Mount Kimbie – Love What Survives // Album Review

Four years after their last album, Mount Kimbie's third full-length shows the duo stripped back and more ambitious.

Paul Kelly // Live Review

Life is fine, claims Paul Kelly on his new album. For two hours in the Shepherd's Bush Empire, irrespective of whatever ills were going on in the outside world, it has been.

Sigrid // Live Review

Sigrid's first major headline show in the capital was always going to be a litmus test.

Death From Above – Outrage! Is Now // Album Review

Is 'Outrage! Is Now' the beginning of the next chapter for Death From Above?

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – The Echo of...

As bold and as confident a record The Echo of Pleasure is, it does begin to blur in to one on repeat listens.

Bicep – Bicep // Album Review

Bicep have created a sublime record that’s as at home on the dancefloor as it is in your bedroom.

Girlpool // Live Review

The LA-based DIY punk duo have brought their acclaimed sophomore album Powerplant to the Village Underground, and seem louder than ever.

Alex Cameron – Forced Witness // Album Review

Cameron's morphed into character again, but the world this time around is a much murkier one.

Mogwai – Every Country’s Sun // Album Review

Every Country’s Sun blatantly looks to the band’s past for inspiration, while constantly looking ahead to the future.

Sløtface – Try Not To Freak Out // Album Review

Equal parts thoughtful to reckless, Sløtface triumph with a blowout of fiercely fun pop tunes.

Interpol // Live Review

When the reverb-drenched chords of ‘Untitled’ ring out across Alexandra Palace, you’re immediately engulfed by the same shivers you were upon first pressing play on the CD back in the summer of 2002.

Portico Quartet – Art In The Age Of Automation // Album...

From the nimble drumming to the rich layers of strings, no semiquaver goes unexamined.

Liars – TFCF // Album Review

"If you listen you will hear that sound right there in my mind", he sings on highlight "No Tree Branch", and that's what this record sounds like - a trip in to a fascinating, hilarious and disturbing psyche.

CYMBALS – Light In Your Mind // Album Review

This is CYMBALS relaxing into their identity, breaking down barriers and seeking new beginnings.

Ross From Friends // Live Review

The extra presence supplied by live musicians, combined with an energy that only 2am-in-Corsica-Studios can supply, results in a very special show.

Susanne Sundfør – Music For People In Trouble

Introspective, unguarded and tonally sombre, Music For People In Trouble finds the classically-trained, musical polymath reverting to singer-songwriter mode...

Car Seat Headrest // Live Review

Car Seat treat London to a pulsating offering of their very own refined breed of guitar music.

The War On Drugs – A Deeper Understanding // Album Review

If the album's flawless predecessor put The War On Drugs on the map, this effort cements his project as the finest exponent of Americana indie rock on the planet.

Green Man // Festival Review

Green Man was a joy. Shamelessly middle class at times, yes. But going on the music and lack of hangovers, a joy.

Nadine Shah – Holiday Destination // Album Review

Something tightly wound, more experimental and, dare we say it, sonically up-tempo.

Queens Of The Stone Age – Villains // Album Review

Are Josh Homme's gang of rock'n'roll punishers stepping into safer, more chart-friendly territory?