NOTOWN // June 10th It's strange to think that it’s been four years since 'Quitter's Raga' entered our consciousness, but here we are with Derwin's...
The quartet don’t attempt to mature ahead of their time, instead proudly presenting a brash voice of socially aware and self-empowered youth.
Still indebted to the unfailing euphony of C86, Encore, Un Effort! is smart, noisy and typically lyrically hilarious
Veering between regal acoustic jangles and epic shout-along choruses with clarion-calling urgency.
He returned for the encore in an ill-fitting santa outfit, delivering festive offering, 'Christmas on the M62', and underlining why he never got that Band Aid
Album highlights 'You Will Not Die' and 'Presbyteria' are slow-burning, piano-led anthems that put tenderness at the forefront of the record; his pain is there, demanding to be heard, but it's resilient.
"A new of Montreal album can always be regarded as a treat, just don’t expect more of the same"
Searching is Knox finding his own voice after standout solo track ‘Harry’s Code’. It’s early days but he would do well to avoid being typecast as easy listening.
NOS Alive is an absolute blast of a festival.
"The Parrots’ palpable energy is unstoppable, unable to be slowed down and bottled."
As the title suggests, blood paints the walls of every nightmarish room Diggs' narrator staggers through here - we review Clipping.'s latest horror-inspired release.
If Radkey keep it up they could be the ones to re-invent a new breed of punk-rock noise or, better still, awaken a disorderly rabble of individuals
The Pretty Reckless embody the fact that they’re a little odd and really who’s going to shun them for that?
as with 2011’s Hardcore Will Never Die…, it fails to break the sonic conventions that once marked them out as such a significant force in the world of post-rock.
Ultimately it’s dark and dense, but also inspiring and hopeful.
it is still a truly compelling album; building from the brilliant body of work which preceded it and blazing new trails towards an exciting tomorrow.
Everybody’s Heart Is Broken Now fairs better than its predecessor by taking an emancipatory trip to early-80s Manhattan
Just as label mates Grimes and St. Vincent broke through on later-career releases that struck a subversive pop note, Half Free does similar work and deserves to be considered on a equal footing to those stellar records
Perhaps sat on a Portuguese beach, sipping on caipirinhas, II would begin to get a whole lot more appealing, but right now it seems a tad underwhelming
Carving breathtaking vistas out of cavernous beats, soaring strings and subterranean bass rumblings.
In spite of the weather, the seminal Australian band brought the party atmosphere for their much-anticipated return to London, read our full review here.