Movie Awards – Tom O’Neil

The key word here is ‘unofficial’. Tom O’Neil is an American film critic and commentator and he’s been around long enough to be able to sift out the facts and figures from the morass of self-congratulation and financially motivated  ...

Goddess in the Doorway – Mick Jagger

When you are one of the most famous rock vocalists in the world ever, and you’ve been a star since the days when being a star meant more than merely being a celebrity, trying something new is a goldfish  ...

Mood Shifts – Steely

“I’m not out to change the world,” advises Steely to the world via her website – just as well on the basis of this album. They say don’t judge a book by its cover, and with books, that’s a  ...

Is It You? – 34 Below

This band has a sound that modern pop purists would advise is ‘old-fashioned’. That is to miss the point of 34 Below. What this band do is to take the traditions of American rock music – straightforward guitars, bass  ...

A Wish This Simple – Gladyss Patches

Gladyss Patches are doing one of two things with this album. They are either a) mixing a blend of on-the-pulse teenage angst rock with a smattering of out-there metal raps and guitars, or b) a band who are unsure  ...

Badsville

Gladyss Patches are doing one of two things with this album. They are either a) mixing a blend of on-the-pulse teenage angst rock with a smattering of out-there metal raps and guitars, or b) a band who are unsure  ...