Friday, 22 September 2017

Reaction Music Corner: The National | Sleep Well Beast | Rated: 8

Sleep Well Beast creeps up on you. You press play and, out of the silence emerges “Nobody Else Will Be There”. ..

By Hudson Roe

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Reaction Music Corner: The War on Drugs' new record and Colter Wall Live

The War on Drugs, A Deeper Understanding.   Rated: 9.5  At the centre of The War on Drugs’ sixth album is an eleven minute..

By Hudson Roe

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Reaction Music Corner: Grizzly Bear and more reviewed

Grizzly Bear | Painted Ruins (RCA) | Rated 9 Grizzly Bear – Chris Bear, Ed Droste, Daniel Rossen and Chris Taylor –..

By Hudson Roe

Friday, 11 August 2017

Reaction Music Corner: Arcade Fire and more reviewed

This week we’ve reviewed Arcade Fire’s fourth album, along with Lana Del Ray and WAXAHATCHEE Arcade Fire | Everything Now (Columbia)..

By Hudson Roe

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Reaction Music Corner: Murder of the Universe

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard | Murder of the Universe (Heavenly Recordings) | Rated: 7.5 Australian psychadelic rockers King..

By Hudson Roe

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Reaction music corner: Crack up

Fleet Foxes | Crack Up (Nonesuch) | Rated: 8 Album opener “”I Am All That I Need / Arroyo Seco..

By Hudson Roe

Saturday, 8 April 2017

Reaction music corner: Pure Comedy is songwriting of the highest order

Father John Misty | Pure Comedy (Sub Pop) | Rated: 9.5 On paper, an album which features a thirteen-minute ten-verse..

By Hudson Roe

Saturday, 1 April 2017

Reaction music corner: Overthinking and Forgetting

Goldfrapp | Silver Eye (Mute) | Rated: 8 It feels like British synthpop duo Goldfrapp have been around for ages...

By Hudson Roe

Friday, 24 March 2017

Reaction music corner: a grief diary, set to music

Kelly Lee Owens | Kelly Lee Owens (Smalltown Supersound) | Rated: 8.5 Having worked with Jenny Hval, Kelly Lee Owens’..

By Hudson Roe