Adam Gibbons

Adam Gibbons

Adam Gibbons is a journalist, photographer, blogger, and poet, who primarily writes on music, travel, and mental health. Check out his blog, "Mad for Notepads".

Review: Xiu Xiu – Oh No

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The twelfth album from this highly prolific, American experimental band (currently consisting of the duo Jamie Stewart and Angela Seo), Oh No incorporates a common theme of connection while challenging both the taste and patience of any person who sits…

Feature: NÍV – “Home”


The latest single from Kildare-based singer-songwriter NÍV (Niamh Murray), “Home” is a comforting track which serves as a reminder of the general ease which we often feel when we are at home.   An indie folk track, “Home” is dominated…

Review: Justin Bieber – Justice

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Following the release of the forgettable Changes, widely regarded as Justin Bieber’s weakest album to date, Justice is another in a slew of albums completed during the pandemic period. However, the album (like its predecessor) has been mired in controversy.…

Feature: Jen Ella – “eyes for you”

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“eyes for you” is the latest single from Glasgow-based singer-songwriter Jen Ella, which acts as her first release of 2021, following her debut extended play Spoken Words in 2020. “eyes for you” single artwork.   A track which blends indie…

Feature: Harlow Lake – “Bell and Jewel”

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“Bell and Jewel” is the second teaser from Harlow Lake‘s upcoming second album, Valley of Teeth, scheduled to be released next Friday, March 12. Taking influence from the worlds of both art rock and progressive rock, “Bell and Jewel” wears…