EP Review: The Faim – Summer Is A Curse

“…a My Chemical Romance style arena anthem combined with Fall Out Boy falsetto vocals and liberal swearing. It’s like the stylistic history of emo in 3 minutes…”

Album review: Mavis Staples – If All I Was Was Black

Little Bit sets the tone decisively with an unflinching bass line to ramp up the tension. The accusatory tone is warranted. The song’s topic is systemic racism, specifically police shootings: “poor kid they caught him without his license/that ain’t why they shot him/they say he was fighting/So?” No-one is fooled by the official narrative, but nor…