Team Me – To The Treetops!

Released March 5th on Propeller Recordings Reviewed by Francesca Baker It’s been a long time coming. Almost a year after their EP and a fair few months since we spent an afternoon together on Brighton Beach shivering under misleading May sunshine discussing cycling down steps the excitable sextet Team Me have released their full length albumContinue reading “Team Me – To The Treetops!”

The Joy Formidable – The Big Roar

Atlantic Records January 24th 2011 Francesca Baker I feel that this will be like reviewing a child. Not just a child, but my child. How can you pass judgement on one whom you’ve watched grow, cherished their early sounds, and sung the praises of over the last couple of years, and are now being grabbedContinue reading “The Joy Formidable – The Big Roar”

Silent Devices – Two Decades

Francesca Baker If Brother are the new Oasis, Tribes the next Pulp, and 2011 is the next year of Britpop, then surely, to properly match the mid nineties, there is an Embrace shaped hole to be filled? Step forward Silent Devices. Soaring piano melodies lead the tracks, ‘Two Decades’ being full of moments where aContinue reading “Silent Devices – Two Decades”