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Dustin Kensrue - 'Carry The...

by RossScott on 25 May 2015

Thrice frontman Dustin Kensrue releases his 4th solo album just in time for the announcement of the end of a three year hiatus. And the...
Virginia Wing - 'Measures of...

by MarcusErridge on 25 May 2015

Virginia Wing have a languid, brooding style that blends electronic and psychedelic influences into an edgy, engaging and transportive listen....
Applescal - 'For'

by AdamTait on 21 May 2015

  When Applescal last released an album, 2013’s Dreaming In Key, obnoxious terms like IDM (intelligent dance music, obviously) were still...
Thrice frontman Dustin Kensrue releases his 4th solo album just in time for the announcement of the end of a three year hiatus. And the man's been busy in the interim....

Dustin Kensrue - 'Carry The Fire'

by RossScott on 25 May 2015

Virginia Wing have a languid, brooding style that blends electronic and psychedelic influences into an edgy, engaging and transportive listen. Imagine the soul of 90s Trip-Hop,...

Virginia Wing - 'Measures of Joy'

by MarcusErridge on 25 May 2015

  When Applescal last released an album, 2013’s Dreaming In Key, obnoxious terms like IDM (intelligent dance music, obviously) were still being swung around like they...

Applescal - 'For'

by AdamTait on 21 May 2015

In large parts, Best Coast’s third album California Nights sounds exactly what the name suggests. It’s full of surfer-ish vibes, the splashy hard rock of constant sunshine....

Best Coast - 'California Nights'

by AdamTait on 15 May 2015

When it comes to the new Mumfords record, there's unavoidably one thought knocking around everyone's head. Where’s the fucking banjos, guys? You’ve devoured the hand that fed...

Mumford & Sons - 'Wilder Mind'

by AdamTait on 15 May 2015

Róisín Murphy’s transformation from Moloko lead-singer to bold and experimental solo artist was unforeseen by many. The rather sugary middling pop of the 90s duo was replaced...

Róisín Murphy - 'Hairless Toys'

by AlexJackson on 12 May 2015

It’s bizarre, it’s intelligent, it’s whimsical, it’s damn fantastic, and it’s the debut album from London’s mind-bending duo Vienna Ditto (and it’s called...

Vienna Ditto – ‘Circle’

by Kyle McCormick on 05 May 2015

Following up 2012’s Gradients, Edinburgh quartet The Winter Tradition have presented ‘Lumi’ as an equally beautiful second offering. Starting with the soaring ‘All Back...

The Winter Tradition – ‘Lumi’

by Kyle McCormick on 04 May 2015

Powerful and ferocious from the outset, Stoneghost’s debut album ‘New Age of Old Ways’ emits none of the troubles that preceded it, at least not in a quiet and mournful...

Stoneghost – ‘New Age of Old Ways’

by Kyle McCormick on 04 May 2015

Word of mouth success can be a funny thing. When this four-piece first teased out the wonderfully playful ‘Waveforms’ around six months before their debut release, appetites...

Django Django - 'Born Under Saturn'

by AlexJackson on 04 May 2015

‘Live from The Wishing Well’ marks Nine Black Alps’ first live album, recorded at the band’s tenth anniversary show in Manchester in December 2013. It may seem strange...

Nine Black Alps - 'Live From The Wishing Well'

by ChristopherNosnibor on 29 April 2015

So where do And So I Watch You From Afar go after 2013’s All Hail Bright Futures, which saw them expanding their territory while combining fast-paced fretwork with big rock-...

And So I Watch You From Afar - 'Heirs'

by ChristopherNosnibor on 29 April 2015

Any label you might attempt to attach to Braids’ third album seems a bit of a misnomer. The frantic pace and urgency of its rhythms would be at home on an album of...

Braids - 'Deep In The Iris'

by AdamTait on 27 April 2015

The likelihood of a return to group status has been playing on the minds of many since Blur’s epic show-stealing performance at Glastonbury in 2009 reminded us all what we had...

Blur - 'The Magic Whip'

by AlexJackson on 26 April 2015

If Cerulean Salt, the second record from Alabama's Waxahatchee, was interested in the realisation that “your childhood is over, your innocence is gone”, then Ivy Tripp sees her...

Waxahatchee - 'Ivy Tripp'

by DavidBeech on 24 April 2015

S4M TV
S4M TV // Animal Music - 'We Stay Vacant'

by Kyle McCormick on 11 May 2015

S4M TV // Denitia and Sene - 'The Fan'

by AshMeikle on 07 May 2015

S4M TV // Is Tropical - 'Cruise Control'

by AshMeikle on 05 May 2015

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