STA is now Ten Years Old

Posts tagged with "Album Review"

Thumped Reviews Axis Of 'Finding St Kilda'

"Axis Of release their debut LP 'Finding St Kilda' this week and have lined up a 5 date Irish tour to make sure you know about it."

Mnemotechnic Feature in Rock & Folk Magazine

"A chaotic journey between freshness and craziness, puncuated with noisy springs for best effect."

Glasswerk Review Axis Of 'Finding St Kilda'

"...you have to take off your hat to the creativity and individuality on display on what is a triumphant debut release just begging for a beer soaked circle pit full of die hard fans."

New Junk Review Axis Of 'Finding St Kilda'

An album definitely worth checking out and a band you should actively go and see instead of waiting for a coincidental line-up to land in your lap.

Axis Of 'Finding St Kilda' Features In State Magazine 'A Month In...New Noise'

Axis Of‘s debut album 'Finding St Kilda' is being launched around the country this month.

Axis Of 'Finding St Kilda' Reviewed by Newcastle Student Radio

"It’s been a long time since I’ve been excited by a debut album as much as I am with this effort by Axis Of."

Northern Irish Punks Make A Big Entrance

"...inventive and punishing in equal measure, by any standards an exceptional debut as it swerves between aggression and melody. KKKK"

Hotpress Review Axis Of 'Finding St Kilda'

"Axis Of are a band to believe in."

Q Magazine Feature Die! Die! Die! 'Harmony'

New Zealand trio bring the noise. Again

Rock Sound Give 'Finding St Kilda' 8/10

"...Fuzz driven sludge-pop..."

AU Review Axis Of 'Finding St Kilda'

It may be early days to talk of end of year lists, but there certainly won’t be many better debuts in 2013.

Drowned In Sound Review Mnemotechnic 'Awards'

'Awards' may well still be standing at the end of the year doing star jumps when other contenders run out of steam.

Rock And Folk Mag (Fr) Review Mnemotechnic 'Awards'

Beat Magazine Review 'Harmony' By Die!Die!Die!

"...An abrasive and unforgiving punk album that also effortlessly oozes a pop sensibility."

The Rock And Roll Report Review Die!Die!Die! 'Harmony' 5/5

"...Raw melding of harmony and intelligent heaviness..."

Helter Smelter Chat To Die!Die!Die! About 'Harmony' In Their Tour Van

"...Somewhere between Old Dirty Bastard, Bikini Kill and T Rex ..."

Gigape: Die! Die! Die! Announce Fourth Album 'Harmony'

"'Harmony’ brings together the raw energy and emotion of their live shows, encapsulating savant pop elements with their DIY punk philosophy..."

Scenedeath Review Die!Die!Die! 'Harmony'

"Contender for album of the year bitches."

Bikini Magazine Feature Mnemotechnic's Debute Album Awards

Mnemotechnic feature in 'Bikini' January/February/March Issue.

Chordblossom Review Mnemotechnic's Awards

Mnemotechnic have treated us to a technically gifted and articulate album.

The Scene Review Mnemotechnic Awards

"Frantic vocals and searing guitars propel this noisy and exciting mesh of groovy post-rock and math-rock."

Big Cheese Gives 'Finding St Kilda' 4 Stars

"...Their debut album, oozes with precision and class..."

Wearenoise Review Mnemotechnic's 'Awards'

"...It’s a stormer and would have you on the dancefloor in seconds."

The Sunday Times Review 'Finding St Kilda'

"- squealing guitars, pounding drums and noisy attitude -"

The Irish Daily Star 'Awards' 4 Stars To Mnemotechnic

"...An album that is as cool and danceable as it is intense and industrial."

Gigape Review Mnemotechnic's 'Awards'

The album is upbeat and makes you want to get up and dance!

Fame Magazine Feature Mnemotechnic's Debut Release 'Awards'

"DISTORTED ELECTRO-TORNADO FROM FRANCE"

Musical Mathematics Review Mnemotechnic's 'Awards'

"...Sitting comfortably alongside the likes of At The Drive-In and Refused, 'Awards' is an effortless mix of French cool, vicious consuming guitars, and vocals that sound desperate to escape the mouth of frontman Anthony-Mehdi Affari in as frantic a manner as possible."

Collective Zine Review 'Looming' By Negative Pegasus

"...But in a way I hope they are total rivals and hate each other. That would be a lot funnier."

Brest Magazine Reviews 'Awards' By Mnemotechnic

Mnemotechnic draw their inspiration from the power of the hard rock, noise and punk of At The Drive In, Refused, Nirvana and Sonic Youth, crossed with the lighter music of Foals, The Rapture or Bloc Party.

The Sunday Times OKS Album Review

"A softer, more grounded offering"

Alternative Ulster Reviews OKS Album

"Our Krypton Son remains one of the most accomplished debut albums from a Northern Irish singer-songwriter in some time." - Brian Coney

Mnemotechnic 'Awards' Reviewed By French Magazine Longueur D'Ondes

Mnemotechnic's first album, reminding us: must see live!

The Golden Plec Review OKS Album

"A radio friendly folk tune that packs a passionate punch, it’s the perfect opening track to any album"

Irish Independent Reviews OKS Debut Album

"What's not in doubt is McConaghy's ability to pen good pop tunes and that "Gargantuan", which has shades of Teenage Fanclub to it, does his cause the world of good." - Irish Independent

A Raving 9/10 For Neg Peg 'Looming' From Destroy All Hipsters

"Everything has been pushed to the extreme and 'Looming' is a frighteningly assured behemoth of a debut album."

The Daily Star Give OKS Debut Album 4 Stars

The Irish Times Review Our Krypton Son

"...laden with full-bodied, organic flourishes of guitar and sturdy piano riffs."

Italys 'Gold Soundz' Review 'Looming'

“We don’t want people to be able to hear each other after they have heard Negative Pegasus. We want them to be without any of their sense and to be completely out of their minds” – Todd Jordan

Leeds Music Scene Reviews Negative Pegasus "Floating Omen"

"It completely defies the boundaries of genre and leaves the listener feeling somewhat dumbfounded."

Wearenoise Reviews Our Kryton Son's Self Titled Album

"Simply wonderful!"

Hot Press Review OKS Debut Album

"...With the simplest of guitar mofits forming the foundation for a bright'n'breezy four minutes of near perfect off-kilter pop."

Rock A Rolla Review 'Looming'

"...Unique barrage of rhythm and fuzz, with the same stab of power chord looped until it hurts."

Soundblab Reviews Negative Pegasus 'Looming'

"It's a vigorous debut from Negative Pegasus, sometimes drifting off into long, meandering experimental soundscapes, and all the signs of positive things to come."

Music Liberation Reviews Negative Pegasus 'Looming'

"And like the Frankensteinian monster it is, debut album ‘Looming’ wanders around, clumsy and aimless, smashing the shit out of anything in its path; mostly, your ears."

Big Cheese Magazine Review Neg Pegs' 'Looming'

"'Looming' is a blend of hard and heavy electronica, stirred in with all manner of riffage. Just imagine Daft Punk with plenty more guitar and we'll be singing from the same hymn sheet."

Negative Peagsus 'Looming' Track By Track Album Feature On This Is Fake DIY

"...Please join me on a descriptive journey through our debut album 'Looming'. Ok, I'm having to download it..."

Music OMH Reviews Negative Pegasus 'Looming'

"'Looming' is a record that can turn contemporary UK rock upside down."

Negative Pegasus 'Looming' Gets The Indepth Treatment In 7 Bit Arcade

"Ones to look out for’ over the next year or so..."

Access All Areas Will Howard Tells All On Negative Pegasus 12" 'Looming'

"This is, for lack of a better phrase, some heavy shit."