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The View // Bread and Circuses

Monday, May 13th 2013

The View - Bread and Circuses.

The Vaccines // What Did You Expect From The Vaccines

Monday, May 13th 2013

The Vaccines - What Did You Expect From The Vaccines.

Josh T Pearson // Last of the Country Gentlemen

Monday, May 13th 2013

Josh T Pearson - Last of the Country Gentlemen.

D.R.U.G.S. // D.R.U.G.S.

Monday, May 13th 2013

D.R.U.G.S - D.R.U.G.S.

Stateless // Matilda

Monday, May 13th 2013

Stateless - Matilda.

The Megaphonic Thrift // Decay Decoy

Monday, May 13th 2013

The Megaphonic Thrift - Decoy Decoy.

Rebekka Karijord // The Noble Art Of Letting Go

Monday, May 13th 2013

Rebekka Karijord - The Noble Art Of Letting Go.

Grouplove // Grouplove

Monday, May 13th 2013

Grouplove - Grouplove.

Gruff Rhys // Hotel Shampoo

Monday, May 13th 2013

Gruff Rhys - Hotel Shampoo.

Dustin O'Halloran // Lumiere

Monday, May 13th 2013

Dustin O Halloran - Lumiere.

Syd Matters // Brotherocean

Monday, May 13th 2013

Syd Matters - Brotheroceon.

Bikini Test Failure // Fleecing The Easily Pleased

Monday, May 13th 2013

Bikini Test Failure - Fleecing The Easily Pleased.

Ben Ottewell // Shapes and Shadows

Monday, May 13th 2013

Ben Ottewell - Shapes and Shadows.

VersaEmerge // Fixed At Zero

Monday, May 13th 2013

VersaEmerge – Fixed At Zero

The Phoenix Foundation // Buffalo

Monday, May 13th 2013

The Phoenix Foundation - Buffalo

Fujiya & Miyagi // Ventriloquizzing

Monday, May 13th 2013

Fujiya & Miyagi - Ventriloquizzing.

Karl Phillips & The Midnight Ramblers // Karl Phillips & The Midnight Ramblers

Monday, May 13th 2013

Karl Phillips & The Midnight Ramblers with their eponymous album.

Ensemble // Excerpts

Monday, May 13th 2013

Ensemble - Excerpts.

She & Him // Volume 3

Thursday, May 9th 2013

She & Him return with 'Volume 3'.

Dinosaur Pile-Up - Nature Nurture

Tuesday, May 7th 2013

Overall this album screams ‘THE GOOD MUSIC IS BACK!’ - Freja reviews the new Dinosaur Pile-Up album

Van Dyke Parks // Songs Cycled

Thursday, May 2nd 2013

VdP celebrates his 70th birthday in some (not entirely convincing) style.

Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood // Black Pudding

Monday, April 29th 2013

Mark Lanegan reaches maturity

Screaming Maldini // Screaming Maldini

Monday, April 29th 2013

Pop doesn't get quirkier than Screaming Maldini's debut album.

Dr Scardo // Dark Dog Days

Monday, April 29th 2013

Dr Scardo takes no prisoners when it comes to politics.

Rob Zombie // Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor

Thursday, April 25th 2013

'Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor' sounds like some random, tripped-out 1960's vinyl.

Rudimental // Home

Wednesday, April 17th 2013

Can Rudimental's debut album, 'Home', live up to the previous hit singles the band has produced?

Cave Painting // Votive Life

Wednesday, April 17th 2013

"It feels a tiny bit like a drunk person ruining a beautiful poem..."

Team Ghost // Rituals

Wednesday, April 17th 2013

Kieren's copy of Team Ghost's debut album may well be haunted...

Public Service Broadcasting // Inform Educate Entertain

Sunday, April 14th 2013

PSB inform, educate and, above all, entertain.

The Neighbourhood // I Love You

Monday, March 25th 2013

The Neighbourhood - I Love You

Ghostpoet // Some Say I So I Say Light

Monday, March 25th 2013

Disjointed drums, the odd few bars of a sweet violin tune, a smooth jazz bassline or echoey electric guitar, it's constantly evolving.

Laish // Obituaries

Sunday, March 24th 2013

Weird folk pop. Promises much but let down in places by weak vocals.

Bromheads // Choro

Sunday, March 24th 2013

Dumb but fun punky, garage rock 'n' roll from the truncated Bromheads Jacket.

Hadouken // Every Weekend

Sunday, March 24th 2013

Hadouken are back with their newest offering, Every Weekend.

Mogwai // Les Revenants OST

Thursday, March 14th 2013

Post-rock soundrack to a French TV series stands alone as a classic album

The Joy Formidable // Wolf’s Law

Thursday, March 14th 2013

It’s a visceral blast; a great snap and tear from a wolf’s jaw – raw, and bloody, and inciting overwhelming emotion.

Deptford Goth // Life After Defo

Monday, February 25th 2013

Lizz reviews the latest from Deptford Goth - 'Life After Defo'

Frightened Rabbit // Pedestrian Verse

Monday, January 28th 2013

The dynamic range of this record is fantastic, too, veering from extremely delicate sections to loud, impassioned choruses

Rick Redbeard // No Selfish Heart

Saturday, January 26th 2013

Phantom Band vocalist goes solo to great effect.

Fionn Regan//The Bunkhouse Vol 1 Anchor Black Tattoo

Tuesday, January 15th 2013

Fionn Regan - The Bunkhouse Vol 1 Anchor Black Tattoo