May You Marry Rich by Colormusic

May You Marry Rich by Colormusic (Album)

March 10, 2014 in Music

On ‘May You Marry Rich’, Colormusic continue their desire to bring colour to music, taking this as their ‘purple’ album…

Tyrannosaurus Dead

Greatest Hits by Tyrannosaurus Dead (Album)

February 21, 2014 in Music

C86 and grunge argue over who loves each other more in this superb example of the current revivalist noise-pop zeitgeist…

Bombay Bicycle Club So Long

So Long, See You Tomorrow by Bombay Bicycle Club (Album)

February 20, 2014 in Music

Album four sees Bombay Bicycle Club enhancing the electronic tinge that made ‘A Different Kind Of Fix’ such a treat…

Velvet Moon sleeve

Velvet Moon by Velvet Morning (EP)

February 19, 2014 in Music

Southend’s finest psychedelic drone merchants unveil a debut that wears its influences on its sleeve but impresses all the same…

St Vincent

St Vincent by St Vincent (Album)

February 19, 2014 in Music

Her fourth album shows that Annie Clark has learnt to trust her instincts, with an exceptional palette of art-rock songs…

Hillary Barleaux

Hillary Barleaux by Hillary Barleaux (album)

February 18, 2014 in Music

Hillary Barleaux recalls a time when ‘Dawson’s Creek’ dominated TV screens and the world’s airwaves were thick with piano-led alt-rock…

Same Illusion by Trentalange (Album)

February 14, 2014 in Music

Barbara Trentalange returns with her first album in five years, and doesn’t disappoint with the soulful blues-grunge of ‘Same Illusion’…

The Districts by The Districts (EP)

February 13, 2014 in Music

On their self-titled EP, US teen four-piece The District pay tribute to Mississippi legends of yore with some superb blues-rock…

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…

Coronation Ball

You Had My Heart by Coronation Ball (Single)

February 7, 2014 in Music

Coronation Ball drag the funky, R&B-inflected indie-rock of Dismemberment Plan kicking and careening into a new decade t’s less than…

Algernon Doll Spilt Milk Perfume

Spilt Milk Perfume by Algernon Doll (Single)

February 6, 2014 in Music

Scotland’s Algernon Doll graduates from the Elliott Smith school of Pacific northwest songwriting to become a scholar in Seattle grunge…

Menace Beach Low Talker EP

Low Talker by Menace Beach (EP)

January 19, 2014 in Music

Menace Beach attempt to revive the grunge and psychedelic music of the 80s/90s with new EP ‘Low Talker’ – and…

Give The People What They Want

Give The People What They Want by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings (Album)

January 14, 2014 in Music

Sharon Jones makes a triumphant return after beating cancer, with her illness having done nothing to diminish her vocal power…

Patterns 'Walking Lines'

Walking Lines by Patterns (Album)

January 12, 2014 in Music

Making their debut, Patterns walk the line between shoegaze revivalism and cerebral electronica, coming out smelling like veteran dream poppers…

Pixies EP2

EP2 by Pixies (EP)

January 11, 2014 in Music

Those legendary zeitgeist-spawning inventors of the loud/soft dynamic, the Pixies, return with their second EP release in the past year…

Happyness by Happyness (EP)

January 10, 2014 in Music

Happyness make the journey from indie rock pretenders to dream pop darlings during the course of this fine debut EP…

Northern America Wander

Wander by Northern American (Single)

January 8, 2014 in Music

In advance of their summer-scheduled debut album, Northern American offer a single full of Californian melody and New York charm…

Painted Palms artwork

Forever by Painted Palms (Single)

December 14, 2013 in Music

Two (geographically) distant US cousins serve up an impressive debut single that blends influences from 60s psychedelia and 90s Britpop…

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…