Album Reviews

Albums by British Sea Power, Savages, Ghostpoet, Still Corners, The Child Of Lov and Alison Moyet.

27th April, 2013
British Sea Power: Machineries Of Joy (Rough Trade).

British Sea Power: Machineries Of Joy (Rough Trade)

Critics' pets of long standing, British Sea Power are the kind of outfit who'd have cleaned up if they'd been around in the early 1990s, when the English music press still had the power to make or break a band. Their strain of introspective guitar-rock uses the loud/quiet trick to sometimes mesmerising effect, though at other times there's an indefinable bloodlessness about what they do. Here, the...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month, €19.99 Monthly thereafter

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago