The Invisible

Thursday, 12 March 2009, 22:18 | Category : Reviews
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I’ve been drip-fed remixes of tracks by The Invisible for months, but now the time has come for the real thing. I’m talking about the band’s debut, self-titled album. On the strength of the preview tracks, I knew to expect something dense and multi-layered which shows off more musical influences than you can find labels [...]

Jack Penate in good song shocker

Thursday, 12 March 2009, 0:21 | Category : Good new stuff
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The title’s a bit unfair. Jack’s debut album contained a couple of killer pop songs. Shame the rest of it was bland filler. But now things have changed. Goodbye to the tunes that sat uncomfortably between big-hearted indie pop and sub-Libertines guff. Hello to shuffling breakbeats, pulsing bassline, simple chorus and weird lyrics about ringing [...]