While James Mercer and the rest of The Shins are teasing the shindigs out of their fans with only the most fleeting of references to their next album, I Gleek On Your Grave, the good news is that with the recent arrival of new single, Dead Alive, we have something to go on in the […]
EP and Single Reviews
EP and single reviews for some of the best new music releases. With the singles chart a pale shade of what it used to be, we’re here to look at some of the real contenders for EP and single high fives with our in-depth reviews. Read more/less
The term “single” refers to a type of music release, typically a song recording of just a few tracks at most, but it is often used to discuss the main song on a single recording. Single reviews in themselves have been around pretty much since the first singles began to appear in the late 19th century, but they didn’t become quite as prevalent as they are in modern days until the 1950s and 60s.
Today, single reviews are just as relevant as ever and with the addition of online media sources they’re easier to access than ever before. While some of the great publications of the past, like Melody Maker, are unfortunately no more, there’s a whole host of online single review sites that have worked hard to ensure that the legacy isn’t completely lost.