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EP and single reviews for some of the best new music releases. With the singles chart a pale shade of what it used to be, we're here to look at some of the real contenders for EP and single high fives with our in-depth reviews. Read more/less

The Shins, Dead Alive

The Shins, Dead Alive single review

While James Mercer and the rest of The Shins had been teasing the shindigs out of their fans with only the most fleeting of...
DJ Shadow featuring Run The Jewels Nobody Speak

DJ Shadow & Run The Jewels, Nobody Speak single review

Blending rap, electro, hip hop, funk and spaghetti alt-guitar wonder in the same 3:15 confines is no easy effort to land well, but the...
The Stone Roses, Beautiful Thing single

The Stone Roses, Beautiful Thing single review

While there's no new album just yet, The Stone Roses has finally released new material and it's a welcome return to the music scene...
The Strokes

The Strokes, Future Present Past EP review

Out of nowhere, as if by magic and to the general disarray of us, The Strokes have popped up with a whole new 4-track...
Hinds

Hinds, Bamboo single review

When you think about pop music, the norm is on the safer side of the musical spectrum, but it has never been so unadulterated...
Deerhunter, Breaker

Deerhunter, Breaker single review

Continuing their charge in search of the various musical prizes that they're so keen on tracking down, Deerhunter returned this year with yet another...
The Dead Weather, I Feel Love

The Dead Weather, I Feel Love single review

With new album, Dodge And Burn, due out on Friday the 25th September, The Dead Weather are back and louder than ever and if...
Courtney Barnett, Nobody Really Cares If You Go To The Party

Courtney Barnett, Nobody Really Cares If You Go To The Party review

Courtney Barnett returned earlier this year with her debut album, Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit, following up on her...
Everything Everything, Spring/Sun/Winter/Dread review

Everything Everything, Spring / Sun / Winter / Dread single review

Mancunian art pop rockers Everything Everything are back with their third studio album, Get To Heaven, and the latest single, Spring / Sun /...
Orange Vision

Orange Vision, Dark Around The Eyes review

Orange Vision has been flickering firmly on the new band sonar for a little while this year and their latest track, Dark Around The...
Beck, Dreams

Beck, Dreams single review

We're starting to think that you can't second guess Beck, because just when you think you've got the dude pegged he splits off in...
La Bete Blooms, Nothing Left But The Taste

La Bête Blooms, Nothing Left But The Taste review

Following up on their self titled E.P. from last year, which included our favourite single, Stay Away, La Bête Blooms are back with new...
Patrick Watson, Places You Will Go

Patrick Watson, Places You Will Go review

Patrick Watson and his eponymous band are back this year with a new album, following up on 2012's Adventures In Your Own Backyard, and to...
Fold, Two Past Midnight

Fold, Two Past Midnight review

Fold are back with yet another heavyweight single in their latest speech sample soaked tracks, Two Past Midnight and Don't Kid Yourself Baby, which pack...
Django Django First Light

Django Django, First Light single review

Following on from their brilliant self titled debut album, Django Django are back with the first taste of new material in three years in...
La Bete Blooms Stay Away

La Bête Blooms Stay Away single review

Newcomers to the rock block, La Bête Blooms, release Stay Away, the final single from their debut self-titled EP, as a free download back...
Hookworms Radio Tokyo

Hookworms, Radio Tokyo single review and 2015 gigs

Wild style rock and roll is the perfect way to start a New Year and that's exactly what you get in Hookworms' latest single,...
Panda Bear, Boys Latin single video

Panda Bear, Boys Latin single review, video and tour dates

Some artists and bands do nothing but carve their own line in the musical sand and it's the tracks that comes out of this...
Fold Oil Powered Machine

Fold Oil Powered Machine review

Up and coming hip hop funkster heavyweights, Fold, are starting to make waves out of their Leeds stronghold and upcoming single, Oil Powered Machine,...
Foo Fighters Something From Nothing

Foo Fighters, Something From Nothing review

With the upcoming release of the band's eighth studio album, Sonic Highways, out on the 10th November 2014, Foo Fighters have issued their lead...

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