There Won’t Always Be an England
    • March of Anger: March of Anger
    • The Vermin Poets: Poets of England
    • Gloria Cycles: Religious
    • Bilge Pump: The Fucking Cunts Still Treat Us Like Pricks
    • Toxic Poison: The Beast Is Back
    • Spin, Spin The Dogs: Leave Me In Leicester
    • Existers: Depreciation.

    March:

    • Dum Dum Girls - 'I Will Be'
    • Koko Dozo - 'Feel The Zuzz'
    • The Glitterati - 'Are You One Of Us?'
    • The Service Industry - 'Calm Down'
    • Sir Lord Von Raven - 'Please Throw Me Back In The Ocean'
    • Snowbyrd - 'Diosdado'
    • One English Pound - 'ole Model/March of the Toytown Express'
    • Batusis - 'Batusis'
    • Patches and Gretchen -'Sugar Head Pie'
    • Vivian Girls -'My Love Will Follow Me/He’s Gone'
    • Cute Lepers - 'Smart Accessories'

    CHINNERS:

     Chinners Oct 2010 round up

    Stiltwalkers - Zoo Seven - Fight Like Apes - Lady Winwood's Maggot.

    Hot Summer reviews:

    • Black Sonic
    • Detroit Social Club
    • The Mission
    • The Gaslight Anthem
    • The Longest Day
    • Killing For Company
    • Die So Fluid - 'The World Is Too Big For One Lifetime
    • Exit State - 'Death Of A Rockstar'- The No-Ones 'Alcoholiday'.

    MYSTERY FLAME:

    Mexicolas - 'Minerva Suite'

    Killing Joke - 'Absolute Dissent' 

    LEE MCFADDEN:

    DAN: January Reviews.

    • Delphic – 'Acolyte'
    • Lostprophets -'The Betrayed'
    • Them Crooked Vultures - 'Them Crooked Vultures'
    • Vampire Weekend - 'Contra'

    ENCOULE: Only Divine Love Bestows The Keys Of Knowledge

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    MUSIC REVIEWS 2009

     ENCOULE:

    UN COEUR EN HIVER - An overview of the last 12-months

    • Corrupted - ‘El Mundo Frio’
    • Thou - ‘Tyrant’& ‘Peasant’
    • Thorr’s Hammer - ‘Dommedagsnatt‘
    • Blue Sabbath Black Cheer -‘Dead Death, Death Dead’
    • Beneath Oblivion - ‘One Year of Deprivation/No Man or Deity’
    • V/A - Swedish Death Metal
    • V/A - Grind Madness At The BBC
    • Black Breath - 'Razor To Oblivion'
    • Eagle Twin - 'The Unkindness Of Crows'
    • Habsyl - 'MMVIII'
    • Amocoma - 'Go To Hell'
    • Black Cobra - 'Chronomega'

    Shrinebuilder - 'Shrinebuilder'

    L'ETE EST MORT: No holds barred reviews!

    • Electric Assembly - White Splinter EP
    • Teleseen - ‘Fear Of The Forest
    • Dead Silence Syndicate - ‘100 Gig Hard Drive
    • Los Salvadores - ‘Wasps, Birds & Clients’
    • Three Trapped Tigers - ‘EP2’
    • Bats - ‘Red In Tooth & Claw’
    • The Light Streams - ‘The Lost EP’
    • HORSE the band - ‘Desperate Living’
    • Thrice - ‘Beggars’
    • Pythia - ‘Sarah’
    • Omega Lithium - ‘Dreams In Formaline’
    • Emil Bulls -‘Phoenix
    • Eisheilig - ‘Imperium”
    • Thom Stone - ‘Heart & Bones’
    • Four Year Strong - ‘Explains It All’
    • August Burns Red - ‘Constellations’
    • Paul Hawkins & Thee Awkward Silences - ‘I’ve Had My Fun’
    • Aimee Newsome-Stone - ‘Spacemen & Monsters’
    • Twin Falls - ‘We Will Begin To Flicker’
    • Blakfish - ‘Champions
    JUNE - HE WAS BUT AS THE CUCKOO IS IN JUNE, HEARD, BUT NOT REGARDED
    • The 13th Floor Elevators - Sign Of The Three Eyed Men
    • White Denim - Fits
    • Troum - Eald-Ge-Streon 
    • That Fucking Tank - Tanknology 
    • Blacklisters - Swords
    • Jonny Cola & The A-Grades - The Yellow Mini
    MAY - WHAT POTENT BLOOD HATH MODEST MAY?
    • Black Sabbath - Paranoid
    • Heaven & Hell - The Devil You Know
    • My Dying Bride - For Lies I Sire
    • Sunn 0))) - Monoliths & Dimensions
    MARCH - ENCOULE'S IDES OF MARCH
    • Mastodon - Crack The Skye
    • Wolves In The Throne Room - ‘Black Cascade
    • Wormsblood - ‘In The Stars
    • Lamb Of God’s - ‘Wrath
    • Misery Speaks - ‘Disciples Of Doom’
    • Grantig ‘Medizin’
    • Akrea -‘Lebenslinie’
    • Papier Tigre - The Beginning And End Of Now
    • Hey! Tonal - Hey! Tonal
    • Projekt A-KO - Yoyodyne
    • Passe Montagne’s - Oh My Satan for you!
    • Candythief - Technicolour Wilderness
    • Shortwave Fade - Delitia
    • Guns On The Roof -Shattered Feeling
    • Tracy Gang -'Pussy'
    • Mybe -The Calm Before The Storm
    • Lucio Capece & Mika Vainio - ‘Trahnie
    • ATOMtm - ‘Liedgut
    • Ethan Rose - ‘Oaks
    • Francisco Lopez & Lawrence English – ‘HB’

    Hot Leg - ‘Red Light Fever’

    ENCOULE'S NEW YEAR RESOLUTION ROUND UP

    • Andy Blade - ‘Life Affirming Songs For Those With A Bad Attitude’
    • Jeremy Gluck - Victim Of Dreams’
    • Magnetix - Positive Negative’
    • i H8 Camera - Volume 1’
    • Ania et le Programmeur - Die Kir(s)Che Auf Dem Kopf’
    • Black Eyed Dog - ‘Rhaianuledada (Songs To Sissy)

    DEN:

    DENS AUTUMN ROUND UP

    • The Slits - 'Trapped Animal'/ 'Cut' (2 cd reissues)/'Return of the Giant Killer Slits'
    • Malcolm Ross & the Low Miffs - 'The Low Riffs And Malcolm Ross'
    • Rew Starr - 'That's Rite'
    • Flaming Lips - 'Embryonic'
    • Bitter Springs - 'And Even Now'

    The Cubical - ‘Come Sing These Crippled Tunes’

    Band Of Holy Joy - 'A Lucky Thief In A Careless World'

    BURIED TREASURE IN THE MIDLANDS PT 1

    • Au Pairs - Stepping Out Of Line' The Anthology
    • Perfect Unpop - ‘Peel show hits & long-lost lo-fi favourites, vol. 1 1976-80’

    LEE:

    Bitter Springs - ‘Even Now’

    Vic Godard & Subway Sect - ‘Live In Stereo’

    Illachime Quartet - ‘I’m Normal My Heart Still Works’

    The Independent Piggies 1977 – 1982

    Gertrude - ‘Speak, Shape, Create, Time’

    LEE'S FEB ROUND UP

    • Sergeant Buzfuz - 'High Slang'
    • Magazine - 'Touch And Go' - Anthology

    Buzzcocks Reissues - 'Another Music In A Different Kitchen'/ 'Love Bites'/'A Different Kind of Tension'

    CHINNERS:

    DICK:

    THE NOUGHTIES  - Best of 2000 - 2009

    • Fever To Tell - The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    • Fatherfucker -Peaches
    • I Started Out With Nothin... - Seasick Steve
    • Sing Sing Death House - the Distillers
    • Osc-Dis - The Mad Capsule Markets
    • Chain Gang of Love - The Raveonettes
    • Be Your Own Pet - Be Your Own Pet
    • No Wow - The Kills
    • Youth and Young Manhood - Kings of Leon
    • Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike - Gogol Bordello
    • Veni Vidi Vicious -  The Hives
    • Punk Rock at The British Legion Hall - Billy Childish & the MBE’s
    • C’mon DJ - Mr. Airplane Man
    • Phoenix - The Warlocks
    • Fiends of Dope Island -The Cramps
    • Steady The Buffs - The Buff Medways
    • Down In Albion - Babyshambles
    • Peace, Love, Death Metal – The Eagles of Death Metal
    • Fall Heads Roll - The Fall
    • Up The Bracket - The Libertines

    The Bermondsey Joyriders - 'The  Bermondsey Joyriders'

    VARIOUS:

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    MUSIC REVIEWS 2008

     

    ENCOULE'S RETAIL ROUND UP FOR AUGUST

    • Errors - It’s Not Something But It Is Like Something Else’
    • The Hold Steady - ‘Stay Positive’
    • Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles’
    • Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago’
    • Airborne - ‘Runnin’ Wild’
    • Fleet Foxes - ‘Fleet Foxes’
    • Graham Parker - ‘The Vertigo Records Singles Collection’

    Flower Travellin Band - 'Satori'

    ENCOULES SEPT RETAIL ROUND UP

    • BORIS - ‘Smile’
    • Alexander Tucker - ‘Portal’
    • Paul Hawkins and Thee Awkward Silences - ‘We Are Not Other People’
    • Grails - ‘Doomsdayer’s Holiday’
    • Trees - Lights Bane’
    • Wetdog - ‘Enterprise Reversal’
    • Aucan - S/T’
    • The Snake Of June - Blood Red Sun’ EP
    • Glasvegas - Glasvegas’
    Cold Sun -‘Dark Shadows'

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