Yeti Lane – The Echo Show: Album review

Originally published: The Line Of Best Fit, March 6, 2012 Psychedelic rock. Two words which strike fear in the heart of anyone with a punk mentality. Spinning synthesisers, mega organs, and five hour light shows which make orphaned polar bears cry should be kept indefinitely rendered in the BBC vaults– only allowed out for the … Continue reading

SoKo – I Thought I Was An Alien: Album Review

Originally Published: The Line Of Best Fit Februay, 24, 2012 There’s always a risk with movie stars breaking into music, as with any crossover; talent in one art from doesn’t dictate an excellence in all disciplines. Keanu Reeves’ embarrassing band Dogstar comes to mind (actually Reeves’ entire career does too – except Wyld Stallyns who … Continue reading

NZCA/Lines – NZCA/Line: Album Review

Originally published: The Line of Best Fit February 23, 2012 ….The album’s highlight is ‘Moonlit Car Chase’, a disturbing love soul-ballad which is Scritti Politti singing Sade watched by Orwelian cowbells, which occasionally breaks into a driving Duran Duran beat.  Its cleansed ’80s minimalism is sinisterly reminiscent of the film American Psycho, with its slick … Continue reading

Barry Adamson – I Will Set You Free: album review

Legends always need a companion to support their id. Whether it’s Don Quixote’s Sancho Panza or Sherlock’s Dr Watson, our heroes of folklore need a trusted squire to fulfil their destinies. So it is with pop music; its revered stars gaining critical acclaim and getting name-dropped with aplomb while vying for an ATP curatorship, but rarely … Continue reading

The Line Of Best Fit 2012 Writers Picks

Photo by Emiliano Marquez. Please don’t sue me- I will remove if it you want- this is all non commercial and not part of The Line Of Best Fit. I just wanted to share it cos it’s amazing. Originally published: The Line Of Best Fit, January 3, 2011 David Newbury The guitar died when Mclusky … Continue reading