The Black Keys ‘Turn Blue’ | Album Review

Turn Blue is mellower than its forebears, with winding melodies and a blunt edge of psychedelia rounding off their typical style of ramshackle rock and roll.

Empty Pools – ‘Exploded View’ | Single Review

Empty Pools: Exploded View Released: 20th June Back with their second self-released single, the much acclaimed Empty Pools return with a heavier, more skeletal offering than...

Protomartyr ‘The Agent Intellect’ | Album Review

While some acts climb up their own bums to make vapid dog eggs that only they call songs, this record is the "what you could have won" of third album offerings.

Lana Del Rey ‘Honeymoon’ | Album Review

Unbearably fragile from start to finish, ‘Honeymoon’ is loneliness incarnate but, more importantly: it’s quite divisive.

Sickwax – Wax Plastic Surgery | EP Review

By Huw Goodhead After their October 2010 release ‘Skint Prestige,’ Sickwax had a productive 2011. Getting support slots for artists like Dizraeli, Gentelmens Dub Club...

Something Anorak ‘Tiny Island’ | Album Review

Creeping in as one of the best releases of the year so far, one of Howling Owl’s more recent signings slide their understated debut album ‘Tiny Island’ under your nose as if to say “well?”.

OLO Worms ‘ICE ESC’ | Single Review

Tools down, everyone; OLO Worms are doing a thing. ‘ICE ESC’, the lead track from their upcoming EP, signals a new wave of leftfield offerings from the transmuting collective.

Foals ‘What Went Down’ | Album Review

As a band who’ve slowly sealed themselves as big-name headliners over the years, here is an album that simply must match the profile.

Releases of the Month – September

Each month we bring you a handy round-up of the most exciting new releases. This month sees long-awaited albums, EPs and singles from The National,...

Brody Dalle – ‘Diploid Love’ | Album Review

This record could be set to be one of the best punk albums of 2014.

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