Tag Archive: emotional

PARLA – Fledging (single) (Killing Moon Records)

At the top of August, we reviewed the debut track from PARLA, which was a cover of American Music Club’s I’ve Been A Mess.  Talk about taking a song and making it your… Continue reading

MOKO – Ceremony (single) (MTA Records)

Following on from her much acclaimed Black EP in late 2013, London’s MOKO is gearing up to release a new 4-song EP entitled Gold. 2013 witnessed MOKO graduate from Goldsmiths before she headed out… Continue reading

Liu Bei – Infatuation / Atlas World (single) (paradYse/Transgressive Records)

Last month we reviewed the A-side of the upcoming debut single from London’s Liu Bei entitled Infatuation (read our review). An achingly beautiful and moving track, throughout the song’s 3:32 duration, Infatuation barely… Continue reading

Spring Offensive – Hengelo (single) (self-released)

It’s no secret that, here at Sound Advice, we’re big fans of the Oxford, indie-rock quintet, Spring Offensive. Back in March last year we reviewed “No Assets”. Entangled with the band’s indie-rock styling… Continue reading

Ásgeir – In The Silence (album) (One Little Indian)

It would seem that in 2013 Iceland is certainly the hotbed for emotive soundscapes, be it the latest Sigur Ros album, ‘Kveikur’ or the stunning, breakthrough album from Ólafur Arnalds, ‘For Now I Am… Continue reading

London Grammar – Wasting My Young Years (single) (Metal & Dust Recordings)

Brace yourself for this one. The new single from London Grammar, “Wasting My Young Years”,  is an emotional, powerful and soulful track featuring an intricate piano hook and haunting vocals that lead into… Continue reading

Houses – A Quiet Darkness (album) (Downtown Records)

It was with equal parts excitement and dread that we queued up ‘A Quiet Darkness’, the forthcoming album from electronica duo, Houses. Why dread? In early March we reviewed the first single, “Beginnings” (read… Continue reading

Port St. Willow – Holiday (album) (Downtown Records)

Although it’s only March, and despite the fact the record was originally released in 2012, we may have just found one of the strongest contenders for album of the year. Legendary producer, songwriter… Continue reading

Foals – Holy Fire (album) (Transgressive Records / Warner Bros.)

The much-anticipated third album from indie-rock / indie-math royalty Foals, ‘Holy Fire’, is finally here. In such a short time Foals have become a household name in indie-rock with their styling commonly emulated and… Continue reading