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The Kills - Ash & Ice Album Review

"Ash & Ice" is the fifth studio album by The Kills, a duo who got its start as a feral, garage punk rock act, riffing alongside a drum machine. This album, the band's first in five years, almost didn't happen...


Rihanna - Sledgehammer Video

Rihanna's new single Sledgehammer is the lead track on the soundtrack for the new Star Trek movie: Star Trek Beyond. The singer was introduced to Star Trek when she was a young girl and has been a fan ever since...

Posted 30 June 2016

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Kamasi Washington - Manchester Academy- 28.06.2016 Live Review

Jazz isn't a genre of music that's had a ton of relevance in the musical landscape over the last decade or two. There's been notable acts and the genre's influence has been felt in other genres, in certain aspects of...

By Max Cussons on 30 June 2016

Manchester Academy

Metronomy - Summer 08 Album Review

Started by then Devon-inhabitant Joseph Mount, Metronomy are a quartet who have previously released four albums with ever-increasing chart success.  Their last long-player in 2014 underlined their upward trajectory by cracking the UK top ten and its campaign included a...

By Alex Lai on 30 June 2016

Metronomy

Anohni - Hopelessness Album Review

Anohni's (of Antony and the Johnson's fame) debut album as a solo artist, 'Hopelessness', is one of the most beautifully arresting albums of the year so far. It's unashamedly political, self-reflective, deliciously ironic and at points pessimistic to the point...

By Eoin Hanlon on 30 June 2016

The Kills - Ash & Ice Album Review

"Ash & Ice" is the fifth studio album by The Kills, a duo who got its start as a feral, garage punk rock act, riffing alongside a drum machine. This album, the band's first in five years, almost didn't happen...

By Iris North on 30 June 2016

The Kills

Allen Stone - Somebody That I Used To Know [Gotye Cover] Video

Earlier this year ATO Records released a deluxe version of Allen Stone's fantastic second studio album 'Radius'. The new version contains seven bonus tracks including an alternate version of his single Freedom.Allen recently paid a visit to Bear Creek studio...

Posted 30 June 2016

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Kaiser Chiefs - Parachute Video

Kaiser Chiefs having taken a slightly different approach with their new single Parachute. The track has been produced by Brian Higgins and is the first single from their forthcoming sixth studio album 'Stay Together' available for pre-order now.

Posted 28 June 2016

Kaiser Chiefs

Bastille - Good Grief Video

Bastille's return is off to a great start, their new single 'Good Grief' is the most most added track across alternative and triple A Radio. The song is the first from Bastille's second studio album 'Wild World'.

Posted 28 June 2016

Bastille

Swans - The Glowing Man Album Review

Where to begin when talking about Swans? This is the band with arguably the richest history in experimental music. For starters there's their significance to ugly no-wave and noise rock in the eighties, with their first run of albums, then...

By Max Cussons on 27 June 2016

Swans

Beyonce - Sorry Video

Beyonce directed the video for her new single 'Sorry' with Kahlil Joseph, it starts with a minute long intro is accompanied by a music box rendition of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake and soon reveals tennis superstar Serena Williams strutting her stuff...

Posted 24 June 2016

Beyonce Knowles

Primavera Sound Festival - Live Review

Thursday: As you walk the steady incline up to the festival site, chatter sparks from all directions from your fellow festival-goers as you reach the first gate to pass through. Swallowed by the atmosphere, you briefly snap out of your daze...

By Eoin Hanlon on 22 June 2016

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Band of Horses - Why Are You OK Album Review

Five albums in a decade is a pretty good batting average, but I'm always a little cautious when an album is described as a "return to form". It's with that attitude that I approached Band of Horses' new record Why...

By Jim Pusey on 21 June 2016

Band Of Horses

The Invisible - Patience Album Review

Like many other musical byways, dance music tends to have a pervasive, almost fetishistic, obsession with its own past. Nailing down the reasons why is as difficult - and futile - as with most attempts to dredge popular culture, but...

By Andy Peterson on 20 June 2016

The Invisible

Jameszoo - Fool Album Review

Dutch producer Mitchel Van Dinther, aka Jameszoo, has spent the last couple of years honing his craft in creating wonky, loose, electronic music, through various EPs, but now he finally has a full length debut in the shape of 'Fool'....

By Max Cussons on 20 June 2016

Róisín Murphy - Take Her Up To Monto Album Review

It's safe to say that Róisín Murphy's given the odd record company exec a sleepless night or two. The woman who got her start in the music industry as the public half of Moloko after propositioning future co-producer Mark Brydon...

By Andy Peterson on 20 June 2016

Roisin Murphy

Hozier - Better Love Video

Hozier has written and recorded Better Love as part of the official soundtrack for The Legend of Tarzan movie set for release over the summer. As well as Hozier's single, the soundtrack also features a number of original compositions by...

Posted 20 June 2016

Hozier

Calvin Harris - This Is What You Came For ft Rihanna Video

Calvin Harris has teamed up with Rihanna once again on his latest single 'This Is What You Came For'. The track is being released as a single and is thought to be featured on Harris' next album. The video for...

Posted 20 June 2016

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Rizzle Kicks - Always Late Video

Jordan Stephens and Harley Alexander-Sule AKA Rizzle Kicks return with a track that's sure to be heard constantly over the summer period. Always Late is the first single from the duo since their 2014 hit 'Tell Her'.

Posted 20 June 2016

Rizzle Kicks

Weaves - Tick Video

Weaves recently released their debut self-titled album through Memphis Industries. The band recorded the album over the course of a few years with Leon Taheny whilst Alex Newport (Death Cab for Cutie, At The Drive In) and John Greenham (Death...

Posted 20 June 2016

Billie Marten - La Lune Video

La Lune is the new single from upcoming singer songwriter Billie Marten. Billie released her latest EP in November 2015 and is working on her debut album for RCA/Sony Music. The video for La Lune features a selection of home...

Posted 20 June 2016

Download Festival - 2016 Review

This year's Download festival turned out to be a very wet weekend with constant downpours and thunderstorms throughout the three days, but what would 'Drownload' festival be without a little bit of rain? Thick with mud and soggy from the...

By Sophie Brannon on 17 June 2016

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Less Win - Trust Album Review

A truly international affair, Less Win are a trio comprising a Spaniard, Australian and a Pole, billed as from Copenhagen, Denmark.  Signed to The Big Oil Recording Company, this album was recorded in analogue at the Black Tornado studio in...

By Alex Lai on 17 June 2016

Field Day - 2016 Live Review

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By Harry Moore on 16 June 2016

Field Day

Pantha Du Prince - The Triad Album Review

Pantha Du Prince, aka German producer Hendrik Weber has established himself as a pro in minimal techno over the last decade or so. Across his three albums 'Diamond Daze', 'The Bliss' and 2010's 'Black Noise', Weber has delivered beats heavy,...

By Max Cussons on 16 June 2016

Pantha Du Prince

Wild Life Festival 2016 - Live Review

After winning the Best New Festival Award in 2015, Wild Life was back at Brighton City Airport to now showcase and cement its date in the festival calendar as a major player. To do this, it would need to go...

By Adam Holden on 16 June 2016

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Augustines - When Things Fall Apart Video

In the video for their new single 'When Things Fall Apart', Augustines take us on a journey down to the race track to see Stock Car champion Will Morphy in action. Not only is he the 1300cc champion, the young...

Posted 14 June 2016

Augustines

The Hotelier - Goodness Album Review

Album number three finds Massachusetts Punk trio The Hotelier exploring a broader, more commercial, and grown up sound that takes them far beyond the emo-revival categorisation they had previously been pigeonholed with. Goodness is an ambitious and surprisingly subtle set...

By Jim Pusey on 14 June 2016

Phoria - Volition Album Review

Phoria are a UK, multi-instrumental, electronic heavy outfit who in recent years have established themselves as a key band when it comes to creating delicate, calming, meditative music through their impressive EPs and singles. Here they finally have a full...

By Max Cussons on 10 June 2016

The Mirror Trap - Simulations Album Review

Recorded at Karma Sound Studios in Thailand, 'Simulations' is the latest full length release from Dundee outfit The Mirror Trap.  With festival appearances spanning Derby to Tokyo scheduled, the band will then join regular touring partners Placebo for shows across...

By Alex Lai on 10 June 2016

Letlive - If I'm The Devil... Album Review

Letlive. are a band with something rare to defend in 2016, a perfect two-for-two with regards recorded output, and a flawless reputation in the live arena.Building their reputation on politically-charged songs served alongside an incendiary, razor-sharp live show led by...

By David Straw on 10 June 2016

Letlive

Yonaka - Brudenell Social Club 10 June 2016 Live Review

Yonaka are a new band hailing from Brighton, who refer to themselves as 'dark pop'. Their sound, as displayed on their 'Ignorance' single, consists of fuzzy riffs, firm rhythm as well as Theresa Jarvis's vocals that are soulful and confident...

By Max Cussons on 10 June 2016

The Temper Trap - Fall Together Video

The Temper Trap are set to release their third studio album 'Thick as Thieves' on 10 June 2016 through Infectious Music / Liberation Music / Glassnote Records. To precede the release, the band - fronted by Dougy Mandagi - have...

Posted 08 June 2016

The Temper Trap

The Staves - Sleeping In A Car EP Review

It's a pleasant surprise to hear new material from The Staves just fourteen months after their second full-length effort If I Was. That astonishing album informs the new three song EP Sleeping In A Car, but these songs certainly don't...

By Jim Pusey on 08 June 2016

The Staves

Classixx - Faraway Reach Album Review

LA production duo Michael David and Tyler Blake's début album as Classixx, 2013's Hanging Gardens, nestled comfortably between the tramlines of Vapour/Chill wave (Delete to taste): long on Miami Vice era 80's retro to just the right side of pastiche,...

By Andy Peterson on 08 June 2016

Classixx

Twinnie - Interview

After the success of her debut single 'Cool', Twinnie is back with another country-pop anthem 'Home'. Since leaving Hollyoaks, Twinnie has gone from strength to strength and has big plans for her music. 'Home' is a heart wrenching defiant track...

Posted 08 June 2016

Twinnie

Methyl Ethel - Twilight Driving Video

Twilight Driving is the lead single from Methyl Ethel's debut album 'Oh Inhuman Spectacle' which is available to buy now through 4AD Records. Methyl Ethel is predominantly the work of Jake Webb who wrote, played and recorded all the material...

Posted 07 June 2016

Beck - Wow Lyric Video

In the year that Odelay turns 20 (originally released on 18 June 1996), it looks as though Beck will also release a new album. Little is know about it at the moment but the musician offered us a little taster...

Posted 07 June 2016

Beck

The Avalanches - Frankie Sinatra Video

It's hard to believe that it's been 16 years since The Avalanches released their breakthrough hit 'Frontier Psychiatrist'. It's been a long wait to hear new material from the Australian group but now they release the new single Frankie Sinatra...

Posted 07 June 2016

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Tom Odell - Wrong Crowd Album Review

To win a Brit Award before releasing your debut album brings a certain level of expectation, but Tom Odell managed it with aplomb.  Not only did he top the chart with his first long-player, it also went on to reach...

By Alex Lai on 07 June 2016

Tom Odell

The Felice Brothers - Plunder Video

Life In The Dark is the new album from The Felice Brothers which will be available through Yep Roc Records on June 24 2016. Plunder is and the first single from the album, Aerosol Ball, are both available to download...

Posted 06 June 2016

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