• East of Eli: An Interview – Part 2 of 2

    Part 1 of this article can be found here. The following interview has been condensed for this article. You started out in acting, one of the things you might be recognized for is Bring It On, did you always know you wanted to focus on music or was there...
  • East of Eli: Part 1 of 2

    I went to The Troubadour in London to see East of Eli perform for the third time. The basement under the bar was illuminated with purple, blue and pink lights that set an enchanting glow to the room. East of Eli is chiefly comprised of one man, Nathan West,...
  • Preview – Rudimental

    One of the biggest household names in mainstream drum and bass/electronic music, four-piece band Rudimental take to Rock City’s infamous stage on Wednesday 17th October. Since they came onto the scene in 2012, Rudimental have consistently dominated the charts with hits such as ‘Waiting All Night’, ‘Bloodstream’ and ‘Sun...
  • Arca: “An exceptionally bold third album”

    Arca is an exceptionally bold third album from Alejandro Ghersi – one of the most batshit crazy producers on the planet. It’s also his first as a vocalist under the Arca moniker. There’s something distinctly brilliant about listening to music in a language that you don’t understand. For example,...
  • Album Review: Purity Ring – ‘Another Eternity’

    On first listen, Purity Ring come across as some sort of otherworldly, mysterious, maybe even alien creatures. It’s difficult to pin down why, but there’s something about hearing what sounds like a child sing about sea water in her thighs or about inviting someone to ‘cut open your sternum’ so...
  • Album Review: Caribou – ‘Our Love’

                 After breaking into popular consciousness with his widely esteemed 2010 release Swim, Dan Snaith returns once again under the moniker Caribou to bring us another intricately crafted record which, in expected form, is as intelligent and entrancing as it is soulful and euphoric....
  • Album Review: Flying Lotus – ‘You’re Dead!’

    The fifth full-length release from the Los Angeles producer Flying Lotus, You’re Dead!, starts off incredibly hectic. Opening track, ’Theme’, sounds like a great orchestra warming up and tuning their instruments, preparing for the fast paced, scatty tempo that is to come. As with much of Flying Lotus’s work, it’s...