Live Review // James Holden

Corsica Studios - 15/6/13 I'll admit I didn't catch all of James Holden's set to celebrate the release of his glorious new album, The Inheritors....

Live Review // Sin Fang & Pascal Pinon

Hoxton Bar and Kitchen - 29/5/13 Photo by Howard Melnyczuk Back after a successful show at Ja Ja Ja in March, Pascal Pinon have been raising a...

Live Review // Wavves

Camden Underworld - 24/06/13 Throughout the course of any given gig, you expect there to maybe be a couple of moments at most in which the...

Live Review // Lanterns on the Lake

Scala - 19/6/13 Lanterns on the Lake's return to the London stage marks a tentative step back into the limelight for the Newcastle five-piece, following...

Live Review // Trophy Wife

Birthdays - 13/6/13 A few weeks ago, Oxford-based Trophy Wife announced: “we're going to be turning our attention to making some new music after this,...

Live Review // Little Comets

The Borderline - 14/6/13 Before Phil Collins betrayed fans of progressive rock everywhere by steering Genesis from makers of 20 minute synth epics to producers...

Review // James Holden – The Inheritors

Border Community // June 17th There’s a fine line between beauty and chaos. Think Jackson Pollock, think Picasso, think Lindsey Lohan. Visionaries who blurred the edge of...

Review // Waxahatchee – Cerulean Salt

Wichita // July 1st Despite nearly a decade of experience playing in various bands and musical projects, it’s only with the release of ‘Cerulean Salt’,...

Review // M O N E Y – The Waiting Room

The Waiting Room - 13th June When probed about his ambitions for MONEY, front man Jamie Lee said this: “Our aim with this band –...

Review // Kirk Spencer / Gaps / Crvvcks / Iyes

Old Blue Last, Shoreditch 11/06/13 As IYES take to the stage to kick off proceedings, they're faced with the unenviable task of winning over a crowd...

Review // Anna von Hausswolff – Ceremony

City Slang // June 17th Understandably, with the relentless rate of great artists appearing through the scene, everyone falls over themselves for Swedish electronic music....

Review // Surfer Blood – Pythons

Sire Records // June 11th Surfer Blood's long awaited follow-up to 2010's spectacular surf rock debut 'Astro Coast' is thoroughly enjoyable. Some of the raw...

Review // Boards of Canada – Tomorrow’s Harvest

Warp Records // June 10th Think of all the incredible things the average human being could do in the space of 8 years...You could celebrate...

Review // Cloud Boat – Book of Hours

Cloud Boat – Book of Hours Apollo Records // Out Now Tom Clarke and Sam Ricketts (not the Bolton Wanderers defender) aka Cloud Boat bring us...

Review // Scanners – Love is Symmetry

Scanners  – Love Is Symmetry Tigertrap Records // June 10th Scanners are a band of many talents, the varying pace and styles on this, their third...

Review // Spectrals – Sob Story

Spectrals - Sob Story Wichita // June 3rd Spectrals (Louis Jones to his friends) fluttered into shot a couple of years ago boasting an array of...

Review // CSS – Planta

SQE Music // June 10th Consistency has always been a problem for CSS and in perfect keeping with tradition; they skip gleefully from the sublimely...

Review // Eleanor Friedberger – Personal Record

Merge // June 4th ‘Last Summer’, the 2011 solo debut born amidst the hiatus/combustion of Fiery Furnaces, remained puzzlingly undiscovered by the record-downloading public. This...

Review // Mount Kimbie – Cold Spring Fault Less Youth

Mount Kimbie -  Cold Spring Fault Less Youth Warp // Out Now Before it even had time to breath, “dubstep” became a dirty word, its commercial...

Review // Gold Panda – Half Of Where You Live

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...

Review // Jon Hopkins – Immunity

Domino // June 3rd ‘Immunity’ starts with the jangling of keys in a door, the music begins as it shuts. Fitting, as Jon’s intention...