Category Archives: Reviews

Single review: Brian Ray – Here For You

61ukpoonlul-_ss500Brian Ray’s first solo single in a long while is the rapturously uplifing yet surprisingly simple Here For You: a driven electric guitar rocker that barrels excitedly along with a fantastic vocal until it is crowned with a blustering, confident bridge. Continue reading

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Single review: Brian Ray – Cinnamon Girl / Mr Soul

61ukpoonlul-_ss500Bayonets co-founder and all round rock and roll connoisseur Brian Ray is back with a hot off the press single Here For You. Oddly enough the song that debuts is it’s B-side: a smouldering cover of Neil Young’s Cinnamon Girl. Continue reading

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Single review: Paul McCartney – In The Blink of An Eye

0t22The latest musical offering from Wings legend Sir Paul McCartney is the light and gently orchestrated In The Blink of An Eye, a single appearing on the soundtrack for the upcoming animated movie Ethel & Ernest.  Continue reading

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Live review: Neil Young / Paul McCartney – Desert Trip Festival – Indio, CA (8th October 2016)

picture2Day 2 of the Desert Trip festival featured a stunning set from the amazingly timeless Neil Young and a powerfully sprawling performance from the surprisingly spry Wings/Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney. Continue reading

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Live review: Bob Dylan / The Rolling Stones – Desert Trip festival – Indio, CA (7th October 2016)

night-1The first night of the highly anticipated Desert Trip music festival kicked off in spectacular fashion with sets from the inimitable Bob Dylan and the fired up Rolling Stones. Continue reading

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Single review: The Stone Roses – All For One

The-Stone-Roses-All-For-OneAs their first single for 21 years, The Stone Roses had a lot of hype to live up to with their brand new track All For One…and they both met AND fell short of those expectations. Continue reading

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Single review: Rusty Anderson Afternoon – Evidence

raaAfter a stretch of radio-silence from Rusty Anderson Afternoon, they are back with their brand new single: the rockingly catchy, guitar driven EvidenceContinue reading

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Single review: The Bayonets – Christmas Time Is Cruel

snowThe Bayonets are back with their first single since the release their debut album Crash Boom Bang! The all new Christmas Time Is Cruel is a yearning, mid-tempo rock song featuring both Brian Ray and Lucrecia Lopez Sanz on lead vocals. Continue reading

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Book review: “Star Wars – Lost Stars” – Claudia Gray

Book review: "Star wars - Lost Stars" - Claudia GrayPart of the all new Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens book series, Claudia Gray’s Lost Stars finds us following friends Thane Kyrell and Ciena Ree as they join the Imperial Academy together. At first fresh faced and excited, they are forced to struggle with their oaths to the Empire and their feelings towards each other as Thane becomes disillusioned and deserts to join the Rebellion. Continue reading

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Book review: “Star Wars – Moving Target” – Cecil Castellucci and Jason Fry

PBook review: "Star Wars - Moving Target" - Cecil Castellucci and Jason Fryart of the all new Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens book series, Moving Target by Cecil Castellucci and Jason Fry sees Princess Leia and her small team on a top secret mission spreading both vital information and misinformation in order to gather any and all Rebel forces together ahead of the epic Battle of Endor. Continue reading

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