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Wild Beasts // Interview

It’s a bizarre environment though it seems to make complete sense for such a singular and wonderfully idiosyncratic band.

Kelela // Rising 2014

Rising Stars of 2014: As adept at producing a club banger as much as a stripped back, heartbreaking ballad, Kelela's is a voice that you’ll be hearing a lot more of.

Arcade Fire // Live Review

Win Butler is wearing a pillow case on his head fashioned to look like a tiger. Because, of course he is. Because this isn’t Arcade Fire, this is The Reflektors.

Arcade Fire – Reflektor // Album Review

Though Butler’s clunky lyrics can get in the way and not every experiment works, it’s refreshing that a band in their position is willing to take these risks.

Janelle Monae – The Electric Lady // Album Review

Not another wildly ambitious, technicolour, intergalactic, lesbian-themed sci-fi R&B concept album, you’re probably saying...

Future of the Left – How To Stop Your Brain In...

It’s the sound of a band smart enough to experiment while maintaining the brutal essence of what makes them so thrilling.

Future of the Left // Interview

"Sometimes you’ve got to have some meat and potatoes to enjoy the tuna and custard more appropriately." - Future of the Left Talk How to Stop Your Brain In An Accident.

Review // Arctic Monkeys – AM

Domino - September 9th … Or the album the Queens of the Stone Age would have made if they were from Yorkshire. While that glib statement...

Review // 65DAYSOFSTATIC – Wild Light

Superball Music // September 16th ‘Wild Light’ begins with a female voice stating ‘No one knows what is happening’ – and it’s a line that...

Review // Blondes – Swisher

RVNG Intl. - August 2nd Blondes’ Swisher turned up in its entirety on YouTube two months ago and only a year after the duo’s self-titled...

Live Review // Mogwai Performing live to Zidane, A 21st Century...

The Barbican - 26th July I’ve always tried to keep my love of football and music separate. The two things have always felt like complete...

Interview // No Age

"Hanging out late at bars and trying to get laid was more of a distraction than an inspiration"It’s been 6 years since No Age...

Review // Fuck Buttons – Slow Focus

ATP Recordings // July 22nd After soundtracking the Olympics opening ceremony there might have been some pressure on Andrew Hung and Benjamin John Power to...

Interview // Melt Yourself Down

Photo by Simon Mooney Melt Yourself Down are not your average band. For one thing they’re something of a supergroup, featuring member of acts as...

Review // The National – Trouble Will Find Me

The National – Trouble Will Find Me 4AD // May 20th There’s a time in my relationship with every National album - it’s usually about 5...

Reviews // RxGibbs – Contact

Cascine // April 2nd Ron Gibbs has been variously described as creating a warehouse rave for 'music intellectuals' and a shoegaze musician born into the...

Penny For Your Thoughts // March 2013

WHEN DOES BEING DERIVATIVE BECOME TOO DERIVATIVE? By Danny WrightWhen Foxygen released ‘We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic’, it was...

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