The Best Songs of 2021

In a year full of brilliant music and not enough concerts, I somehow managed to listen to 1,814 different artists (according to my Spotify Wrapped). Here are some of my favourite songs which have came out since January 1st, complete with playlist at the end. I hope you find something you enjoy 🙂 Possibly the … Continue reading The Best Songs of 2021

Ryan’s Favourite Music of 2021! (so far…)

Hi everyone, it's coming to the end of March and the first quarter of the year is already almost done. So I thought, there's no better time to give you all some of my favourite albums, songs and EPs and what I've been listening to for the last three months! From pop to rock to … Continue reading Ryan’s Favourite Music of 2021! (so far…)

Album Review: Normandie – Dark & Beautiful Secrets (2021)

In their Twitter bio, Normandie call themselves "Sweden's best-kept secret". And, for me, that's extremely accurate - for once, it isn't just a PR line. After two incredible full-length albums which combine both the band's metalcore origins and their pop sensibility (2016's Inguz and 2018's White Flag), they began work on their third album soon … Continue reading Album Review: Normandie – Dark & Beautiful Secrets (2021)

Album Review: Normandie – White Flag (2018)

Originally posted on March 9, 2019 The first I had heard of this Swedish band, it was in the replies under a tweet announcing the entries for 2019’s Melodifestivalen, Sweden’s annual Eurovision selection process (the final is tonight if anyone is interested). One twitter user was unimpressed because Normandie were not among the 28-strong field. … Continue reading Album Review: Normandie – White Flag (2018)