Saturday, 25 July 2015


Check it out... if you seek a commendable advancement in the career of Kanye West that retains the soulful instrumentation from his debut album, and combines it adequately with modern pop, disco and rock

Skip it... if you seek a retread of either The College Dropout or Late Registration, Graduation a definitive step forward from the artist

Thursday, 23 July 2015


Check it out... if you're a fan of the bombastic, basic chord progressions oft-times associated with the sound of RC composers  

Skip it... if numerous references to compositions by Balfe's own Remote Control collaborators prove too monotonous and derivative for your taste

Thursday, 16 July 2015

INSIDE OUT Score Review

Check it out... if you wish to hear Michael Giacchino paint a variety of musical ideas across a broad canvas while staying rooted in his style developed in previous Pixar films.

Skip it... if you insist on a homogeneous listening experience on album or expect a film about emotions to have a score saturated with shameless romanticism, Giacchino instead opting for a more restrained, yet still effective, approach to the moments of emotional potency.

Sunday, 5 July 2015


Check it out... if you were somewhat disappointed in The College Dropout, and seek a Kanye West album that delivers the bombast, wild and frenetic creativity that the man promised with his debut release

Skip it... if you are unwilling to lose yourself in a hip-hop album that seeks to, at every given opportunity, exceed the inevitable trappings of its own inherent genre