End Of Year Lists · Features · List Central

REVIEWCASTER’S TOP 25 ALBUMS OF 2012

Well we’re nearing the end of 2012, so it’s only fair that we try and rank some of the stand-out albums of this year… And it’s taken some doing! The last 12 months have undoubtedly been superb on a musical front. Once the skin of ordinary music that graces the majority of our mainstream radio… Continue reading REVIEWCASTER’S TOP 25 ALBUMS OF 2012

Live Reviews

THE BLACK KEYS – LIVE REVIEW – NEWCASTLE METRO RADIO ARENA, 07/12/2013

Google image search ‘The Black Keys’, and the vast majority of the hits will show you a thoroughly unfashionable duo that are further from being stereotypical rock stars than 311 are from sending Scott Stapp a Christmas card! Looks however, can be extremely deceiving, and after almost a decade of releasing unmastered, droning blues, the… Continue reading THE BLACK KEYS – LIVE REVIEW – NEWCASTLE METRO RADIO ARENA, 07/12/2013

Album Reviews

ALT-J – AN AWESOME WAVE – REVIEW: BAND SURF AN AWESOME WAVE TO THE MERCURY PRIZE… BUT WHERE WILL IT TAKE THEM?

The Mercury Prize, despite its critics, is without doubt a much sought after award (unless you’re Damon Albarn) that has provided a platform for many bands since its inauguration in 1992. Asides the £20,000 prize money, the award generally means a tenfold rise in the album’s sales and a stratospheric increase of the profile of… Continue reading ALT-J – AN AWESOME WAVE – REVIEW: BAND SURF AN AWESOME WAVE TO THE MERCURY PRIZE… BUT WHERE WILL IT TAKE THEM?