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Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World Album Review

Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World Album Review

Ten years ago, Canadian rock duo Death From Above 1979 hit the scene with debut full length 'You're A Woman, I'm A Machine'; an album that fused scuzzy noise rock with danceable indie tendencies, while utilizing bass, drums, vocals and...

Ryan Adams - My Wrecking Ball Video

Ryan Adams - My Wrecking Ball Video

With the release of his self-titled fourteenth studio album in September, 2014, Ryan Adams has released a music video for his song 'My Wrecking Ball'. The song features as the fifth track on the new album.

Aphex Twin - Syro Album Review

Aphex Twin - Syro Album Review

If you're even remotely into electronic music, then you are more than likely to know who Aphex Twin is. After becoming a key pioneer in the genre during the 90s, Aphex Twin went quiet for over a decade following the...

Counting Crows - Somewhere Under Wonderland Album Review

Counting Crows - Somewhere Under Wonderland Album Review

Counting Crows' seventh studio album 'Somewhere Under Wonderland' is a welcome return for Adam Duritz's band. While it's certainly not a record that's taken six years to write ('Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings', the Crows' last full length batch of...

Only Real - Pass The Pain Video

Only Real - Pass The Pain Video

With the recent release of his single, 'Pass the Pain', Only Real has now music video for the track. Only Real is currently hard at work on his debut studio album, featuring this hit single, set for release early next...

Ty Segall - Manipulator Album Review

Ty Segall - Manipulator Album Review

Californian musician Ty Segall really is the ultimate Jack of all Trades. A singer/songwriter by trade, his multi-instrumental talents have seen him play guitar and drums as well as produce much of his recorded output. Adding the likelihood of..

Royal Blood - Royal Blood Album Review

Royal Blood - Royal Blood Album Review

Both a blessing and a curse, Royal Blood have been subject to almost hysterical levels of hype. It started when Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders wore their T-shirt during a 2013 Glastonbury headline slot while the Brighton two-piece still were...

Bush - The Only Way Out Audio

Bush - The Only Way Out Audio

In the run up to the release of their sixth studio album, 'Man on the Run', Bush have released the single 'The Only Way Out'. The lead single will feature on the album as track number three with the album set for release in October, 2014.

Busdriver - Perfect Hair Album Review

Busdriver - Perfect Hair Album Review

'Perfect Hair' is Los Angeles rapper/producer Busdriver's eighth solo album, released through the UK-based Big Dada label, and it's a pretty dope affair. Busdriver's energetic flow is on show throughout the album's 10 tracks, and the hard hitting, electronic, experimental...

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Big Country - Steeltown: 30th Anniversary Edition Album Review

Big Country - Steeltown: 30th Anniversary Edition Album Review

When it comes to suicide, no tragedy has an order of magnitude greater than any other: Stuart Adamson's body was found in a Hawaiian hotel room in late 2001 and a family lost a father, son and husband, whilst the...

Mary Lambert - Heart On My Sleeve [Lyric] Video

Mary Lambert - Heart On My Sleeve [Lyric] Video

With her debut album 'Heart On My Sleeve' in line for release on October 14th 2014 through Capitol Records, Mary Lambert presents the lyric video for their record's title track which joins singles 'Secrets' and 'When You Sleep'.

The Herbaliser - There Were Seven Remixes Album Review

The Herbaliser - There Were Seven Remixes Album Review

The Herbaliser, comprised of Ollie Teeba and Jake Wherry, have steadily been releasing jazzy, funk inspired hip hop music since 1995, and their output has been as consistent as it is good. This 21 track album is comprised of remixes...

Bob Seger - Detroit Made Video

Bob Seger - Detroit Made Video

'Detroit Made', the first track on the upcoming 17th studio album by Bob Seger, 'Ride Out', has just received a music video. The single was first released in mid-August, 2014, with the album set for released in mid-October, 2014. 

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Justin Townes Earle - Time Shows Fools Video

Justin Townes Earle - Time Shows Fools Video

With the release of his new album, 'Single Mothers', in early September, 2014, Justin Townes Earle has released a music video for the track 'Time Shows Fools'. The song is featured on the album as track number eight.

Allah Las - Worship The Sun Album Review

Allah Las - Worship The Sun Album Review

When Allah Las' self-titled debut dropped at the back end of 2012, the psych rock revival was still in its infancy. Indeed, it's probably fair to say that record would have emerged around that time regardless of any scene taking...

Delta Spirit - From Now On Video

Delta Spirit - From Now On Video

The music video for Delta Spirit's latest single, 'From Now On' has been released, following the September 2014 release of their fourth studio album. 'From Now On' was featured on the album as track number two.

Ringo Deathstarr - Live Review

Ringo Deathstarr - Live Review

The Sabotage Club in Lisboa has all the trappings of the typical toilet circuit venue, if you were to disregard a decade or two. Stepping inside you are immediately bearhugged by that old familiar stench of cigarettes and sweat, and...

Sir Sly - You Haunt Me Video

Sir Sly - You Haunt Me Video

'You Haunt Me', the title track for Sir Sly's debut studio album has just received a music video. The album is set for a mid-September 2014 release date, and contains the single as the fourth track, immediately following the track 'Gold' - the debut single that gained them success last year.

Zero 7 - Simple Science EP Review

Zero 7 - Simple Science EP Review

At Contact Towers, we're aware that there have been Kings of England, Kings of Comedy and even Kings of Convenience. But if ever there was a title bestowed for Kings of Chillout, it would certainly have gone to Henry Binns...