Pixies Doolittle

Doolittle 25 by Pixies (Album)

January 18, 2015 in Music

One of American alt-rock’s most classic albums gets the deluxe reissue treatment, a full quarter-century on from its original release… Tags: , , , ,

Modest Mouse

Modest Mouse reveal album plans

December 15, 2014 in News

Fan page reveals details of the US indie faves’ new album ‘Stranger To Ourselves’ as a trailer single emerges online… Tags: , , , , , ,

The Holy Bible

Manic Street Preachers album to get 20th anniversary reissue

November 7, 2014 in News

Manic Street Preachers have announced details of a special 20th anniversary edition reissue of their legendary album ‘The Holy Bible’… Tags: , , , ,

It’s Not Your Fault by Francisco The Man (Single)

October 31, 2014 in Music

Think the 20 years following shoegaze’s inception was just a bend winding back to the start? You won’t be disappointed… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Interview: Wayne Hussey

October 11, 2014 in Features, Interviews

With the gothic rock veteran’s new solo album just released, Songwriting catches up with him in his birthplace of Bristol… Tags: , , , , , ,

Horse Party

Introducing… Horse Party

June 11, 2014 in Features, Interviews

A Bury-forged trio peddling blues-y, grungey alt-rock, with a back story that bears a similarity to certain college rock greats… Tags: , , ,

James - La Petite Mort

La Petite Mort by James (Album)

June 6, 2014 in Music

James are finally back with an album that sounds triumphant and empowered in the wake of Tim Booth’s personal tragedy.… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Algernon Doll suicide

Suicide by Algernon Doll (Single)

May 29, 2014 in Music

Scotland’s Algernon Doll tease the expectations with ‘Suicide’, the latest single to be released from their upcoming third album ‘Omphalic’… Tags: , , , ,

Owls Two

Two by Owls (Album)

April 9, 2014 in Music

Post-hardcore legends Tim and Mike Kinsella return for album number ‘Two’and once again tap into their fans’ state of mind… Tags: , ,

Francobollo Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking by Francobollo (Single)

April 9, 2014 in Music

‘Stephen Hawking’ sees Francobollo succeed in their ambition to conjure a mainstream-friendly indie sound with a hint of the underground… Tags: , ,

Golden Future Time by David Ward (album cover)

Golden Future Time by David Ward (Album)

March 12, 2014 in Music

On ‘Golden Future Time’, David Ward mixes the doomy melodies of alt-rock with soulful harmonies and a beautifully fragile falsetto… Tags: , , , ,

Speedy Ortiz Real Hair EP

Real Hair by Speedy Ortiz (EP)

February 11, 2014 in Music

‘Real Hair’ is a brilliant slab of 90s indie-rock that’s not a revivalist’s heaven but a rival for heaven itself… Tags: , , ,

Luna Achiary More Human Than God

More Human Than God by Luna Archiary (Album)

October 16, 2013 in Music

On her second solo release, ‘More Human Than God’, Italian-French songwriter Luna Achiary recalls one of alt-rock’s all-time great bands… Tags: , ,

Capsules Northern Lights & Southern Skies

Northern Lights & Southern Skies by The Capsules (Album)

July 10, 2013 in Music

Former Shallow vocalist and her bass-playing spouse release another collection of moody pop songs with ‘Northern Lights & Southern Skies’… Tags: , , , ,

Memos by The Hush Now (Album)

May 29, 2013 in Music

The Hush Now provide a very worthy addition to the canon of creatively curious emo with the rather fine ‘Memos’… Tags: , , ,