Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate

Micheal Kiwanuka emerged in 2012 in a whirlwind of critical support. He was the winner of the BBC Sound of 2012 poll and garnered a Mercury Award nomination in the UK for best album of the year for his debut Home Again. Introducing Kiwanuka's soul-infused brand of folk music and whilst Home Again was a good album it fell short of expectation. Too … [Read more...]

Elbow – Build A Rocket Boys!

Since 2001, English band Elbow have evolved into purveyors of novel and well-crafted art-rock. Each of their four previous records has shown growth and expansion as they have garnered awards, and a reputation, for creating astoundingly engaging and powerful, yet superbly sublime and atmospheric rock. On first listen, though, Build A Rocket Boys! … [Read more...]