Posts by johntdavidson

EP Review: Xqui – Dragon and Nocturne EP

Prolific artists are a welcome thing in this day and age. Barely giving the public time to draw breath, Xqui

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EP Review: Xqui – ‘Britannia & Kindness

When Brian Eno coined the term ‘ambient’, he referred to it as ‘music that is in the background and the

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Album Review: Sting & Shaggy – 44/876

Without encountering a single note, you have formed an opinion of this record. This is completely understandable, but even if

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Album Review: Jack White – Boarding House Reach

Jack White isn’t an artist of whom there are no expectations. Pressing play on a solo work by such a

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Album Review: Young Fathers – Cocoa Sugar

It’s extremely difficult in the modern age for artists to safely progress. A step too far and they can lose

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E.P Review: Filthy Militia – Innocent Until Proven Filthy

Formed in ‘the clusterfuck of 2016’ according to their Facebook page, Filthy Militia are a 5-piece outfit inspired by the

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Album Review: Prophets of Rage – Prophets of Rage

Here’s the skinny with this. You want to love this album. It seems like a foregone conclusion that because it’s,

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EP Review: Horns – Heavy To The Journey

I get a lot of opportunities when writing for Fortitude to hear things I’ve never heard before. Often, that’s a

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Single Review: Avante Black – Make A Mess

Over the last ten years, my faith in music has been alternately eroded, bouyed, crippled, and rebuilt, as I watched

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Single Review: Bad Sign – Square 1

Basick Records is home to a number of progressively-minded heavy bands, and is a home-grown, UK label. It’s been home

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