monochrome set Archive

Album Review: The Monochrome Set – Radio Sessions

There was time when BBC Radio was the only game in town. From citizens of Great Britain, commercial radio didn’t exist. Notwithstanding the eventual dawn of pirate radio, Auntie Beeb […]

Album Review: The Monochrome Set – Allhallowtide

The Monochrome Set left behind their punk trappings years ago; these days Bid employs a vast sonic palette to craft fetching, sophisticated music that draws from English Music hall as […]

Musoscribe’s Best of 2018

Even having shifted my focus these last few years toward interviews and feature writing, I still manage to listen to and review quite a few albums. In one form or […]

Hundred-word Reviews: New Releases

There’s quite a massive stack of new (or at least new-when-I got-’em) releases here at Musoscribe World HQ. Time to review them. 6-String Drag – Top of the World (Schoolkids […]

Hundred-word Reviews for Nov./Dec. 2016, Part 8 of 10

Manu Katché – Unstatic Style: jazz This is an album of tasty mostly-instrumental jazz that sometimes – but not always – leans in an Afro-Cuban direction. Luca Aquino’s trumpet is […]

Hundred Word Reviews for May 2015, Part 4

My unrelenting trip through my CD backlog continues today with five more capsule reviews. These five are rock and/or soul and/or pop. The Monochrome Set – Spaces Everywhere Heroes of […]

Album Review: The Monochrome Set — Volume, Contrast, Brilliance

Note: be sure to read all the way through; there’s a new Monochrome Set DVD reviewed as well. The Monochrome Set were one of those bands who never broke stateside. […]