Music Reviews

Sadako EP (Fairchild) | 3.5/5

Sadako EP (Fairchild) | 3.5/5

SINGAPORE - Aussie sextet Fairchild - Adam Lyons, vocals; Nathan Lyons, keyboards; Tim Voeten, guitar; Patrick Huerto, guitar and Tommy Davies, bass and James Alexander, drums -...

No Fixed Address (Nickelback) | 3/5

No Fixed Address (Nickelback) | 3/5

SINGAPORE - Vancouver-based hitmakers Nickelback have - in spite of their success - attained the unwanted status of being one of the most maligned rock bands out there for the...

Nothing Has Changed (David Bowie) | 5/5

Nothing Has Changed (David Bowie) | 5/5

SINGAPORE - Subtitled The Best of David Bowie, Nothing Has Changed is the latest Bowie retrospective collection of his works. Considering that Bowie made one of the biggest rock...

Tough Love (Jessie Ware) | 3/5

SINGAPORE - First there was Adele, then came Lorde. Could Jessie Ware be the next “big thing”? Judging from her sophomore album, it’s safe to say that she hasn’t given up on...

Royal Blood (Royal Blood) | 4/5

Royal Blood (Royal Blood) | 4/5

SINGAPORE - Royal Blood is a British hard rock band comprising bassist/singer Mike Kerr and drummer Ben Thatcher. The Brighton power duo’s self-titled debut drags heavy-riffing...

Love Toxic (Royal Pirates) | 2.5/5

Love Toxic (Royal Pirates) | 2.5/5

SINGAPORE - Formed in California, Royal Pirates consists of three members, Moon (vocal and guitar), James (bass guitar) and Soo-yoon (drums), and with their distorted power...

Ultimate Jeff Chang (Jeff Chang) | 3.5/5

Ultimate Jeff Chang (Jeff Chang) | 3.5/5

SINGAPORE - Old is gold, it seems. With his distinctive high-pitched voice that has charmed millions of fans in Asia, Jeff Chang, the Taiwanese-born “prince of ballads” is back...

The Endless River (Pink Floyd) | 2/5

The Endless River (Pink Floyd) | 2/5

SINGAPORE - It’s hard to be completely objective about this project, dubbed the final Pink Floyd album. It almost comes across as the ultimate middle finger to former member...

Sonic Highways (Foo Fighters) | 2.5/5

Sonic Highways (Foo Fighters) | 2.5/5

SINGAPORE - Twisting and turning in the wind, it does seem that rock bands and pop stars need to constantly find new angles in which to engage their non-paying recording patrons...

Pure Delight (Red Jacket Mine) | 4/5

Pure Delight (Red Jacket Mine) | 4/5

SINGAPORE - Substance over form - not an easy lesson to learn but if one invests time and effort into looking for quality content and ignoring the superficial fronts music genre...

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