Archive for the ‘Album Reviews’ Category

Album Review: Abbe May – Kiss My Apocalypse

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

20130515-1104-0-kiss-my-apocolypseReview by Chris Gardner “You can never have too much of a good thing” is only true for bacon and garlic. The sad truth of most of the good things in life; company, liquor and fine tunes for example, is […]

Album Review: The Love Junkies – Maybelene

Friday, June 21st, 2013

0001415077_10Review By Chris Gardner Good rock and roll has a lot in common with good journalism. It needs three things; clarity, brevity and impact. Lucky Space Ship News is in the journalism business, then, because The Love Junkies have the […]

Album Review: Riley Pearce – We Are Fools

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Website-CoverThere’s a sentiment in the world of musicians, and it’s always worded in similar to this; “you have to write a hundred songs and throw them away before you can write a song.”  Rob Nassif of Gyroscope outlined it brilliantly […]

Album Review: London Grammar – Metal & Dust

Monday, June 17th, 2013

London Grammar - Metal and DustReview by Chloe Reynolds Smouldering with sweet melancholic layers, British trio LONDON GRAMMAR will quite literally make you stop what you’re doing and inhale. It’s almost like you can breathe in these beautiful sounds, and on their debut EP Metal & […]

Album Review: Evolution Machine – Hopeful Monster

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

evolution machine - hopeful monsterReview by Chris Gardner If metal is not heavy, abrasive, technical or groovy, what could it be? Well, Perth’s EVOLUTION MACHINE have tried their darndest to answer that question, and in so doing have proven symphonic and power to be […]

Album Review: Wintercoats – Heartful

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Wintercoats - HeartfulReview by Jessica Tucker The third EP by WINTERCOATS (aka James Wallace) titled Heartful is pure instrumental eloquence. The layering of violin and haunting sounds leaves one with a feeling of complete harmony. However, this soothing EP fits a specific […]

Album Review: From The Dunes – Gravity

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

From The Dunes albumGravity is the debut EP from four piece Perth band FROM THE DUNES. Produced by Matt Gio (Voltaire Twins), Gravity is straight up and down Australian rock, filled with powerful 90s-inspired vocals and clear masculine guitar sounds. ‘On My Own’ encompasses […]

Album Review: Dead Owls – Small Talk

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Dead Owls - Small TalkReview by Naomi Faye Small Talk doesn’t sound like a debut EP. Dead Owls’ first release is sophisticated, fluid and full of contradictions: comfortable yet challenging, self-conscious but confident, fragile but strong. Jumping between these extremes, the Dead Owls never […]

Album Review: The Growl ‘What Would Christ Do?’

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

The Growl_WWCD_Cover_WebReview by Christine Savage From the onset, THE GROWL‘s new album’s opening track “Eleven” sets the pace for things to come, with a dirty jungle blues sound derived from the driving percussion and heavy droning bass. Add to that the sultry vocals and sleazy guitar and you […]

Album Review: Pissed Jeans ‘Honeys’

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

12689Review by Benjamin Arnold In a musical scene being dominated by dreamy eyed psych-pop revivalists, it’s a welcome change to hear a band more concerned with puncturing your ear drums, than mollycoddling them. ‘Honeys’ is Pennsylvanian punks PISSED JEANS fourth […]