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NME review
18.08.14

The Mancunian arena-fillers' follow-up to their best album won't win over the naysayers

Under The Radar review
13.08.14

Let's get this out of the way right at the beginning; Adult Jazz sound like the prodigy child of Dirty Projectors and alt-J. But that's not enough. Their album, Gist Is, is a...

The Quietus review
14.08.14

It feels like Gist Is came out of nowhere, fully formed. Full of wonder and joy – it's both texturally ravishing and textually fascinating: songs, in other words, that tackle big...

NME review
11.08.14

Former Fightstar man finds a happy position on second solo record

NME review
11.08.14

Futureheads and Golden Virgins' drummers provide a timewarp to slip into

Under The Radar review
11.07.14

Slow Club have never quite got the credit it deserves. Too fey to be hipster, too awkward to be mainstream, the Sheffield, U.K.-formed/London-based duo of Rebecca Taylor and...

Clash review
04.08.14

Rarely have Slow Club sounded this full, this bold...

NME review
21.07.14

The Sheffield pair add soul, strings and brass for a shot at the big time

Insound review
08.07.14

Life Is Easy builds on the success of Bright Light Bright Light's debut pop album. Enlisting Elton John for a duet, Scissor Sisters' Del Marquis for guitar and vocals, and Iggy...

Alt Press review
07.07.14

NME review
18.07.14

Moz puts his unique spin on beat poets, political revolt and gender stereostypes in an LP full of gorgeous musical flourishes

Under The Radar review
16.07.14

Morrissey is one of those artists now—inarguably not in his peak era, still adored by an (incredibly, near-sycophantically) fervent fanbase, and still cranking out music with some...

Clash review
16.07.14

Perhaps he just led us to expect too much...

The Quietus review
14.07.14

Sorry Dad, I've failed. I'm approaching my 30s and I've just enjoyed another Morrissey record. I know what I said about the book, how I told you that the nasty stuff he said about...

NME review
07.07.14

Elliot Gleave forges into new areas but still overdoes the bland bangers

NME review
07.07.14

Miles Kane collaborator's third album threatens to drag him from the shadows

Spotinews recomendation
07.07.14

Hey. Let’s begin the week with the solid new album by singer-songwriter Eugene McGuinness. Enjoy! (It should, as usual, be added one day later for US listeners.) Eugene McGuinness...

NME review
05.07.14

Ex-Reuben and Hundred Reasons members come together on punchy second LP

The Quietus review
02.07.14

It would be nearly impossible to find a band with a more checkered history than Yes. While they've had inconsistencies over their 46 years of existence, they've never wavered in...

Insound review
01.07.14

Deluxe edition contains five extra tracks! Ed Sheeran is blessed - he seems to know exactly where he is going, and exactly how to get there. Where countless others fail to make an...

Insound review
01.07.14

Ed Sheeran is blessed - he seems to know exactly where he is going, and exactly how to get there. Where countless others fail to make an impression amid today's information...

NME review
23.06.14

Gothic pop chanteuse puts her own take on five artists' songs

Insound review
15.07.14

Anna Calvi is to release a five track EP of covers entitled Strange Weather. Produced by Thomas Bartlett (The National, Antony and the Johnsons, Sam Amidon) and recorded in New...

NME review
23.06.14

Mancunians capture regret and gloom on fuzzy, frantic debut

NME review
23.06.14

A catchy but conservative third outing from the New Cross stargazers

TapeFear recommendation
18.06.14

Just, wow... heartbreaking contemporary classical from Keaton Henson.

Punk News review
18.06.14

In preparation for Morrissey's 2014 release World Peace Is None of Your Business, three different live EPs have been released (in different formats) under the name Satellite of...

NME review
16.06.14

The Leicester lads' latest outing is a confused, tentative and occasionally brilliant bout of boundary-pushing

NME review
10.06.14

Max McElligott returns with chest-beating pop

NME review
09.06.14

Paul Weller-tipped group mix jazz and psychedelia on indulgent record

Under The Radar review
09.06.14

For the last couple of years, Oxford-via-London quartet Glass Animals has wooed listeners with a steady stream of singles and remixes. "Psylla" and "Black Mambo" exhibited a sound...

Clash review
16.07.14

Blessed with musical facets that will blind you with their splendour...

The Quietus review
19.06.14

When I interviewed Glass Animals in 2012, there was very little information about them available. So, instead of doing any real journalism, I asked questions like "If you had your...

NME review
09.06.14

Intelligent but heartfelt tropical indie from the Oxford quartet

Clash review
09.06.14

On which Weller is redefined as a deeply modern artist...

Insound review
03.06.14

In this new phase her fans will see Birdy come to the forefront as a songwriter in her own right, having written/co-written all of the 11 tracks on the new album. Over the past...

Spotinews recomendation
31.05.14

Hi. I always save some goodies for the weekend. Like the crisp new album by Little Barrie. Genre: rock. Read this review and enjoy! Little Barrie – ShadowFiled under: 2014, Rock

NME review
02.06.14

Sometime Primal Scream guitarist shows off his own beguiling rock'n'roll

Punk News review
30.05.14

Frantix's "Face Reality" opens with a thick, mashing, rusty sounding chord while frontman Marc Deaton howls out nearly indistinguishable words before the song launches into an...

NME review
27.05.14

The Liverpool band may be open and unguarded on their 12th record but they can't match their previous highs

Insound review
01.07.14

Legendary Liverpool band Echo & the Bunnymen to release their 12th studio album and first since 2009, Meteorites . Produced by Youth (Killing Joke, The Verve), the album contains...

Clash review
23.06.14

A once-great band bursting into flames on re-entry…

Under The Radar review
04.06.14

Echo and the Bunnymen have never been the most dynamic of bands. There's no standout feature that makes them particularly remarkable, aside from their consistency. They've stayed...

Under The Radar review
04.06.14

Echo and the Bunnymen have never been the most dynamic of bands. There's no standout feature that makes them particularly remarkable, aside from their consistency.  More

NME review
27.05.14

Williams' Boat journeys into deeper waters on the bands third LP

NME review
21.05.14

Leeds lads swap guitars for flares on 80's tinged self-titler

Punk News review
20.05.14

Goodtime Boys have always been one of the underdogs at Bridge 9 in my opinion, which doesn't take away from the music they made. They were always decent but were missing something...