All Music 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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Cover artwork for Save The World

Swedish House Mafia
Save The World

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

Another contender for summer dance anthem.

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Cover artwork for The English Riviera

Metronomy
The English Riviera

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

Minimalist ethereal pop.

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Cover artwork for Pala

Friendly Fires
Pala

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published May 9th, 2011

A superb soundtrack to your summer.

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Cover artwork for Turtleneck and Chain

The Lonely Island
Turtleneck and Chain

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published May 9th, 2011

Difficult second album is apparently not so difficult.

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Cover artwork for Ministry of Sound: Funk Soul Classics

Various Artists
Ministry of Sound: Funk Soul Classics

  • ★★★★★
  • Review by John
  • Published May 7th, 2011

Pretty much the epitome of what a compilation album should be.

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Music Feature

4 albums I'm looking forward to

One of those annoying articles that say nothing about (what should be) really great things in the future.

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Cover artwork for Light After Dark

Clare Maguire
Light After Dark

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

Well crafted, really velvety debut album.

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Cover artwork for Hed Kandi: Serve Chilled Electronic Summer

Various Artists
Hed Kandi: Serve Chilled Electronic Summer

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

Definitely a great companion to a hot summer's day. Bring booze.

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Cover artwork for Mirrorwriting

Jamie Woon
Mirrorwriting

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

A smooth, melancholic, yet remarkably re-playable album.

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Cover artwork for Broken Record Remixes

Katy B
Broken Record Remixes

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Updated April 19th, 2011

Some interesting remixes of a standout song.

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Cover artwork for Everyday

Rusko
Everyday

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published April 8th, 2011

Well crafted track with some interesting remixes.

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Our Favourite Singles

Cover artwork for Louder

Louder

  • ★★★★★
Cover artwork for Heaven

Heaven

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Promises

Promises

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Live For What I'd Die For

Live For What I'd Die For

  • ★★★★☆
  • Updated
Cover artwork for Shuffle

Shuffle

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for His Young Heart

His Young Heart

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Raise Your Weapon (Remixes)

Raise Your Weapon (Remixes)

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Take It Back

Take It Back

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Broken Record Remixes

Broken Record Remixes

  • ★★★★☆
  • Updated
Cover artwork for Everyday

Everyday

  • ★★★★☆

Our Favourite Albums

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 Torches

Torches

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Songs for the Ravens

Songs for the Ravens

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Pala

Pala

  • ★★★★☆