Records

EP | Esben & The Witch – Hexagons

2011 has been a good year for those of us who thrive on female-driven, experimental, neo-goth, with the likes of Austra, Warpaint and Zola Jesus bringing their sexed-up, spiky versions of gothic gloom to the airwaves. With their latest EP…

Album | Real Estate – Days

The word ‘sunny’ rarely gets a look in around this time of the year, when daylight itself becomes a precious commodity. But Real Estate are a band that can’t avoid the word. Categorised as ‘surf-pop’, which essentially means they sound…

Album | Mat Gibson – Forest Fire

Mat Gibson’s eagerly awaited follow-up to the acclaimed debut Home Movie has come in the form of the wonderful Americana mini-album, Forest Fire. Aided by his brilliant Ryan Adams-esque voice and emotive story-telling, Gibson has created a collection of songs…

Album | Shelby Lynne – Revelation Road

Since 2008’s delightful ode to Dusty Springfield, Just a Little Lovin’, released on Lost Highway, Shelby Lynne has retreated from the limelight she fought so hard to find. She quit the major labels who had eventually picked her up after…