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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...
The Zolas Ancient Mars

The Zolas Ancient Mars review

Following on from their 2009 debut, Tic Toc Tic, The Zolas have returned with their new album, Ancient Mars, to reintroduce their blend of...
Crystal Castles III review

Crystal Castles III album review

Crystal Castles returned earlier this month with the release of the third studio album, III, ingeniously following up 2011's II. Merging electro synth pop...
James Iha, Look To The Sky

James Iha, Look To The Sky review

James Iha, guitarist and founding member of Smashing Pumkins, is back with his debut solo album, Look To The Sky. Brit-pop sounds combine with...
Dredd Soundtrack review

Dredd Soundtrack review

As you'd expect from a post-apocalyptic sci-fi film, the Dredd Soundtrack is dark, brooding and atmospheric. For lovers of rock music, from noise and...

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