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Orphans & Vandals - I Am Alive And You Are Dead

Orphans & Vandals - I Am Alive And You Are Dead

Review of Orphans & Vandals album 'I Am Alive And You Are Dead' released through Ambiguous Records.London-based five piece Orphans & Vandals produce some of the most dark and disturbing, yet completely compelling music I...

Review posted on 14th April 2009

Lisa Hannigan - Sea Sew

Lisa Hannigan - Sea Sew

Review of Lisa Hannigan's album 'Sea Sew' released through Hoop Recordings on 27/04/2009.Lisa Hannigan's haunting vocals will no doubt be familiar to most. She is well known for her six-year collaboration with Damien Rice and...

Review posted on 14th April 2009

The Black Box Revelation - Set Your Head On Fire

The Black Box Revelation - Set Your Head On Fire

Review of The Black Box Revelation's album 'Set Your Head On Fire' released through T4Tunes on 27th April 2009.The Black Box Revelation are Brussels based Jan Paternoster (Guitar/vocals) and Dries Von Dijck (Drums) and at...

Review posted on 14th April 2009

Super Furry Animals - Dark Days/Light Years

Super Furry Animals - Dark Days/Light Years

Review of Super Furry Animals album 'Dark Days/Light Years' released through Rough Trade on 13th April 2009The Super Furry Animals have been overrun with side projects, such as Gruff Rhys's Mercury nominated Neon Neon and...

Review posted on 6th April 2009

The Siegfried Sassoon - Muscle Beach/The Al Gore Rhythm

The Siegfried Sassoon - Muscle Beach/The Al Gore Rhythm

Review of The Siegfried Sassoon's double a side single 'Muscle Beach/The Al Gore Rhythm' released through Natural History Records on 23rd March 2009.Refreshingly different yet still managing to be eccentrically English, Surrey based The Siegfried...

Review posted on 6th April 2009

Navvy - Idyll Intangible

Navvy - Idyll Intangible

Review of Navvy's album 'Idyll Intangible' released through Angular Records on 23rd March 2009.The Sheffield four piece Navvy bring us their debut album saying if we buy it we'll be 'guaranteed lots of dirty synths...

Review posted on 30th March 2009

Just Jack - Embers

Just Jack - Embers

Review of Just Jack's single 'Embers' released through Mercury records on 30th March 2009.Following critical acclaim for his second album, Overtones (which gave us the hit single Starz In Their Eyes) Just Jack returns with...

Review posted on 30th March 2009

Filthy Dukes - Nonsense In The Dark

Filthy Dukes - Nonsense In The Dark

Review of Filthy Dukes album 'Nonsense In The Dark' released through Polydor on 16th March 2009.Filthy Dukes are Tim Lawson and Olly Dixon, DJs who still run their 'Kill Em All' club night at Fabric....

Review posted on 30th March 2009

Joe Gideon & The Shark - Harum Scarum

Joe Gideon & The Shark - Harum Scarum

Review of Joe Gideon & The Shark's album 'Harum Scarum' released through Bronzerat Records on 9th March 09. The hype around this duo has been huge, and rightly so. Joe Gideon and his sister, Viva...

Review posted on 23rd March 2009

The Bluetones - Expecting To Fly

The Bluetones - Expecting To Fly

Review of The Bluetones album 'Expecting To Fly' released through Mercury Records on 9th March 09.As a teenager swept up in the Britpop movement of the mid-nineties, the original Expecting To Fly was a staple...

Review posted on 23rd March 2009

Trash Fashion - Barfly, Camden

Trash Fashion - Barfly, Camden

Review of Trash Fashion live at the Barfly, Camden on 14th March 09. The now London based four piece unleashed the Trash Fashion experience on Camden Barfly and were a refreshing change. None of this...

Review posted on 16th March 2009

King Of Spain - Battleships & Aeroplanes

King Of Spain - Battleships & Aeroplanes

Review of King Of Spain's album 'Battleships & Aeroplanes' released on 6th April 09 through Shifty Disco. This is the debut album from the London-based indie four piece released on Oxford label Shifty Disco. King...

Review posted on 13th March 2009

The Asteroids Galaxy Tour - Fruit

The Asteroids Galaxy Tour - Fruit

Review of The Asteroids Galaxy Tour's debut album 'Fruit' released through Small Giants in May 09.The Asteroids Galaxy Tour have enjoyed some pretty hefty radio play thanks to their song Around The Bend being used...

Review posted on 13th March 2009

Higamos Hogamos - Higamos Hogamos

Higamos Hogamos - Higamos Hogamos

Review of Higamos Hogamos self-titled debut album released through DC Recordings on 16th March 09. Higamos Hogamos is the creation of Steve Webster and Toby Jenkins, formerly of Black Neon (Webster), The Squire Of Somerton...

Review posted on 11th March 2009

U2 - No Line On The Horizon

U2 - No Line On The Horizon

Review of U2's album 'No Line On The Horizon' released through Mercury Records.A media frenzy, leaked songs and a slot opening the Grammys, you would have thought that it wasn't possible for the hype around...

Review posted on 10th March 2009

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Ono Palindromes - Kitty Magic

Ono Palindromes - Kitty Magic

Review of Ono Palindromes' EP 'Kitty Magic' released through Rainbow Records on 6th April 09.Formerly Young Sensations, the Exeter 5-piece Ono Palindromes release this EP showcasing their alternative, energetic indie-punk. Their press release calls the...

Review posted on 4th March 2009

Will And The People - Knocking

Will And The People - Knocking

Review of Will and the People's single 'Knocking' released through RCA on 4th May 09. This is the debut single from the promising band, Will And The People who hail from Brighton's live scene and...

Review posted on 4th March 2009

The Boy Least Likely To - The Law Of The Playground

The Boy Least Likely To - The Law Of The Playground

Review of Boy Least Likely To's album 'The Law Of The Playground' released through Too Young To Die on 9th March 09. It's been a long wait for the follow up to this indie pop...

Review posted on 3rd March 2009

The Kills - Black Balloon

The Kills - Black Balloon

Review of The Kills EP Black Balloon released through Domino Records on 23/02/09.Black Balloon is the lead song on this new EP from The Kills, which is released to coincide with their huge upcoming US...

Review posted on 3rd March 2009

The Noisettes - Don't Upset The Rhythm

The Noisettes - Don't Upset The Rhythm

Review of The Noisettes' single 'Don't Upset The Rhythm' released through Mercury Records on 23rd March 09.If you think this track sounds familiar, you're right. It was used on a well known car ad. This...

Review posted on 2nd March 2009

Mongrel - Better Than Heavy

Mongrel - Better Than Heavy

Review of Mongrel's debut album 'Better Than Heavy' released through Wall Of Sound on 2nd March 09.The phrase 'Indie Super-group' conjures up images of self indulgent side projects, and you might think that Mongrel are...

Review posted on 2nd March 2009

The Go! Team - Grip Like A Vice

The Go! Team - Grip Like A Vice

The Go! TeamGrip Like A ViceSingle ReviewThe Go! Team, what can be said about these? Hmm well this lot are just mental they steal pieces of music in the shape of samples, mix them together...

Review posted on 9th August 2007

The Sigma - Maybe Baby

The Sigma - Maybe Baby

The SigmaMaybe BabySingle ReviewThe Sigma are what you get when you cross the seductive guitar sound of Razorlight, with a prominent Kooksian beat and the refined, subtle voice of The View. It's an indie sound...

Review posted on 11th June 2007

The Rumble Strips - Motorcycle

The Rumble Strips - Motorcycle

The Rumble Strips MotorcycleSingle ReviewSka really isn't to my taste but when it comes to The Rumble Strips there's just something so appealing about the trumpet meets rock band that makes me succumb to their...

Review posted on 11th June 2007

Good Shoes - Morden

Good Shoes - Morden

Good ShoesMordenSingle ReviewGood Shoes broke on the scene with an unusual but interesting approach to a then suffocating punk/pop genre. Active since 2004 to the present day the Morden Indie pop sensation are destined for...

Review posted on 11th June 2007

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Album Of The Week: The 30th Anniversary of 'Pretty On The Inside' by Hole

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Courtney Love went from Faith No More to Pagan Babies before roles in Sid And Nancy and Straight To Hell propelled her forward to form her seminal...

Placebo - Beautiful James Audio

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Returning with their first new song in five years, Placebo have just dropped ‘Beautiful James’ as the first taster of their forthcoming album.

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Having just celebrated the release of his debut EP, 'The Life and Death of MacKenzie Kane', Portuguese singer-songwriter Zé Pedro Viveiros, aka Zed...

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