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Punk News review
yesterday

I remember reading Punknews way way back, when I was still at secondary school, and seeing a story about a band called Museum Mouth giving away their demo, much to my...

The Quietus review
yesterday

You know when celebrities get interviewed about their deep love of a book or album or other piece of media? Often, they'll demonstrate the depth of that love by saying that they...

NME review
21.07.14

'60s American classics resurrected by Austin psych group

NME review
21.07.14

Powerful Canadian two-piece return gallant and ambitious on their third album

NME review
21.07.14

Pumped-up riffs and swagger from Bath's own blues brothers

Alt Press review
16.07.14

Punk News review
yesterday

Joyce Manor is straight to the point. Always were. Always will be. Never Hungover Again doesn't deviate from that plan. It sticks to their stylistic guns but also decides to foray...

NME review
21.07.14

Cali punks pay homage to Green Day and The Replacements on third album

Under The Radar review
15.07.14

Greg Cartwright finds a new home on Merge for the latest incarnation of Reigning Sound, and continues his heart-on-the-sleeve, southern-fried mining of '50s and '60s R&B, '60s...

Spotinews recomendation
15.07.14

Hello. The new album by Reigning Sound is a delight. Genre: rock. Enjoy! Reigning Sound – ShatteredFiled under: 2014, Rock

Insound review
15.07.14

When Driver Friendly first met in high school in North Houston, Texas their friendship quickly turned from hanging out after school to writing songs in a garage and playing shows...

Alt Press review
17.07.14

Spotinews recomendation
14.07.14

Evening. Let’s start the week with some psych-pop. Enjoy Wunder Wunder! (US version here.) Wunder Wunder – Everything InfiniteFiled under: 2014, Pop

NME review
21.07.14

Austrialian duo's Californian homage is spoilt by awkward arrangement

Under The Radar review
18.07.14

Australia's latest psychedelic export comes in the form of Wunder Wunder, the work of producers Aaron Shanahan and Benjamin Plant who recently relocated to L.A.  More

NME review
09.07.14

Perennial outsiders return with seventh album of melancholy and hope

Insound review
08.07.14

“The idea of doing this record really came about when Bob and I were DJing in Chicago together,” says vocalist/guitarist Chris Broach. “We decided we really wanted to start...

Punk News review
08.07.14

Recently, I was part of an interesting discussion that tagged bands like Sunny Day Real Estate and Braid, among others, as throwaway bands -- meant for a certain time and place...

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...

Punk News review
30.06.14

Max Bemis wants to shake the order of things up with Say Anything. That's pretty obvious. He's not doing it for the sake of doing it though - he has a definitive objective. As far...

Punk News review
24.06.14

If you've been even slightly cognizant to what's happening in California's punk scene, you should be familiar with Hard Girls. Even if the name doesn't ring any bells, you've...

NME review
23.06.14

A catchy but conservative third outing from the New Cross stargazers

Punk News review
18.06.14

The most striking aspect about Brave Bird's complex new EP T-Minus Grand Gesture is the variation in the sound of each track. It's all over the place, in a good way. The band...

Punk News review
16.06.14

When Tigers Jaw made the shocking, albeit slightly vague, announcement in March last year that three-fifths of the band was leaving, the community got in a bit of a tizzy. Ahead...

NME review
16.06.14

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

Clash review
13.06.14

A natural evolution, its arrangements exercises in restraint...

NME review
23.06.14

Horn sections and jazz tinges brood on the Brooklyn trio's fifth

Under The Radar review
16.06.14

For those of us expecting that The Antlers would continue on the path of their 2012 Undersea EP, a drawn-out batch of psychedelia, Familiars is an unexpected turn. More

Spotinews recomendation
16.06.14

Hi there. Here is the new album by The Antlers. Genre: indie rock. Enjoy! (US version here.) The Antlers – FamiliarsFiled under: 2014, Rock

The Quietus review
12.06.14

To the wider world, doubtlessly weaned on Ondi Timoner's 2003 documentary Dig!, it's been all too easy to take Anton Newcombe for granted. Seen in certain quarters as a misguided...

NME review
09.06.14

Campfire krautrock puzzles from the eclectic Scots

Clash review
16.06.14

A third set that merits a deserved breakthrough...

NME review
09.06.14

Eight years on from their debut, the Aussie band return to form

Clash review
05.06.14

A third set that falls short of expectations…

NME review
09.06.14

There are flashes of brilliance but the singer's third album misfires too often

Insound review
03.06.14

Two years since their last album Candidate Waltz, Take Pride in Your Long Odds finds the band refreshed and excited to play again with their infectious exuberance and vigor.

Insound review
03.06.14

Indie rock stalwarts Camper Van Beethoven are back with El Camino Real , the companion album and follow up to their highly lauded La Costa Perdida. Whereas La Costa reflected the...

Insound review
03.06.14

Bob Mould's new album Beauty & Ruin is a twelve-track journey of loss, reflection, conciliation, and coming through the other side. Much of Beauty & Ruin deals with the passing of...

Clash review
23.06.14

Older, wiser, still rocking: Mould’s as electric as ever...

The Quietus review
17.06.14

It can't be easy being Bob Mould. For a guy who's had such an enormous impact on alt rock, there's a palpable sense that his standing in popular music's canon isn't what it should...

NME review
16.06.14

Hüsker Dü frontman continues to conquer alternative rock with his 11th solo album

Punk News review
13.06.14

Bob Mould can't stop/won't stop. Just two years after Silver Age and the Sugar reissues, he's back again with another new solo record, 12-track self-reflection entitled Beauty...

Under The Radar review
05.06.14

The past few years have seen Bob Mould return to his hard-rockin' ways. His dalliance with dance music is a thing of a past, and for fans of Hüsker Dü and Sugar, this record is a...

Punk News review
02.06.14

Buzz Osborne's first solo album is clearly an effort to avoid the shackles of the modern singer-songwriter-goes-acoustic cliché. Usually when an established performer releases an...

Under The Radar review
02.06.14

Black Hours, Hamilton Leithauser's solo debut, was recorded shortly after The Walkmen announced an "extreme hiatus."  More

NME review
16.06.14

The former Walkmen frontman does his best Scott Walker impression on debut solo album

Spotinews recomendation
06.06.14

Hello there. This new album by singer-songwriter Hamilton Leithauser (frontman of The Walkmen) is a recent addition to the Spotify library. Read some reviews and enjoy! Hamilton...

NME review
02.06.14

The former buzzband enlist The National's Matt Berninger for guest appearance but can't quite match his band's quality

Clash review
05.06.14

Presents an overall feeling of tentative euphoria…

Insound review
03.06.14

Only Run is the fourth studio album from Philadelphia based Clap Your Hands Say Yeah who are celebrating 10 years as a band this year. Features additional vocals from Matt...

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