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NME review
yesterday

Grunge screamer Greg Dulli ends 13-year hiatus and reunites Afghan Whigs

Insound review
15.04.14

Cloud Cult is an experimental chamber rock band formed in the Midwest that has maintained a decade and a half career by remaining completely independent. They've sold more than...

NME review
14.04.14

Former trend-setters return with goth-y electro-rock record

Clash review
10.04.14

Post-rock perfection from before the pigeonhole even existed...

Punk News review
09.04.14

The ultra-creative musical minds of Chris Farren and Jeff Rosenstock have come together on their next pop/indie punk venture and have created Antarctigo Vespucci's debut full...

NME review
07.04.14

Birmingham band show no sign of graduating from the toilet circuit with chaotic fourth

Clash review
11.04.14

The Birmingham band is still showing no desire to slow down...

NME review
07.04.14

The second solo album from Field Music's David Brewis is equal parts sleek and endearingly shonky

The Quietus review
10.04.14

It is now nine years since Field Music's self-titled debut album, which have seen a further three records as well as one solo album each (until now) from David and Peter Brewis...

Under The Radar review
07.04.14

The latest solo effort from Field Music's David Brewis captures the melodic sophistication we've come to expect from his group efforts, but more focused and restrained. Old Fears...

Punk News review
03.04.14

Devil is the second album released by Lydia since the band got back together after their very, very brief break up. The band are known for the dreamy indie pop and respect within...

The Line of Best Fit review
03.04.14

The latest solo project to arrive from the Animal Collective stable is certainly spooky, but nothing to be scared of.

Under The Radar review
14.04.14

Animal Collective's Dave Portner said his new solo effort, Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks, was inspired by horror films, like the name implies. The bad news is that if he meant Enter...

NME review
14.04.14

The Animal Collective member teams up with Dirty Projectors' Angel Deradoorian and Ponytail's Jeremy Hyman

Spotinews recomendation
08.04.14

Hello again. I have time for one more update today. So if you are in the mood for some experimental psych-pop, check out the new album by Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks and enjoy...

Insound review
08.04.14

A group of three hippies on a road trip through the backwaters of 2013's rural music scene fall prey to a murderous cannibalistic band, including a leather-masked, guitar-wielding...

Insound review
01.04.14

Lewis and Addison Rogers are brothers who make pop-music together. When they do this, they go by the name Busman's Holiday. Lewis plays guitar, and Addison plays his modest drum...

NME review
31.03.14

Garret Hobba journeys through illness and recovery on fourth LP

The Line of Best Fit review
27.03.14

The Cleveland trio's second record is a wonderfully energetic ode to their punk rock influences.

The Quietus review
09.04.14

Imagine a scenario where Nirvana had stayed on Sub Pop, building a passionate but manageable following, able to bloom under the radar. Imagine grunge never happened; Kurt never...

Insound review
08.04.14

On their third full-length, Cleveland-bred outfit Cloud Nothings give joy a hard, sharp edge. "I was feeling pretty good about everything so I just made stuff that made me happy...

Under The Radar review
03.04.14

Cleveland's Cloud Nothings return, following up the Steve Albini-produced Attack on Memory with a John Congleton-produced Here and Nowhere Else. Which is to say another recordist...

Spotinews recomendation
03.04.14

Hi again. The rather intense new album by Cloud Nothings was added to Spotify not that long ago. Genre: indie/noise rock. Read some reviews and enjoy! (Note: Next update will be...

NME review
31.03.14

Endless touring and recording have taken their toll on the Cleveland band's disappointing fourth

Clash review
27.03.14

One for the old guard, offering little discernible progression...

NME review
07.04.14

The Leeds band try their best to continue without Nick Hodgson but all is not right on their fifth album

Under The Radar review
01.04.14

A decade of being together, by the time of their fifth album, Education, Education, Education & War, Kaiser Chiefs are on autopilot. What used to be a middle-finger-in-the-air...

The Line of Best Fit review
26.03.14

On their fourth LP, Manchester Orchestra offer 38 minutes of deeper, darker rock, which lacks the light of previous releases.

Punk News review
02.04.14

Manchester Orchestra aren't that big of an enigma music-wise. They usually play off the strengths of Andy Hull's life-dramatics with bits of fiction strewn in here and there. They...

NME review
31.03.14

The Georgia quartet power through fourth album but lack variety

The Line of Best Fit review
31.03.14

The fourth record from Manchester Orchestra is their most direct and instant collection of songs yet, writes our guest reviewer Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil.

Insound review
25.03.14

On the heels of their adventures abroad, an invigorated Tom and Jo returned home and began recording their second full length album. Grappling with the pressures and perceived...

The Line of Best Fit review
24.03.14

The Kinsella brothers resurrect Owls for their second LP, arriving a mere 13 years after their highly influential first.

The Quietus review
31.03.14

My dear friend Mike sacrifices the majority of his spare time and income in pursuit of his life goal - initiating the return of bearded flare-garblers Abba. He is the proud owner...

NME review
24.03.14

The quartet find it hard to shake the "Canadian Strokes" tag on their fourth album

Under The Radar review
02.04.14

Take a time machine back 10 years. Tokyo Police Club's Forcefield would have fit right in. Pop music fiends would stick the lead single, "Hot Tonight," on their mix CDs, right...

NME review
24.03.14

Blokeishness gets a slicker makeover on the Brooklyn band's sixth album

Punk News review
11.04.14

It's the dream of every band to produce a record that's an instant hit and becomes a modern classic. But it's also a curse. The Hold Steady made waves with their sophomore release...

Under The Radar review
25.03.14

NPR once referred to The Hold Steady as "America's bar band." Insofar as bar bands owe a debt to Thin Lizzy, the description was apt, but beyond that, it did a disservice to Craig...

Spotinews recomendation
25.03.14

Morning. The new album by The Hold Steady is a fresh addition to the Spotify library. Genre: rock. Read this review and enjoy! (US version here.) The Hold Steady – Teeth...

Clash review
24.03.14

This band can pluck magic from just about anywhere...

NME review
24.03.14

Parisian duo rope in TV On The Radio's Tunde Adebimpe for Phoenix and The Strokes-splicing record

The Line of Best Fit review
22.03.14

An engrossing album of exploratory rock that contains an extremely alluring sense of danger.

Insound review
08.04.14

In keeping with their single minded voyaging between disparate sonic realms, Colourmusic’s greatest influence has always been their own intuition. Take new album May You Marry...

The Quietus review
21.03.14

To say that Gallon Drunk are enjoying a second wind is like saying we've had a slightly damp winter - a squally understatement that is way off the Beaufort scale. After the...

Punk News review
19.03.14

Make no mistake with how dark Makthaverskan's II is. Yes, they're a Swedish indie-pop-rock ensemble. But their musical content lies very much on the darker side of life. After...

Insound review
18.03.14

After three albums and an EP on Homestead, Death of Samantha reunited it's original line up and recorded If Memory Serves Us Well while rehearsing for a reunion show. 18 songs...

The Line of Best Fit review
17.03.14

Broken Social Scene's de facto frontman steps out on his own with an admirable confidence.

Clash review
02.04.14

A concrete mixer full of ideas…

NME review
24.03.14

Broken Social Scene's founder finds new life in this second solo venture

NME review
17.03.14

Group take the minimalist approach on third album

Clash review
14.03.14

Brum types attempt a creative resurgence...

NME review
17.03.14

The Birmingham band make an unnecessary return

The Line of Best Fit review
14.03.14

A flawless, ethereal artistic statement by a band who have clearly refined and perfected their craft.

Clash review
02.04.14

Richly melodic and possessing a classicist pop sensibility…

The Quietus review
19.03.14

A glance at the cover of Lost In The Dream might suggest something has changed since the last The War On Drugs record – 2011's Slave Ambient. For the first time we see Adam...

Spotinews recomendation
18.03.14

Hello. The epic new album by The War on Drugs is now available in Europe and the US. Genre: rock. Enjoy! (Don’t forget the new playlist, Spotinews 069.) The War on Drugs – Lost in...

NME review
17.03.14

Kurt Vile's old band head out on the perfect Americana road trip on their '70s-aping third album

Under The Radar review
14.03.14

The third full-length recording by Adam Granduciel and company picks up where 2011's Slave Ambient left off, finding a remarkably confident band capable of grand anthems without...