albums & eps
Courtney Barnett - 'Sometimes...

by AdamTait on 26 March 2015

When terms like ‘suburban poetry’ start getting bandied about it’s hard not to find yourself cringing a little. Barnett’s music is so...
The Staves - 'If I Was'

by AdamTait on 25 March 2015

If I Was is the sort of follow up album you imagine most acts dream of making. Debut Dead & Born & Grown showcased their exceptional voices,...
Mugwump – ‘Unspell’

by Kyle McCormick on 24 March 2015

‘Unspell’ is the debut album from the renowned Belgian producer and DJ Mugwump, a canvas of minimalistic of electronic soundscapes accented with...
When terms like ‘suburban poetry’ start getting bandied about it’s hard not to find yourself cringing a little. Barnett’s music is so wonderfully direct, in fact, that...
If I Was is the sort of follow up album you imagine most acts dream of making. Debut Dead & Born & Grown showcased their exceptional voices, but didn’t see the sisters...

The Staves - 'If I Was'

by AdamTait on 25 March 2015

‘Unspell’ is the debut album from the renowned Belgian producer and DJ Mugwump, a canvas of minimalistic of electronic soundscapes accented with a variety of vocal...

Mugwump – ‘Unspell’

by Kyle McCormick on 24 March 2015

‘Bright Young Things’ is certainly a bright, albeit short, introduction to the exciting “electro-indie” quartet Delamere. Featuring a mere three tracks at an overall...

Delamere – ‘Bright Young Things EP’

by Kyle McCormick on 24 March 2015

At the centre of all the magnetism and energy that whirls around Seasick Steve’s music, is the personality of the man himself. This might seem like a given for any musician,...

Seasick Steve - 'Sonic Soul Surfer'

by AdamTait on 23 March 2015

Following the phenomenal and deservedly lauded album that is ‘Everything’s Getting Older’, ‘The Most Important Place In The World’ represents the second mind meld of a...
2014 was a year that saw powerful, thought provoking, soulful female lead albums dominate pop music. The likes of FKA Twigs, Jessie Ware, and Banks all released either debut or...

Laura Welsh - 'Soft Control'

by Luke McFarlane on 16 March 2015

‘Recall Fade Return’ is the second album from Tyneside kraut-wizards and wizardess Parastatic, and whilst this record is considerably more grounded and immediate than their...

Parastatic – ‘Recall Fade Return’

by Kyle McCormick on 15 March 2015

If you summed up FM as a record containing both a Black Flag cover and Game Of Thrones references, you’d probably have a different sort of album in mind. That would be a bad...

The Skints - 'FM'

by AdamTait on 12 March 2015

If the line between bare, simple electronica and a grandiose orchestral sound is a tightrope, Fyfe, instead of gently gliding across he prances - Paul Dixon has...

Fyfe - 'Control'

by KnarBedian on 11 March 2015

 Classic rock with a distinct pop leaning and bathed in layers of guitar... Hammond organ, sax... there’s so much in the mix that it shouldn’t work. But The Dreaming...

The Dreaming Spires - 'Searching For the Supertruth'

by ChristopherNosnibor on 11 March 2015

Diamond Rugs is an innovative coming together of assorted band members from Deer Tick, Black Lips, Dead Confederate’s, Los Lobos and Six Finger Satellite. Beginning with...

Diamond Rugs – 'Cosmetics'

by MarcusErridge on 09 March 2015

Everything about Ghostpoet marks him out as among the shrewdest observers of the human condition. It seems a day-to-day life spent trying to unravel the stories behind people is...

Ghostpoet - 'Shedding Skin'

by AdamTait on 09 March 2015

Cold War Kids have grown into a new age sound in Hold My Home, one that is fit for modern war - hammering and efficient, guitar and drum-heavy, upbeat and clean. The band...

Cold War Kids - 'Hold My Home'

by Jon Simmons on 08 March 2015

There’s a moment in ‘A Certain Pleasure’, the third track on this debut album from Fawn Spots, when the thunderous punk roar, fast and frantic enough that it comes close to...

Fawn Spots - 'From Safer Place'

by AlanAshtonSmith on 07 March 2015

S4M TV
S4M TV // FLAVIA COELHO - 'Por Cima'

by AdamTait on 20 March 2015

S4M TV // Demob Happy - ' Young & Numb'

by AdamTait on 10 March 2015

S4M TV // Kano - 'Hail'

by AdamTait on 03 March 2015

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