Posts tagged "spiritualized"

Album artwork of 'Ladies and Gentleman We Are Floating in Space' by Spiritualized

Ladies and Gentleman We Are Floating in Space Spiritualized

A magnificent journey, with tortured themes, fragile vocals, irresistibly groovy basslines, beautifully spacious production, and such a curious closer.

Photograph of Richard Ashcroft performing onstage

Richard Ashcroft is wasting his northern soul

There’s very little on These People to inspire much interest. Even die-hard fans will struggle to hear Richard Ashcroft at his best.

By André Dack

Album artwork of 'As You Were' by Liam Gallagher

Looks like Oaysis have competition André and Fred listen to Liam Gallagher

"Looks like Oaysis have competition." André and Fred's first impressions of 'As You Were', the debut solo album by professional manc Liam Gallagher.

By André Dack & Frederick O'Brien

Album artwork of 'And Nothing Hurt' by Spiritualized

And Nothing Hurt Spiritualized

This is the first Spiritualized album in six years, so it's bizarre to hear something that sounds like the product of artistic saturation.

Album artwork of 'Ágætis byrjun' by Sigur Rós

Ágætis byrjun Sigur Rós

Layers upon layers of sensuous strings, steady soundscapes, and ghostly vocals combine to create an record that is impressive, yet fatiguing.

Album artwork of 'The Sophtware Slump' by Grandaddy

The Sophtware Slump Grandaddy

Despite extended musical passages and eccentric lyrics, The Sophtware Slump is remarkably accessible. It's pop music for art students.

Album artwork of 'The Great Dismal' by Nothing

The Great Dismal Nothing

Unabashedly grim, but reassuringly gentle. The album's striking cover art of a menacing but fragile old man is a good indicator of what to expect.