Archive | May, 2016

Deftones: Gore

26 May

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California’s reigning kings of indefinable, messily ambient metal have released a new album- before you get your hopes up it’s not Eros; but for that disappointment, Gore is a triumphant return. Continue reading

Hollie Smith: Water or Gold

21 May

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As the long summer comes to a close, homegrown soul queen Hollie Smith returns with a real barn burner of an album, Water or Gold. While there are a few low key ballads, the emphasis here is considerably more energetic and confident. Continue reading

Phil Collins: Face Value (Delux Edition)

18 May

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Before the success, before the hype, before the hate, Phil Collins was just another member of a popular band having a go at a solo album. Of all the Collins albums being re-released this year, Face Value remains the jewel in the crown. Without the pressure to make hits, Face Value emerges as the most fully rounded and enduring album of his career. Continue reading

Phil Collins: No Jacket Required

2 May

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The latest in the re-releases of Phil Collins’s back catalogue continues with this deluxe edition of his biggest hit, 1985’s No Jacket Required. Continue reading