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The Quietus review
yesterday

Cosines have found the magic formula that indie pop has been dreaming of – a winning combination of Pulp and Belle & Sebastian, seasoned with swathes of Stereolab. Refreshingly...

Spotinews recomendation
29.07.14

Howdy. Are you in the mood for some psychedelic rock? If yes, please check out the new album by Stardeath and White Dwarfs and enjoy! Stardeath and White Dwarfs – WastoidFiled...

NME review
28.07.14

Straight to the point synth-rock thrills

Insound review
29.07.14

True Loves won Hooray For Earth a well-deserved round of huzzahs from all of the key tastemakers. Following up a critically acclaimed debut album, Noel Heroux plotted the band’s...

NME review
24.07.14

Former next big things step out of the shadows with final offcuts compilation

Clash review
24.07.14

Showcasing a clear desire to tinker with the formula...

Under The Radar review
today

With a career spanning almost 20 years, the members of Spoon are gradually emerging as the grand old men of indie rock. For most acts, notching up nearly two decades together...

Punk News review
22.07.14

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
22.07.14

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

Spotinews recomendation
23.07.14

Evening. I just got back. Here is a quick update. I’ll be back tomorrow with more updates. Enjoy PS I Love You! (Genre: pop/rock.) (UK version here.) PS I Love You – For Those Who...

NME review
21.07.14

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

Alt Press review
16.07.14

Insound review
29.07.14

Joyce Manor was conceived in the back of a car in the Disneyland parking lot?the kind of beginning California dreams are made of. Their first self-titled album in 2011 exploded...

NME review
28.07.14

Californian quartet Joyce Manor thrive on strong punk influence in their third studio album

Punk News review
22.07.14

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...