Back in the early 1980s Alms For Children turned into This Sporting Life and then disappeared before many even knew about them. Now, at last, there’s a compilation to memorialise them, writes GARY STEEL
The mega rap phenomenon Drake has just released another record-breaking album, and its awfulness is an indictment on our lame acceptance of shit, writes GARY STEEL
If Bob the builder owned a smartphone, there’s a good chance that it’d be the CAT S60, says PAT PILCHER.
Daniel Lopatin’s new album tunes into the zeitgeist but chooses to abuse the prevalent tropes. GARY STEEL is well impressed.
Bass junky PAT PILCHER spends a week in the company of Sony’s latest wireless earbuds. And the verdict?
PAT PILCHER takes a detour from the flagship smartphone market to test out a mid-range smartphone – the Nokia 7 Plus.
It’s a long, long way from The Piano for Anna Paquin and the scary world of Bellevue. GARY STEEL has this to say about it.
GARY STEEL has found just the album for those who like it dark: dark, hi-def electronica, that is.
This album is all instrumental, there are no solos, but 40 different instruments are plucked, bowed, blown or concussed. GARY STEEL is quietly charmed.
PAT PILCHER tests out the Orbitsound ONE P70 soundbar and discovers that while it doesn’t look like a Star Wars’ prop, it does the Starship Enterprise bridge justice.
Tear-jerker Breathe is being released on Blu-ray in time for Mother’s Day. TOBY WOOLLASTON settled down for an early screening and was pleasantly surprised.
If you’re bored with rock music tropes, then GARY STEEL beckons you to have a go at something a little out there: a progressive rock album from Norway!