RE: Mr Jukes Sept 2017 - announcement & on sale

Album Review: God First // Mr Jukes

If there's one good thing to have emerged from the temporary loss of Bombay Bicycle Club, it is most definitely lead singer Jack Steadman's solo project Mr Jukes. In his own words, Steadman has procla…

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Album Review: Beast Epic // Iron and Wine

If there's a perfect album to enjoy whilst basking in the summer sun surrounded by green fields and endless countryside, Beast Epic, the latest musical concoction from Sam Beam, aka Iron and Wine, is …

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Album Review: Everything Now // Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire's repertoire by now constitutes a plethora of strings adorning their multi-talented bow. From their baroque-influenced, smash hit debut Funeral, fuelled by the pain of losing a family memb…

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Album Review: Kinder Versions // Mammút

Despite having previously released three studio albums over the past ten years (Mammút in 2006, Karkari in 2008, and Komdu til mín svarta systir in 2013), five-piece Icelandic rock band Mammút will ne…

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Album Review: Melodrama // Lorde

It'd be fair to say that here at RIOT we've been excitedly awaiting the arrival of Lorde's new record since it's announcement way back in March... and we've not been left disappointed. Since the relea…