Album, Single, EP and Live Reviews

  1. Pet Crow - A Simple Guide To Small And Medium Pond Life (Reckless Yes)

    Albums: Pet Crow - A Simple Guide To Small And Medium Pond Life (Reckless Yes)

    Sounding like Patti Smith fronting MC5 times ten, the Derby group deliver a thrilling debut set

    Posted on Mar 1st, 2017

  2. Plants and Animals - Passed Out From The Waltzing (Secret City)

    EPs: Plants and Animals - Passed Out From The Waltzing (Secret City)

    Some strong moments on Montreal band's diamonds in the rough B-sides collection

    Posted on Feb 27th, 2017

  3. Moon Duo - Occult Architecture Vol.1 (Sacred Bones)

    Albums: Moon Duo - Occult Architecture Vol.1 (Sacred Bones)

    Space rock voyagers return with colossal fifth LP

    Posted on Feb 27th, 2017

  4. Leif Vollebekk - Twin Solitude (Secret City Records)

    Albums: Leif Vollebekk - Twin Solitude (Secret City Records)

    Montreal singer-songwriter returns with wintry set of songs on excellent third LP

    Posted on Feb 25th, 2017

  5. Xiu Xiu - Forget (Polyvinyl)

    Albums: Xiu Xiu - Forget (Polyvinyl)

    Ultra prolific US experimentalists return with superlative thirteenth LP

    Posted on Feb 24th, 2017

  6. Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains - Solide Mirage (Domino Records)

    Albums: Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains - Solide Mirage (Domino Records)

    French/British alt. pop stalwarts return with their most wide ranging LP to date

    Posted on Feb 23rd, 2017

  7. Dutch Uncles – Big Balloon (Memphis Industries)

    Albums: Dutch Uncles – Big Balloon (Memphis Industries)

    Ascendant Mancunian art-pop quartet make a sleek return on album number five

    Posted on Feb 18th, 2017

  8. Daniel Herskedal – The Roc (Edition Records)

    Albums: Daniel Herskedal – The Roc (Edition Records)

    Superlative new set from Norwegian jazz virtuoso drawing from an array of global influences

    Posted on Feb 14th, 2017

  9. Boxed In @ Buyers Club, Liverpool 07.02.17

    Live Reviews: Boxed In @ Buyers Club, Liverpool 07.02.17

    On excellent form, the London synth pop outfit showcase their songwriting smarts live on Merseyside

    Posted on Feb 10th, 2017

  10. Nadine Khouri - The Salted Air (One Flash Records)

    Albums: Nadine Khouri - The Salted Air (One Flash Records)

    Instrumentally impressive if one-paced new set from Beirut-born, London based singer

    Posted on Feb 6th, 2017

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