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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Chasing Yesterday review

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Chasing Yesterday review

Noel Gallagher is back with his High Flying Birds and their second studio album, Chasing Yesterday, and while it was always going to be...
Belle and Sebastian Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance review

Belle And Sebastian, Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance review

When a band like Belle And Sebastian return with a new album, what you want is enough of their past sound to make it...
Crooked Weather, Long Garden

Crooked Weather, Long Garden album review

Great folk albums don't come along very often, but Crooked Weather have done a pretty good job of throwing a contender into the ring...
El Pintor, Interpol's 5th Studio album

Interpol, El Pintor review

There's a pretty big soft spot in our hearts for Interpol thanks largely to the brilliance of some of the tracks from their 2nd...
Manic Street Preachers Futurology review

Manic Street Preachers Futurology review

As the name would suggest, the Manic Street Preachers' latest album Futurology is a progressive stream of tracks and while there's a lot of...
Jack White Lazaretto album review

Jack White, Lazaretto review

This month (June 2014) saw Jack White returning to the fray with his second solo album, Lazaretto, and while it doesn't have any stand-out...
Dearly Beloved Enduro review

Dearly Beloved, Enduro album review

When you find out that Dearly Beloved is made up out of Eagles Of Death Metal, Sound City Players and Broken Social Scene, their...
Painted Palms, Forever review

Painted Palms, Forever review

When you hear a debut album for the first time you instantly try to compare it to other music to judge where it stands...
Foolish Atoms, A Crack In The Glass Eye review artwork

Foolish Atoms, A Crack In The Glass Eye review

Heroes Of The Mexican Independence Movement drummer Chris Norrison has done what relatively few drummers manage to do, stepping out from behind the sticks...
Cate Le Bon, Mug Museum review

Cate Le Bon, Mug Museum review

Easily the best album released this autumn, Mug Museum is the latest stunning offering from the Welsh gods that must swirl around the dark...
Courtney Barnett, The Double-EP: A Sea of Split Peas review

Courtney Barnett The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas review

Courtney Barnett is the new Ozy Sheila on the alt-rock block and instantly she's the best we've heard in one hell of a long...
Arctic Monkeys AM review

Arctic Monkeys AM review

The Arctic Monkeys are back with another album this week (9th September 2013), and by the sound of the first few spins it could...
Big Deal June Gloom review

Big Deal, June Gloom review

Big Deal released their second studio album, June Gloom, establishing themselves as a recurring feature in indie pop and securing another raft of international...
Modern Vampires Of The City review

Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City review

Following on from 2010's Contra and their self titled 2008 debut, Vampire Weekend are back with their third studio album, Modern Vampires Of The...
Daft Punk Random Access Memories review

Daft Punk, Random Access Memories review

Daft Punk released their latest album, Random Access Memories, today (20th May 2013) and it's an intense hit of art-synth-pop funk electronica that takes...
The Strokes Comedown Machine review

The Strokes Comedown Machine review

Last month The Strokes released their fifth studio album, Comedown Machine, but no matter how we looked at it or how many times we...
Delta Mainline Oh Enlightened

Delta Mainline, Oh! Enlightened review

Delta Mainline release their stunning album debut on the 20th May 2013 and it's already shaping up to be one of the best of...
Villagers, Awayland review

Villagers Awayland review

Villagers released their second album, {Awayland}, earlier in March (2013) and instantly it's another contender for Mercury and Novello awards. Bringing together alt-folk, psych...
The Next Day

David Bowie The Next Day album review

David Bowie returned to the top of the album charts with his surprise return, The Next Day, and from our side of the tracks...
Julia Holter Ekstasis

Julia Holter, Ekstasis review

Julia Holter's Ekstasis was released towards the end of 2012 and it contains some of the year's best hidden gems, so if you managed...

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