Reviews

The Prodigy – Invaders Must Die (Special Edition)

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December 4, 2009
The Prodigy – Invaders Must Die (Special Edition)

Title: Invaders Must Die Artist: The Prodigy Label: Take Me To The Hospital, Cooking Vinyl Released: November 2009 In one word: Bouncing The opening words ‘We Are The Prodigy’ of the first track are as much a blatantly obvious statement of self-awareness as they are a proud declaration announcing the menacing...
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Nitzer Ebb with Opopo at The Mod Club, Toronto, 1 December 2009 – Live Review and Show Photos

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December 3, 2009
Nitzer Ebb with Opopo at The Mod Club, Toronto, 1 December 2009 – Live Review and Show Photos

Gig/Concert: Nitzer Ebb ‘Industrial Complex’ tour, with local support from Opopo Venue: The Mod Club, College Street, Toronto Date: 1 December 2009 Headliners: Nitzer Ebb In one word: Lacklustre Honestly, the less said about this one the better. I turned up to this gig ignoring the fact that Nitzer Ebb were...
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Album Review: Niagara & The Hitmen – St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

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December 3, 2009
Album Review: Niagara & The Hitmen – St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

Title: St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Artist: Niagara & The Hitmen Label: Steel Cage Records Released: November 2009 In one word: Iffy I just felt the need to write about this record for some reason, firstly because of Niagara’s links with the late Ron Asheton of the Stooges and also the fact...
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Album Review: Every Avenue – Picture Perfect

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November 30, 2009
Album Review: Every Avenue – Picture Perfect

Title: Picture Perfect Artist: Every Avenue Label: Fearless Records Released: November 2009 In one word: Abysmal This is ugly, despicable stuff that impressionable young kids will just love and the fact it was produced by someone who’s worked with the Jonas Brothers just confirms these aforementioned suspicions. The music is poppy...
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The Big Pink at Lee’s Palace, Toronto, 29 November 2009 – Live Review

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November 30, 2009

Gig/Concert: The Big Pink at Lee’s Palace Venue: Lee’s Palace, Toronto, ON, Canada Date: 29 November 2009 Headliners: The Big Pink In one word: Adhesive Arriving at Lee’s Palace at 10 o’ clock, just ten minutes before London band The Big Pink came on, it took me mere seconds to be...
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Arkells at Lee’s Palace, Toronto, 28 November 2009 – Live Review

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November 29, 2009

Gig/Concert: Arkells Fall Classic Tour 2009 Venue: Lee’s Palace, Toronto, ON, Canada Date: 28 November 2009 Headliners: Arkells In one word: Astounding Saturday night Arkells played the second of two sold-out shows in Toronto at Lee’s Palace as part of their first ever headlining tour. The five-piece band formed in Hamilton,...
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The Specials at Hammersmith Apollo, London, 24 November 2009 – Gig Review and Setlist

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November 25, 2009

Gig/Concert: The Specials 30th Anniversary Tour Venue: HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK Date: 24 November 2009 Headliners: The Specials In one word: Legendary It’s 7pm on a Tuesday night and I’m in a bar in Hammersmith, just around the corner from the Apollo, surrounded by fat men in their 40’s all...
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Album Review: Bring Me The Horizion – Suidcide Season: Cut Up

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November 25, 2009
Album Review: Bring Me The Horizion – Suidcide Season: Cut Up

Title: Suidcide Season: Cut Up Artist: Bring Me The Horizon Label: Visible Noise Released: November 2009 In one word: Shit While it may not be Suicide Season it certainly is Remix Season after the fantastically shit Melvins remix record came out recently. Bring Me The Horizon have done exactly the same...
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Album Review: Melvins – Chicken Switch

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November 20, 2009
Album Review: Melvins – Chicken Switch

Title: Chicken Switch Artist: Melvins Label: Ipecac Released: September 2009 In one word: Shit The whole idea of a remixes album is a tired one at very least, Mark Ronson does that shit and only wankers like his crap new versions of “Valerie” (who liked it first time round anyway?), the...
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Album Review: Rolo Tomassi – Hysterics

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November 20, 2009
Album Review: Rolo Tomassi – Hysterics

Title: Hysterics Artist: Rolo Tomassi Label: Hassle Released: September 2009 In one word: ZAZZO! Rolo Tomassi are crazy. I read their press notes where someone described them as The Dillinger Escape Plan crashing into the Tate Modern, I can’t do any better than that and if you like that description I...
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