Eric Clapton 'Give Me Strength' cover

Give Me Strength: The ’74/’75 Recordings by Eric Clapton (Boxset)

December 12, 2013 in Music

A commemorative, ‘Super Deluxe’ remastering of the releases where Clapton began to really stretch himself as a singer and songwriter…

Hey Sleeper

Gone For Ten Fingers by Hey, Sleeper (EP)

December 3, 2013 in Music

Hey, Sleeper recalls a time when the indie-folk singer-songwriter was re-established in pop music, reminding us that some things never…

The Wytches 'Robe For Juda' single cover

Robe For Juda by The Wytches (Single)

December 3, 2013 in Music

On single ‘Robe For Juda’, this Brighton trio hint at a greatness that is normally the domain of hindsight alone…

The Jam box set

The Studio Recordings by The Jam (Boxset)

November 26, 2013 in Music

All six studio albums by Weller, Foxton and Buckler reissued in a lavish vinyl boxset, complete with two bonus discs…

Paul Carrack - Rain Or Shine

Rain Or Shine by Paul Carrack (Album)

November 26, 2013 in Music

In 14 months, Paul Carrack releases one good album, tirelessly gigs and records another! Take note all you young pretenders……

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Performance: Rockin’ The Fillmore – The Complete Recordings by Humble Pie (Boxset)

November 24, 2013 in Music

A remastering of all the material that led to the classic live album which cemented their reputation as a ‘supergroup’…

Until The Ribbon Breaks A Taste Of Silver

A Taste Of Silver by Until The Ribbon Breaks (EP)

November 21, 2013 in Music

The debut EP from Until The Ribbon Breaks fuses sample-based hip-hop with genuine lyricism – and succeeds where others have…

Margot MacDonald – 'Canvas' cover

Canvas by Margot MacDonald (Album)

November 19, 2013 in Music

An opera-inflected vocalist and loop pedal virtuoso from Washington DC, delivers her fourth full-length studio LP of epic folk rock…

Paramour by Lisa Cuthbert (Album)

November 16, 2013 in Music

Dublin songwriter Lisa Cuthbert’s second full length album ‘Paramour’ is a true victory of both songwriting courage and compositional excellence…

Another Lie by Traedonya (Single)

November 16, 2013 in Music

Traedonya’s debut single, ‘Another Lie’, is an uplifting, modern but tentative step into the hallowed halls of classic jazz-funk n…

Kings by Sukh (Album)

November 16, 2013 in Music

Manchester’s favourite folk-singing doctor releases his debut long player, showing off an impressive vocal range and some nifty guitar work…

The Whybirds - A Little Blood

A Little Blood by The Whybirds (Album)

November 13, 2013 in Music

The British guitar band’s fan-funded third album, drawing on the best of 70s rock from both sides of the Atlantic…

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Ketevan by Katie Melua (Album)

November 6, 2013 in Music

Mike Batt and son help Ketevan Melua continue her dominance of the adult contemporary pop market with ‘self-titled’ sixth album…

Raise Your Love by Rhodes (EP)

October 29, 2013 in Music

Rhodes’ debut EP ‘Raise Your Love’ reveals a haunting vocal talent reminiscent of one of music’s great vocalists and romantics…

Lily & Madeleine

Lily & Madeleine by Lily & Madeleine (Album)

October 29, 2013 in Music

On their self-titled debut, Indianapolis sisters Lily & Madeleine write songs that bring to mind Cat Power and Beth Orton…

The Huting

The Hurting [30th Anniversary Edition] by Tears For Fears (Boxset)

October 27, 2013 in Music

Time to relive those 80s memories with this four-disc anniversary edition of the thinking man’s synth-pop duo’s 1983 debut album…

Quality Street - Nick Lowe

Quality Street by Nick Lowe (Album)

October 24, 2013 in Music

Mission: record a selection of Christmas songs and make it fly. Impossible? Lowe ditches the sleigh bells and finds out…

Cheatahs Cut The Grass

Cut The Grass/Kenworth by Cheatahs (Single)

October 22, 2013 in Music

Cheatahs set themselves up perfectly for playing SWN Festival & Wichita’s 13th Birthday Party with this excellent indie-rock double A-side…

Muswell Hillbillies

Muswell Hillbillies (Deluxe Edition) by The Kinks (Album)

October 22, 2013 in Music

An oft-overlooked album from Ray Davies and co gets the Deluxe Edition treatment, a full 42 years after its original…

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…

Zone-O-Tone by Andy Fairweather Low cover

Zone-O-Tone by Andy Fairweather Low & The Lowriders (Album)

October 14, 2013 in Music

Welsh songwriter AFL, and his Lowriders, take a break from touring to produce an album of warm and thoughtfully defiant…

HAIM - Days Are Gone cover

Days Are Gone by Haim (Album)

October 1, 2013 in Music

California’s golden sisters deliver one of the most anticipated pop albums of the year. But is it hip or just…