Monthly Archives: December 2014

Hidden Camouflage – Dave’s Review

Moody and understated, Warpaint’s second album, 2014’s Warpaint, continues in many ways in a similar style to their first, 2010’s The Fool. The deep, slow, gloomy bass lines and light vocals remain the signature of the band’s sound. The opening drum-based track, … Continue reading

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Either Peace or War

Due to my complete failure to get my act together this fortnight, Dave and I will very briefly be listening to Warpaint by Warpaint until the end of the week. This is the second album from the California-based quartet, whose line-up … Continue reading

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Oh Madonna – Fran’s Review

After the opening singles, Like a Prayer and Express Yourself, Madonna’s 1989 album Like a Prayer doesn’t really know what to do next. The vaguely perky Till Death Do Us Part is stuck in the super-boring sandwich of Love Song and Promise to Try, and the … Continue reading

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Like A Prayer – Dave’s Review

As pop albums often do, Madonna’s 1989 album Like A Prayer begins with its big hit single of the same name. Dark, ghostly verses switch between choruses of bassy funk before the song dissipates into a gospel choir singalong. The other hit single from … Continue reading

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