Johnny Cash ‘At Folsom Prison’ album review – how the record has stood the test of time, and why its legacy will never be diminished.

By Mollie Campbell   Whilst the back-catalogue of Johnny Cash is full of endless iconic songs and albums, the first thing that comes to my mind when thinking of the Man in Black is the album ‘At Folsom Prison’. Its zestful energy, the courage behind the creation, its indescribable infectious spirit…all results in a 45Continue reading “Johnny Cash ‘At Folsom Prison’ album review – how the record has stood the test of time, and why its legacy will never be diminished.”

Bob Dylan’s timeless ‘Tangled up in Blue’.

Bob Dylan’s timeless ‘Tangled up in Blue’. By Mollie Campbell Since getting a full time job, I have found it very difficult to find the time to even write blog posts, let alone post them. Now that I have found a good routine in terms of time management, I am hoping to start posting moreContinue reading “Bob Dylan’s timeless ‘Tangled up in Blue’.”

Vampire Weekend ‘Father of the Bride’ – album review.

Album: Father of the Bride Band: Vampire Weekend Members: Ezra Koenig, Chris Tomson, Chris Baio Genre: indie-rock Rating: 8/10 Song Highlights: Harmony Hall, This Life, Bambina, Sympathy A new album after 6 years was always going to be a hard thing to achieve, making sure it was exactly what the band envisioned musically and artistically,Continue reading “Vampire Weekend ‘Father of the Bride’ – album review.”

Wallows ‘Nothing Happens’ – album review/analysis.

By Mollie Campbell. Band: Wallows Members: Braeden Lemasters (Vocals, lead guitar, bass guitar), Dylan Minnette (Vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards), Cole Preston (Drums, backing vocals). Genre: Indie, Indie-Rock, Alternative. Rating: 8/10   The album opener ‘Only Friend’ is just the kind of opening track you would expect from this indie/alternative trio, a catchy, fuzzy riff accompaniedContinue reading “Wallows ‘Nothing Happens’ – album review/analysis.”

Netflix’s ‘After Life’ – Season 1 Review

By Mollie Campbell Genre: Dark-Comedy, Drama Cast: Ricky Gervais, David Bradley, Penelope Wilton, Ashley Jensen, Tom Basden Rating: 9/10 As someone who has experienced the turmoil that is grief first-hand, on multiple occasions, I am naturally very defensive when it comes to representations of grief in Movies and TV shows, the writers always seem toContinue reading “Netflix’s ‘After Life’ – Season 1 Review”

Captain Marvel – Movie Review

By Mollie Campbell Genre: Superhero, fantasy, action, drama Cast: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Lashana Lynch, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law Rating: 8/10   I must admit, in recent years I have grown a little tired of the relentless domination of superhero movies that have been overriding our movie theatres. MCU movies really took off againContinue reading “Captain Marvel – Movie Review”

Daisy Jones & The Six – Book Review.

By Mollie Campbell Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre: Music, Drama Originality: 4/10 Overall rating: 8/10   Before I even begin my review, I should probably give you a little bit history about myself. My favourite band is Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks are two of my biggest influences, both as a duo, withinContinue reading “Daisy Jones & The Six – Book Review.”

David Bowie: ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide – Analysis.

By Mollie Campbell David Bowie’s ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars’ album is a journey between the five years before earth is supposed to die, the album ends with the song ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide’ which is significant because he almost foreshadowed the end to his own character’s lifeContinue reading “David Bowie: ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide – Analysis.”

How American Idol and the X-Factor have destroyed the music industry.

By Mollie Campbell.   Now I’ll start off by apologising in advance for the rant I am about to give, this is something I feel very passionately about. And this article is totally just my opinion, everybody’s is different but as a young song-writer/musician, I thought I would put my views together in one place!Continue reading “How American Idol and the X-Factor have destroyed the music industry.”

Tears for Fears – Gig Review.

By Mollie Campbell. Band: Tears for Fears Opening Act: Alison Moyet Location: Bournemouth Rating 9/10 A nostalgia storm swept through Bournemouth last night as 80’s band ‘Tears for Fears’ took to the stage at the BIC, treating the audience to their iconic back catalogue of hits plus some fan favourites. The band, comprised of RolandContinue reading “Tears for Fears – Gig Review.”