All Reviews & Features

Cover artwork for Welcome Reality

Nero
Welcome Reality

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published August 20th, 2011

Commercially successful dubstep works quite well.

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Cover artwork for A Rebours

J K Huysmans
A Rebours

  • ★★★★★
  • Review by Florence
  • Published August 14th, 2011

Corruption and sinful decadence... Watch out, this book just might be your downfall.

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Cover artwork for Ritual Union

Little Dragon
Ritual Union

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published July 25th, 2011

More synth-pop, but it still manages to be quite good

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Cover artwork for Dedication

Zomby
Dedication

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published July 22nd, 2011

Stunning blips and blops with a nice bass-ish background.

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Cover artwork for Postcards

Annie Proulx
Postcards

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by Charis
  • Published July 21st, 2011

An journey into the haunted life of an American runaway...

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Cover artwork for The Little Friend

Donna Tartt
The Little Friend

  • ★★★★★
  • Review by Charis
  • Published July 21st, 2011

All is not what it seems in the world of 12 year old Harriet Dufresnes...

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Cover artwork for Basement Jaxx vs. Metropole Orkest

Basement Jaxx
Basement Jaxx vs. Metropole Orkest

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published July 15th, 2011

Orchestras really do knock everything up a notch.

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Cover artwork for Heaven

Emeli Sandé
Heaven

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published July 12th, 2011

Unexpected quality Scottish soul-pop.

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Cover artwork for Promises

Nero
Promises

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published July 10th, 2011

Like Nero? You'll like this then, it's more of the same!

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Cover artwork for Ready 2 Go (feat. Kele)

Martin Solveig
Ready 2 Go (feat. Kele)

  • ★★★☆☆
  • Review by John
  • Published July 5th, 2011

One of those cookie-cutter party songs that you'll be hearing over and over in pubs ...

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Poster for Amelie

Amelie

  • ★★★★★
  • Review by Florence
  • Published July 4th, 2011

Feel free to escape into The Fabulous Life of Amelie Poulain...

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Cover artwork for The End of the Affair

Graham Greene
The End of the Affair

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by Florence
  • Published July 4th, 2011

An exploration into the damaging nature of an adulterous love affair...

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Cover artwork for Louder

DJ Fresh
Louder

  • ★★★★★
  • Review by John
  • Published July 3rd, 2011

Definitely my summer anthem, and the remixes are pretty awesome too!

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Cover artwork for Something About You

Tensnake
Something About You

  • ★★★☆☆
  • Review by John
  • Published July 2nd, 2011

Brought to you straight from the early nineties.

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Cover artwork for Live For What I'd Die For

Jess Mills
Live For What I'd Die For

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Updated July 4th, 2011

If you like Jess Mills' previous records, you'll definitely like this one.

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Cover artwork for Shuffle

Bombay Bicycle Club
Shuffle

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published June 29th, 2011

A slight change of direction, but it definitely works.

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Cover artwork for Torches

Foster The People
Torches

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published June 23rd, 2011

Not just another indie pop rock type sounding thing. But it is another one of ...

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Cover artwork for His Young Heart

Daughter
His Young Heart

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published June 21st, 2011

Sweet sweet relaxing acoustic goodness.

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Film Feature

Are we attracted to what we know in times of unease???

The summer of the sequel, re-make and re-telling is on its way...

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Poster for X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class

  • ★★★☆☆
  • Review by Charis
  • Published June 9th, 2011

Prequel to the popular series doesn't really add to the collection...

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Poster for Senna

Senna

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by Charis
  • Published June 5th, 2011

Some of the best stories are the true ones...

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Cover artwork for Raise Your Weapon (Remixes)

deadmau5
Raise Your Weapon (Remixes)

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published June 4th, 2011

The same song with varying amounts of dubstep

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Cover artwork for Live Those Days Tonight

Friendly Fires
Live Those Days Tonight

  • ★★☆☆☆
  • Review by John
  • Published June 2nd, 2011

Couple of remixes, nothing to get too excited about.

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Cover artwork for Songs for the Ravens

Sea of Bees
Songs for the Ravens

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by Charis
  • Published May 29th, 2011

The deliciously haunting melodies and sublime vocals of this stunning debut make this talented 26-year ...

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Cover artwork for Take It Back

Toddla T
Take It Back

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published May 25th, 2011

Sweet summery dance track (and a few remixes).

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Everything Else

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it"

...is possibly the stupidest phrase to be uttered.

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Cover artwork for Any Human Heart

William Boyd
Any Human Heart

  • ★★★★★
  • Review by Will
  • Updated May 23rd, 2011

A Journey deep into a very Human Heart.

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Cover artwork for Selecta

Afrojack & Quintino
Selecta

  • ★★★☆☆
  • Review by John
  • Published May 23rd, 2011

Not the best, not the worst, and that's the best I can say.

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Everything Else

Is there a danger for Twitter Injunction breakers???

Despite it's American base, and it's protection by the First Amendment, British Twitter users are still breaking UK law in their Tweets...

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Cover artwork for Winning (feat. Charlie Sheen)

Snoop Dogg
Winning (feat. Charlie Sheen)

  • ★☆☆☆☆
  • Review by John
  • Published May 22nd, 2011

Will quite possibly make you want to bathe your ears in bleach.

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Our Favourite Music

Cover artwork for Louder

Louder

  • ★★★★★
Cover artwork for Since I Left You

Since I Left You

  • ★★★★★
Cover artwork for Magnetic Man

Magnetic Man

  • ★★★★★
Cover artwork for Welcome Reality

Welcome Reality

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Ritual Union

Ritual Union

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Dedication

Dedication

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Heaven

Heaven

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Promises

Promises

  • ★★★★☆

Our Favourite Films

Poster for Amelie

Amelie

  • ★★★★★
Poster for The Black Swan

The Black Swan

  • ★★★★★
Poster for The King's Speech

The King's Speech

  • ★★★★★
Poster for Senna

Senna

  • ★★★★☆
Poster for TT 3D: Closer To The Edge

TT 3D: Closer To The Edge

  • ★★★★☆
Poster for Let Me In

Let Me In

  • ★★★★☆
Poster for X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class

  • ★★★☆☆
Poster for Hanna

Hanna

  • ★★★☆☆
Poster for Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go

  • ★★★☆☆
  • Updated

Our Favourite Books

Cover artwork for A Rebours

A Rebours

  • ★★★★★
Cover artwork for The Little Friend

The Little Friend

  • ★★★★★
Cover artwork for Any Human Heart

Any Human Heart

  • ★★★★★
  • Updated
Cover artwork for Postcards

Postcards

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for The End of the Affair

The End of the Affair

  • ★★★★☆