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Punk News review
15.09.14

I bought this for cheap on vinyl about six months ago and have been listening to it pretty consistently since, being that The Jam is fantastic - Paul Weller is one of the great...

Insound review
09.09.14

When informed that Wire were planning to reissue Document and Eyewitness , Rough Trade boss Geoff Travis (who released the original vinyl version in 1981) commented that the band...

Under The Radar review
04.09.14

Peter Murphy first made his name as the frontman for Bauhaus, the prototypical goth rock band. All these years later, Murphy still sings like David Bowie's evil twin and can erect...

The Quietus review
04.06.14

The Soft Close-Up's debut album is certainly a lot fresher than the fetid titular gas that surrounds all you megalopolitan big cheeses, though there are moments where the...

Insound review
02.06.14

This release focuses on early Devo demos and focus group rejects written between 2006 to 2009.

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

Insound review
29.04.14

In 1981 Tom Dokoupil and Walter Dahn, two young and wild protagonists of the German underground, got together to create a new music project entitled Die Partei. Using his Siluetes...

Clash review
28.04.14

Dave Okumu on a most inspiring LP…

Insound review
25.03.14

In his new liner notes for this re-issue, David Fricke calls High Land, Hard Rain "ten songs of anxious yearning, romantic urgency, big hurt and hard-won learning, distilled into...

The Line of Best Fit review
21.03.14

The sound inside a feel good bubble which you won't want to burst.

Spotinews recomendation
26.03.14

Howdy. The groovy new album by Future Islands is a very recent addition to the Spotify library. Genre: electronic/pop. Enjoy! Future Islands – SinglesFiled under: 2014, Electronic...

The Quietus review
25.03.14

You could be forgiven for calling Future Islands overwrought. Hailing from Baltimore, home of the infamous Wham City collective (who subscribe to a strict "more is more...

Clash review
24.03.14

A perfect album for a shift into summer...

NME review
24.03.14

Baltimore trio evoke tragedy and joy with their poignant synthpop

Under The Radar review
22.03.14

Singles is the kind of step forward a psychedelic indie band could take to bring itself into a bigger spotlight. Future Islands deserves that kind of attention, and though it's...

The Line of Best Fit review
07.03.14

Following their interminably silly first album, the Danish duo have chosen to take themselves a little more seriously.

The Quietus review
20.02.14

20 reasons why Frankie Goes To Hollywood were completely amazing, and why this compilation is essential to understanding just a fragment of the impact they had.One. As I write...

The Line of Best Fit review
24.01.14

The New York band named after the first Suede single get round to unleashing their debut LP.

Insound review
28.01.14

In the late summer of 2011, Drowners frontman Matthew Hitt found himself in New York City. He’s from a small town in rural Wales but New York is where Hitt feels most at home. “I...

NME review
27.01.14

A band digging back further than the ’90s revival, right back into the heart of the jangly ’80s

NME review
22.01.14

Mode Moderne draw a cultural bridge between modern-day Canada and the greyed tones of 1980s Manchester

The Line of Best Fit review
06.01.14

Despite not having had all it's misshapen foibles ironed out, this is a debut that'll remain inside people's heads for a considerable time to come.

NME review
20.01.14

Shoegazing Manchester newcomers' debut is more than just a Cocteau Twins throwback

Insound review
17.12.13

Remastered Cabaret Voltaire, which hasn’t been available on vinyl since the late 1980’s. Both the CD and vinyl have been remastered and the sound is amazing. Cabaret Voltaire were...

Insound review
17.12.13

Remastered Cabaret Voltaire, which hasn’t been available on vinyl since the late 1980’s. Both the CD and vinyl have been remastered and the sound is amazing. Cabaret Voltaire were...

Insound review
17.12.13

Remastered Cabaret Voltaire, which hasn’t been available on vinyl since the late 1980’s. Both the CD and vinyl have been remastered and the sound is amazing. Cabaret Voltaire were...

Insound review
03.12.13

Most commonly known in the music world for his work at the centre of the experimental electronic act Gang Gang Dance, Sum One is the debut solo record by Brian DeGraw, under the...

Under The Radar review
02.12.13

Gang Gang Dance's primum mobile finally struck out on his own and the result is good-very good, even. More

The Line of Best Fit review
23.12.13

Gang Gang Dance's Brian DeGraw launches an eclectic electronic solo project, adding focus to his previously unhinged cosmic dance music.

The Line of Best Fit review
21.12.13

Gang Gang Dance's Brian DeGraw launches an eclectic electronic solo project, adding focus to his previously unhinged cosmic dance music.

Clash review
09.12.13

An absorbing journey into a world of noise...

XLR8R review
05.12.13

As a founding member of New York experimental troupe Gang Gang Dance, Brian DeGraw has made a career of incorporating disparate elements into a heaving whole, merging everything...

Spotinews recomendation
05.12.13

Hello. From a very recent Spotify update comes this impressive solo debut by bEEdEEgEE. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! bEEdEEgEE – Sum/OneFiled under: 2013, Electronic

NME review
02.12.13

Gang Gang Dance producer, Brian DeGraw goes solo, with mixed results

Clash review
29.11.13

Get some eggnog inside you...

The Quietus review
06.12.13

Albums such as Bad Religion's new Christmas Songs may prove fleetingly fun(ny), but to ensure that your festive LP transcends its way from quirky novelty record to bona fide...

Spotinews recomendation
23.11.13

Morning. This new album by Gesaffelstein was added to Spotify some weeks back. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Gesaffelstein – AlephFiled under: 2013, Electronic

Clash review
04.12.13

A debut LP to make everyone run for cover...

The Quietus review
02.12.13

The first time Gesaffelstein bothered my consciousness was when I was sent a promo single of his track 'Pursuit' earlier this year, accompanied by a press release that contained...

The Quietus review
01.11.13

In my recent interview with Boy George for The Quietus, he revealed that it was a review by Neil McCormick of The Daily Telegraph, referring to "his ruined voice", which inspired...

Resident Advisor review
22.10.13

Since Juan Mendez stepped out of Tropic Of Cancer, leaving it as Camella Lobo’s solo project, the ruggedness of their early records has evolved into something more elegant...

The Quietus review
17.10.13

For a long time, Gary Numan's music career has felt like some kind of bizarre accident. The man who is often dubbed the "godfather of electro" was originally signed as frontman of...

Insound review
15.10.13

The Intone label was originally founded back in 1992 as a vehicle for Richard H. Kirk's Sandoz project, initially a series of three 12" singles. Richard H. Kirk is perhaps best...

NME review
23.09.13

He's brought along a flamethrower and titanium armour

Spotinews recomendation
21.09.13

Howdy. From last week: the solid new album by Henric de la Cour. Genre: synthpop. Enjoy! Henric de la Cour – Mandrills Filed under: 2013, Electronic, Pop

Insound review
17.09.13

Berlin, the groundbreaking synth-electro-pop band fronted by the enigmatic Terri Nunn, have announced the release of their seventh studio album, Animal which incorporates modern...