albums & eps
No two ways about it: Blood Drums was a remarkable and outstanding album, huge in scope and sonically, it was always going to be a tough one to better. The Kraftwerkian ‘Tardis...

Cavern Of Anti-Matter - 'void beats/invocation trex'

by ChristopherNosnibor on 22 February 2016

Remember when buying 12” and CDs singles used to get you bonus tracks? Well, Petrol Girls hark back to that golden age, by offering a 3-track digital EP, and a CD with three...

Petrol Girls - 'Some Thing EP'

by ChristopherNosnibor on 21 February 2016

Fans of Field Music’s 2009 double album Measure will be pleased with the latest offering from Sunderland’s finest. All quintessential Field Music elements are here; sparse...

Field Music - 'Commontime'

by MarcusErridge on 17 February 2016

Everyone's on the hunt for a winning formula. For business, love or entertainment. Trouble with a winning formula is, once you've found it it becomes very familiar. To deem 1000...

Sia - 'This Is Acting'

by AdamTait on 09 February 2016

Before one winces at the ‘concept album’ tag, it’s worth remembering that there’s usually more ideas in a Saul Williams couplet than there is in a major label’s...

Saul Williams - 'MartyrLoserKing'

by AlasterKirk on 09 February 2016

As documents of struggle go, the tale of Zachary Cole's deep dip into drug addiction is concoction of dreamy tales with hazy guitars. An apt reflection of his head space and...

Diiv - ' Is The Is Are'

by JayDuncan on 08 February 2016

Cornwall’s Lost Dawn shot to prominence in 2015 with their bright, glam-infused self-titled debut, drawing favorable reviews and lots of comparisons to T-Rex. Fever, though,...

Lost Dawn - 'Fever'

by MarcusErridge on 08 February 2016

Sub Plot, the first full length from Jonny Drop and new label Albert's Favourites, is a hypnotic lesson on the history of soulful rhythm. On the one hand, the record's...

Jonny Drop - 'Sub Plot'

by AdamTait on 05 February 2016

Almost exactly two years after the release of her debut album 'Peroxide', Nina Nesbitt has returned to provide a teasing taste of things to come. Showcasing an evolution...

Nina Nesbitt - 'Modern Love EP'

by Kyle McCormick on 05 February 2016

Canadian singer-songwriter Merival's refreshing debut EP demonstrates depth and sophistication in lyrics and arrangements that belies her age; all 5 tracks were written by the...

Merival - 'Lovers EP'

by MarcusErridge on 29 January 2016

There seems to be a renewed interest in the dominance voice on Skilled Mechanics, Tricky's team effort with long time collaborators DJ Milo and Luke Harris. Voices are pushed to...

Tricky - 'Skill Mechanics'

by AdamTait on 27 January 2016

Mystery Jets’ fifth album Curve of the Earth was announced as a very personal follow up to 2012’s country tinged Radlands.  And Curve of the Earth’s four year...

Mystery Jets - 'Curve Of The Earth'

by SeanAtkinson on 26 January 2016

While a strong record and runaway success, Daughter's debut If You Leave lacked consistency and cohesion. Not To Disappear is another story. While following following soundscapes...

Daughter - 'Not To Disappear'

by SeanAtkinson on 26 January 2016

Whereas 2008s debut Does You Inspire You hinted at the promise to come and strangely basked in its perky relentless, Something was the masterstroke that showed the Brooklyn-based...

Chairlift - 'Moth'

by AlexJackson on 26 January 2016

“I’m not going to hurt you, ‘cause I’m flirting with you,” Jenny Beth reassures on ‘Sad Person', essentially summing up what Adore Life is all about. Having staunchly...

Savages - 'Adore Life'

by AdamTait on 25 January 2016

S4M TV // Jake Evans - 'Glorious'

by AdamTait on 23 February 2016

S4m TV // Mod Sun - 'Shoot 'Em Down'

by AdamTait on 12 February 2016

S4m TV // Blitzen Trapper - 'Mystery And...

by AdamTait on 08 February 2016

S4M TV // Nina Nesbitt - 'Chewing Gum'

by Kyle McCormick on 18 January 2016

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