What I Like About: “Let’s Rock” – The Black Keys

The Black Keys go back to basics in “Let’s Rock”, a catchy and effortless listen. In a primal yet surprisingly multi-layered album, the Akron duo rediscover their mojo. Continue reading What I Like About: “Let’s Rock” – The Black Keys

Score Makes a Scene: Game of Thrones

It’s been a month since Game of Thrones’ divisive conclusion and the world has had time to stew on how the biggest TV show of all time ended. Despite the division, there is one aspect of the show that fans can unanimously agree was perfect from start to finish: the music. So here are five times Ramin Djawadi’s score took scenes to another level in Game of Thrones. Continue reading Score Makes a Scene: Game of Thrones

Catfish and the Bottlemen: The Balance – Review

A band who are more than capable of releasing a decent rock song, Catfish and the Bottlemen have also been less than adept at developing their own sound, let alone rock music as a genre. Enter their third studio release: The Balance. The difficult third album. Have they done anything new? No – and while that’s pleasing to some, it’s holding back a band who do actually have potential.  Continue reading Catfish and the Bottlemen: The Balance – Review