Album Reviews

Album review: Monks of Mellonwah – Neurogenesis EP

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May 7, 2012
Monks of Mellonwah - Neurogenesis EP artwork

Title: Neurogenesis Artist: Monks of Mellonwah Label: Self-released Released: 24 May 2012 In One Word: Underwhelming I don’t care who the engineer on your album is and I’m sure 99 per cent of...
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Album review: Death Grips – The Money Store

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May 3, 2012
Death Grips - The Money Store

Title: The Money Store Artist: Death Grips Label: Epic Released: 24 April 2012 In One Word: BAMPOPSKRZZZZCHSSSHAYEAYE Aggressive music kind of reigns supreme right now. I’ve always thought that looking at whatever people...
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Album review: Mak – Mak

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April 30, 2012
Mak - Mak album artwork

Title: Mak Artist: Mak Label: L-A be Released: 10 January 2012 In One Word: Linear Mak, a five year old band have now come out with their new and first self-titled album, Mak. My first impression?...
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Album review: Rooftop Runners – We Are Here EP

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April 26, 2012
Rooftop Runners - We Are Here EP

Title: We Are Here EP Artist: Rooftop Runners Label: Independently released Released: 3 April 2012 In One Word: Almost Rooftop Runners is a Berlin-via-Canada sibling duo that seemingly aims to specialize in...
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Album review: Eight and a Half – Scissors

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April 25, 2012
Eight and a Half - Scissors album artwork

Title: Scissors Artist: Eight and a Half Label: Arts & Crafts Released: 12 April 2012 In one word: Clarifying Eight and a Half equals Justin Peroff (Broken Social Scene’s drummer) plus Dave Hamelin...
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Album review: The Big Pink – Future This

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April 16, 2012
The Big Pink - Future This

Title: Future This Artist: The Big Pink Label: 4AD Released: January 2012 In one word: Meek In 2009, UK electro rock noise-merchants The Big Pink arrived on the scene with a bold and...
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Album review: Of Monsters and Men – My Head is an Animal

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April 14, 2012
Of Monsters and Men - My Head is an Animal

Title: My Head is an Animal Artist: Of Monsters and Men Label: Universal Music Released: 3 April 2012 In one word: Believe I’ve had a long-standing love affair with...
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Album review: Kevin Myles Wilson – Businessman EP

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April 6, 2012
Kevin Myles Wilson - Businessman EP

Title: Businessman Artist: Kevin Myles Wilson Label: Orange Lounge Recording Company/inDiscover Recordings Released: March 2012 In One Word: Soul “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose  By any other name...
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Album review: The Black String Theory – Remission

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April 6, 2012
The Black String Theory - Remission

Title: Remission Artist: The Black String Theory Label: Self-Released Released: 16 April 2012 In One Word: Derivative I’m very new to the music journalism game. I’ve only been writing for Music Vice for...
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Album review: Oberhofer – Time Capsules II

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April 2, 2012
Oberhofer - Time Capsules II

Title: Time Capsules II Artist: Oberhofer Label: Universal Music Canada Released: 26 March 2012 In One Word: Bright Oberhofer are an indie band with an unfortunate name. Front man and primary songwriter, Brad Oberhofer...
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