Jen Knutsson

Jen Knutsson has written 13 articles for Nouse

The Walkmen, Bows and Arrows

It’s always disappointing when you invest £10 of your hard-earned cash/student loan into buying an album on the basis of…

Mull Historical Society, This Is Hope

Having been largely unconvinced by the first two records from Mull Historical Society, I was prepared to be bored rigid…

The Divine Comedy, Absent Friends

You expect there was a lot of pressure on The Divine Comedy when making this album. After all, not only…

The Winehouse Rules

Wearing the required aural safety equipment, Jen Knutsson serves up a flurry of questions for the tough new girl on Norah Jones’ block, Amy Winehouse

Leeds Festival

Nouse special agent Jen Knutsson goes undercover…

The Thrills, So Much For The City

You can just imagine a bunch of A&R men sitting around planning the release of The Thrills’ debut album. "Definitely…

Junior Senior, Leeds Cockpit

One song and already this band have a lot to live up to. But if releasing the catchiest single you…

David Gray, Be Mine

Depressive Irish ballad monger vomits out another hit for the headphones of the nation’s housewives. Give him his due, David…

Staind, Price To Play

Pisspoor nu-metal from Fred Durst’s label buddies. We’ve seen it all before and it impresses no-one; Staind may as well…

Breed 77, La Ultime Hora

Band from Gibraltar mix weirdness with rubbish. Admirably adventurous, mixing Gibraltan music (whatever that is) with industrial metal. The track…

British Sea Power, Fear Of Drowning

Flaming Lips-inspired rock. The track starts well with a good guitar lick, but the vocals are off-putting Jen: That’s a…

Goldfrapp, Inside Of Love

Strange warbling lady produces interesting track. Jen: It’s a really good single because it doesn’t sound like all the other…