All posts tagged album

It Was The Artist, Not The Album: Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize

The Pulitzer prize is arguably one of the greatest honours a writer can possibly receive. During this year’s ceremony on Monday, something unbelievable happened – the music category award, usually […]

Marie Naffah @ The Omeara

After joining the likes of Sam Smith, Ella Eyre and George Ezra as MTV’s Unsigned Artist in 2014, Marie Naffah has been busy: from selling out the Lexington to releasing […]

REVIEW: Hookworms @ Electric Brixton

Energetic, succinct, and engaging – Hookworms’ live performance proves to keep 2018’s Microshift on dry land The past few years for Leeds-based five-piece Hookworms have been plagued by catastrophe. This […]

Ibeyi light up Electric Brixton 28th Feb

When Ibeyi released Ash in September 2017, they were confirming what they had already proved in their self-titled debut album from 2015: that their talent and storytelling is limitless. With […]

Coming Home for the Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend have been heralded as the epitome of preppy, well-read, indie. It’s been 10 years since the release of their debut, self-titled, album Vampire Weekend. They last performed over […]

REVIEW: Aleem @ O2 Academy Islington, 28/02/18

**** It is never easy for an up-and-coming artist to headline a show, showcasing tracks from their upcoming album, and keep the attention of the crowd throughout. That was the […]

Album Review: Rejjie Snow’s Dear Annie

“Rejjie Snow is on Familiar Ground, but with an Experimental Twist.” ★★★ If you’re a fan of Rejjie Snow, and therefore love his mellow beats and smooth lyrical flows; well, […]

HAIM Forever

With the exciting news that Haim are going on a headline tour around the UK later this year, I thought it was now an appropriate time to blurt out (or […]

In Conversation with: Von Marlon

After a stint in Germany, the Peckham-based Von Marlon embarks on his first self-produced EP, Closure, an intimate record saturated with gritty underground of Berlin techno. CUB caught up with […]