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albums & eps
Edits – ‘Higher Tides...

by Kyle McCormick on 24 August 2015

Following a debut EP – ‘Dusk/Dream/Dawn’ – in 2013, the Mancunian “atmospheric rock” duo Edits are to release a follow-up in the guise...
The Fratellis – ‘Eyes...

by Kyle McCormick on 24 August 2015

After an energetic debut, an elegant follow-up, and a disappointing comeback, how will The Fratellis’ fourth studio album fair in the eyes of fans...
Agent Fresco - Destrier

by AlasterKirk on 06 August 2015

If the phrases ‘progressive metal’ and ‘named after medieval horses bred for war’ (‘Destrier’) strike fear and dread into your heart, be...
Following a debut EP – ‘Dusk/Dream/Dawn’ – in 2013, the Mancunian “atmospheric rock” duo Edits are to release a follow-up in the guise of the two-parter ‘Higher...

Edits – ‘Higher Tides v1.0’

by Kyle McCormick on 24 August 2015

After an energetic debut, an elegant follow-up, and a disappointing comeback, how will The Fratellis’ fourth studio album fair in the eyes of fans and critics? Opening with the...

The Fratellis – ‘Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied’

by Kyle McCormick on 24 August 2015

If the phrases ‘progressive metal’ and ‘named after medieval horses bred for war’ (‘Destrier’) strike fear and dread into your heart, be brave, and read on. They did...

Agent Fresco - Destrier

by AlasterKirk on 06 August 2015

A few years back, the UK reggae scene was one of the most electrically exciting things you were likely to come across. A host of newly rising bands were offering refreshing live...

Ghost Writerz - 'All The Way'

by AdamTait on 04 August 2015

Key Markets is Sleaford Mods' eighth album (their third 'proper album', apparently), but the first they've released into the atmosphere of a majority Tory government. That's...

Sleaford Mods - Key Markets

by AlanAshtonSmith on 21 July 2015

The artwork for Magnifique is a sea of diverse faces. There’s men wearing glasses, men wearing sunglasses and men smoking cigarettes. There’s women too - young women, old...

RATATAT - MAGNIFIQUE

by TomRose on 21 July 2015

Half ecstasy, half outer space, The Chemical Brothers new release is intergalactic. Striking the chords of tradition with one foot in progression keeping the album fresh, the duo...
Sounding more like a cover band’s attempt to break out of wedding gigs than an established indie rock outfit’s third full length, Frankie & The Heartstrings’ new record...

Frankie & The Heartstrings - Decency

by TomRose on 21 July 2015

Little Boots aka Victoria Hesketh returns for her third album and free from the shackles of a major record label. This new found freedom is evident in abundance with a record...

Little Boots - Working Girl

by RossScott on 15 July 2015

The perennial challenge of the 'difficult' second album sees Surrey-born songstress Lucy Rose weighing up her musical options between the acclaimed folk-pop of 2012's Like I Used...

Lucy Rose - Work It Out

by CatChadderton on 08 July 2015

    ‘Curio’ is a lovely word, but it’s not one you get a whole lot of legitimate opportunities to use. Malka’s ‘Marching To Another Beat’ is one such...

Malka - 'Marching To Another Beat'

by AdamTait on 29 June 2015

Let’s be honest: bands led by drummers are rarely spectacular. But since departing Placebo in 2007, Steve Hewitt’s been demonstrating a real skill for songwriting and vocals,...

Love Amongst Ruin – Lose Your Way

by ChristopherNosnibor on 29 June 2015

Everybody is Going to Heaven is a downpour. The sophomore effort from Michigan’s Citizen starts with ‘Cement’—a brooding opener of ominous guitar and rolling drums that...
‘Eagerly awaited’ and ‘hotly anticipated’ may well be stock PR and press hyperbole, but in the case of My Love is Cool, the debut album from Wolf Alice, they’re...

Wolf Alice – My Love is Cool

by ChristopherNosnibor on 24 June 2015

For those of you who are looking for an easy Sunday afternoon album, Jenny Hval's Apocalypse, Girl probably shouldn't be your first choice. Contrary to the breathy vocals and...

Jenny Hval - Apocalypse Girl

by DavidBeech on 17 June 2015

S4M TV
S4M TV // KITE BASE - 'Dadum'

by AdamTait on 25 August 2015

S4M TV // Shannon and the Clams - 'Corvette'

by DavidBeech on 19 June 2015

S4M TV // Agent Fresco - 'See Hell'

by Kyle McCormick on 01 June 2015

S4M TV // Club Kuru - 'Long Drive'

by AshMeikle on 01 June 2015

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