GoldMold presents Lovers Turn to Monsters, Sawlung (split EP launch) at Bloc, 13/3/17

Four-piece Sawlung seem to have an intricate understanding of the basis of emo music garnered the hard way. Their complicated music is heavily relatable and exceptionally gripping, with unapologetically raw vocals from Wull Swales. Kenni Campbell plays the guitar vivaciously and veraciously with the intensity and passion that make him one of my favourite guitaristsContinue reading “GoldMold presents Lovers Turn to Monsters, Sawlung (split EP launch) at Bloc, 13/3/17”

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Albums of 2015 (20-11)

20-11  –  10-1  –  Tracks & EPs 20 December ’91 – Quebec [Gold Mold] Probably the only album to make this year’s lists recorded on a mobile phone, Quebec showcases both December ’91’s musicianship and originality. Raw, simple but excellently put together December 91’s music clearly serves as an outlet for his emotions as it touches onContinue reading “Albums of 2015 (20-11)”

Lovers Turn To Monsters – Hard To Be Around

It is rather unusual these days to listen to unpredictable music, one would have to go deep into the experimental section of a vinyl store to get drowned into unfamiliar sounds. It is even more interesting when this idea of experimenting is soaked into a common genre like indie or alternative music, transforming the compositionsContinue reading “Lovers Turn To Monsters – Hard To Be Around”

Round-Up: Errors, BBC at the Quay, Ariana Grande, Lovers Turn To Monsters

So, in a bit of a trip from the usual review filled generalities I decided I would put up a bit of round up post Primavera of my musical adventures, of which there have been a few, all coming in a ridiculous haze that hasn’t faded two weeks later (me and Nick are going toContinue reading “Round-Up: Errors, BBC at the Quay, Ariana Grande, Lovers Turn To Monsters”

Album of 2014

17 Andrew Pearson & Lovers Turn To Monsters – Everything We Miss [Common] A combination of two endearing singer-songwriters, brought together under the umbrella of Common Records in the dismal Glaswegian rain, resulting in an equally endearing collection of tracks. Taking a song each throughout the track listing, the single ‘Juan Antonio’ is a standoutContinue reading “Album of 2014”

Andrew Pearson & Lovers Turn to Monsters – Everything We Miss [Common]

When Andrew Pearson meets Kyle Wood (Lovers Turn to Monsters) the sparkles generated turn music into an uplifting entity, soothing any kind of pain and undeniably provoking heartrending reminiscence of things past and making you wonder what will happen next. These are the kind of collaborations that expose why music sometimes can be considered asContinue reading “Andrew Pearson & Lovers Turn to Monsters – Everything We Miss [Common]”