Alt Reviews

Between locations: Sun Town Cult and Lukka review

Lukka – Business Genre: Indie Rock First impressions are what count, we are told. Certainly, this is true for most areas of life when few people have enough energy to spend on giving anyone or anything a second chance. This is, without a doubt, the truth when it…
7.5
Alt Reviews

Mercy dawn: Solar Moth and David Curtis Band review

David Curtis Band – Down the Drain Genre: Progressive Metal / Djent, Grunge, Alternative Rock Similar artists: Soundgarden, Tool, Audioslave There are certain kinds of bands that you can start with your friends when you are very young. You can start a punk…
8.3
Alt Reviews

Best regards: Lazy Queen and Meija reviewed

Meija – Pull Me To Pieces Genre: Lo-fi Rock, Indie Rock If modern music has been able to do anything of significance, it is to shine a light on people’s regular joys and pains and make them appear sublime. One of the worst feelings for a regular person is to…
7.5
Alt Reviews

Powered up: HOFFMAN and The Lost Weekend review

HOFFMAN – Reflection Genre: Indie Rock, Garage Rock, Alternative Rock Rock n’ roll is the poor’s man Yogic Guru. Sure, we all know that meditation is good for our minds, but most of us don’t actually go to the trouble of doing it. It’s just the way that…
8.0
Alt Reviews

Deserted city: Collie Magnum and Swiss Banks reviewed

Swiss Banks – RIP Genre: Indie Rock, Alternative Rock Similar artists: The Smiths, The Cure, Morrissey, Interpol, Echo and The Bunnymen, The National, Killing Joke The great Richey Edwards named the lack of new exciting bands that one can find as one of the…
7.5
Alt Reviews

Method to the madness: Love'n'Joy and Jim The Kid reviewed

Jim The Kid – Orange Juice (Feat. Moe Lowe) Genre: Lo-fi Rock, Indie Rock, Garage Rock I remember the time that I read in the NME that Yngwie Malmsteen was a wanker! It was all on account of the fact that he could play guitar really well. The writer asserted that…
8.0
Alt Reviews

Rockin’ forth: Truth Value and Bob Rats reviewed

BOB RATS – Rudi, Don’t Turn Out Like Mother Genre: Ska, Punk Similar artists: The Interrupters, The Specials, The Clash, Rancid, Toots and The Maytals, Westbound Train It usually takes American rockstars a few too many albums, tours, and years of being…