albums & eps
Blur - 'The Magic Whip'

by AlexJackson on 26 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...
Waxahatchee - 'Ivy Tripp'

by DavidBeech on 24 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...
Moon King - 'Secret Life'

by AdamTait on 23 April 2015

Moon King’s Secret Life is an electro-krautrock punch in the gut that regularly seems unable to contain it’s own frenetic urgency. Perhaps this...
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

Moon King’s Secret Life is an electro-krautrock punch in the gut that regularly seems unable to contain it’s own frenetic urgency. Perhaps this has something to do with...

Moon King - 'Secret Life'

by AdamTait on 23 April 2015

The Alabama Shakes of Boys & Girls were full of raw, yearning southern passion, driven by bluesy twangs of roots rock and Brittany Howard’s howl. And as immense an album it...

Alabama Shakes - 'Sound & Color'

by AdamTait on 23 April 2015

Arriving on the ebb and flow of the emo revival movement in 2011, Sheffield's Nai Harvest quickly asserted themselves as a British alternative to the wave of acts that began making...

Nai Harvest - 'Hairball'

by DavidBeech on 21 April 2015

Consistently underrated, yet definer of many classic alt-country gems, Calexico’s colourful concoction of Latin and Mariachi influences continue to dazzle. Joey Burns and John...

Calexico - 'Edge of The Sun

by AlexJackson on 20 April 2015

Dance, it’s summer! What do you mean it’s only April, and it’s raining torrentially in between the wind and snow? Inventive duo M+A have harnessed the glee imparted in the...

M+A – ‘Anyway Milkyway EP’

by Kyle McCormick on 15 April 2015

Brandishing guitar, alt-rock dreams, and a notable accent, Hello Future are looking to get their first foot on the Scottish stadium rock ladder with debut EP ‘Circular...

Hello Future – ‘Circular Motion EP’

by Kyle McCormick on 15 April 2015

The wistful black and white image of a striking gentleman at the coast may conjure some incorrect predications about the music of Antonio Lulic. Whilst the Londoner’s musical...

Antonio Lulic – ‘Son EP’

by Kyle McCormick on 15 April 2015

Gothic ain’t even the word for Shlohmo’s latest outing. The man himself has described the record as akin to Electric Wizard trying to make an R&B album, but even that...

Shlohmo - 'Dark Red'

by AdamTait on 11 April 2015

At ten songs and under half an hour in length, ‘A Distorted Sigh’ is a whirlwind introduction to the abrasive “thrash pop” of Scottish trio Garden of Elks. With all three...

Garden of Elks – ‘A Distorted Sigh’

by Kyle McCormick on 10 April 2015

Living Fields is truly a watershed moment in Portico’s history. For a band already so commended for their pioneering endeavors as the quartet they no longer are, the decision...

Portico - 'Living Fields'

by AdamTait on 09 April 2015

A lot can be said about house music these days, it's one of those genres that really divides opinion. Some love it, some loathe it. But regardless of what you may think, Fort...

Fort Romeau - 'Insides'

by Luke McFarlane on 09 April 2015

Few bands strive to ignore rules as fervently as Polar Bear. Even to say that, though, would be a mis-step. Polar Bear don't strive, they just do. The lack of convention to their...

Polar Bear - 'Same As You'

by AdamTait on 09 April 2015

On their self titled new album, The Apache Relay are anything but reinventing the wheel - instead they appear to wear their influences on their sleeves...

The Apache Relay - 'The Apache Relay'.

by EdwardClibbens on 02 April 2015

S4M TV
S4M TV // Man & The Echo - 'Honeysucker'

by AdamTait on 26 April 2015

S4M TV // Rae Morris - 'Love Again'

by AdamTait on 02 April 2015

S4M TV // FLAVIA COELHO - 'Por Cima'

by AdamTait on 20 March 2015

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