My American HeartWhere do I start?

Although collectively this band from San Diego plays ok on the track, lyrically it’s shallow with minimal direction and purpose to the song. As musicians there is promise, however currently they are a standard American guitar driven garage band.

The question they need to answer is how they develop into something more distinguishable from the hundreds of other bands producing a similar sound, whether they have the ability to do so remains for them to prove. The band has a history of turbulence in its line up; they need to address this to develop a definitive and recognisable sound.

Duffy - RockferryThere has been something of a buzz regarding this new soul singer heralding from the valleys of Wales.

Duffy has been tipped to be the hottest new act to emerge in 2008 and judging by the latest singles and album charts, it just might be true.

Debut album ‘Rockferry’ sits proud at the top of the album chart and single ‘Mercy’ has been in the same position for the last four weeks.

The Duffy sound is basically retro soul and a comparison can easily be made to Dusty Springfield and current contemporary Amy Whinehouse. Read more

Wall of Sound Tonight, record label Wall of Sound showcased established act Infadels with support from fresh new band A.Human.

I arrived at the gig just as A.Human were midway through their first track of the night. It took the London six piece no time at all to mesmerise the packed crowd in this small but intimate venue. Read more