ALBUM REVIEW: Humanist – Humanist. Art rarely creates this level of excitement in its conception and execution: an instant classic.

If ever a collection of songs turned up at an apt time then it’s Humanist, the debut self-titled alter-ego outing from former Exit Calm guitarist Rob Marshall. In a year that is strange, indeed unique, among its predecessors; when the UK sought to become an island nation once more only to find a virus creeping Continue Reading

FINAL SCORE: Best Albums of the Year 2019. Countdown: 30 to 21

30.  Pet Deaths – to the top of the hill and roll… to the top of the hill and roll… is no brutal assault. Each track slowly unfurls, often from tentative beginnings, perhaps with softly picked acoustic guitar or a gentle piano motif. Gradually, the duo introduce unassuming drones and vocal harmonies which usher Liam Continue Reading