RT @adm_bn: I wrote a few words on the new Kindness album for @Shout4Music http://t.co/A4ar0pQzqx
albums & eps
Indiana - No Romeo

by AdamTait on 20 October 2014

 The title of Indiana’s debut LP sets out the records mandate pretty clearly. From the first No Romeo is riddled with statements of...
And You Will Know Us By the...

by ChristopherNosnibor on 20 October 2014

This, people, is a killer album. The guitars interweave taut patterns that grab and nag. The vocals are imbued with the gamut of emotions, rent with...
Bear's Den - Islands

by DavidBeech on 20 October 2014

Whilst the music of Bear's Den might well be warm, comfortingly familiar and even nostalgic, Islands is a record that, for all its sentiment, is still...
 The title of Indiana’s debut LP sets out the records mandate pretty clearly. From the first No Romeo is riddled with statements of independence. In some cases, like...

Indiana - No Romeo

by AdamTait on 20 October 2014

This, people, is a killer album. The guitars interweave taut patterns that grab and nag. The vocals are imbued with the gamut of emotions, rent with angst. It’s the drums that...

And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead – IX

by ChristopherNosnibor on 20 October 2014

Whilst the music of Bear's Den might well be warm, comfortingly familiar and even nostalgic, Islands is a record that, for all its sentiment, is still as fragile in its entirety as...

Bear's Den - Islands

by DavidBeech on 20 October 2014

Second album time for Kindness’ Adam Bainbridge, whose debut ‘World, You Need A Change Of Mind’ - a straight-up, languid funk-inspired album which delivered one of 2012’s...

Kindness - Otherness

by AdamBunn on 15 October 2014

Coursing through everything Jessie Ware does is an understated, irresistible sense of style. Nothing is forced upon the listen, the artist doesn’t seem to strive for anything,...

Jessie Ware - Tough Love

by AdamTait on 09 October 2014

First off, that album art, it’ll warp your mind – the music will recover your sanity though. Now onto their third album, Edinburgh quintet We Were Promised Jetpacks have...

We Were Promised Jetpacks – ‘Unravelling’

by Kyle McCormick on 08 October 2014

Released through the exciting Sinnbus Records, The/Das’ debut record Freezer is an interesting slice of understated and potentially sinister electro-pop sounds. From the...

The/Das – ‘Freezer’

by Kyle McCormick on 08 October 2014

It’s all about the vocals here, whether it be the experimental and a cappella style of Juice Vocal Ensemble, or the brooding tones of the talented David Thomas Broughton, or...
Warp is one of the most exciting, innovative and groundbreaking labels in the world with artists such as Boards of Canada, Brian Eno, Grizzly Bear and Battles making up an...

Flying Lotus - You're Dead!

by PaulRiley on 08 October 2014

All the best band names start with a story, and Little Arrow are no exception. Taking their name from a message left scrawled in sand by a hospitable European baker following an...

Little Arrow - Furious Finite

by DavidBeech on 07 October 2014

Concept albums in 2014 are a rare format, a format some might deem archaic and think belong to the likes of Pink Floyd and their legions of greying fans. It's an understandable...

Turning Plates - The Shouting Cave

by DavidBeech on 07 October 2014

“The hardest thing about going away, is coming back,” said someone somewhere probably. When it comes to Jamie T, the questions is; how much has changed in five years? Carry...

Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge

by AdamTait on 06 October 2014

Not even a full 18 months since their last long-player, New Zealand’s Die! Die! Die! are back with another slab of high-octane guitar-driven alt-rock. Like putting your tongue...

Die! Die! Die! - SWIM

by ChristopherNosnibor on 06 October 2014

  Seattle's Minus The Bear have continually demonstrated a knack for effortlessly condensing a number of musical styles under their vaguely math-esque branch of alternative...

Minus The Bear - Lost Loves

by RolandMcIntyre on 06 October 2014

  At this point it’s a little hard to know where to start with Richard D. James. Some would have you believe he is the returning saviour of dance music, sent back to us to...

Aphex Twin - Syro

by AdamTait on 30 September 2014

S4M TV
S4M TV // FURS - 'An Eye On The Vicious'

by AshMeikle on 12 October 2014

S4M TV // Rouge - 'Strike'

by MegDuncan on 12 October 2014

S4M TV // Royal Blood - 'Ten Tonne Skeleton'

by AshMeikle on 11 October 2014

S4M TV // Cathedrals - 'Unbound'

by AshMeikle on 01 October 2014

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