albums & eps
Where do you start with Pere Ubu? I mean, apart from with ‘Final Solution’? Their repertoire is beyond vast and so often ventures in to the weird that their proto-punk...

Pere Ubu - 'Architecture Of Language 1979 - 1982'

by ChristopherNosnibor on 30 March 2016

Evan Thomas Weiss, the Chicago solo musician operating as Into It. Over It. and sounding heck of a lot like a four piece, has proven himself a key name in the recent “Emo...

Into It. Over It. - 'Standards'

by JamieHallaman on 30 March 2016

Let’s get this out of the way early on, Lody Kong feature two Cavalera brothers (and Max’s sons)-Igor Jnr and Zyon. Not living off their famous relatives’ name though, the...

Lody Kong - 'Dreams And Vision'

by RossScott on 30 March 2016

Much like fellow Austin dwellers Spoon, this four-piece have amassed quite the fan-base and had critical acclaim lauded on them from all corners of the music industry in recent...

White Denim - 'Stiff'

by AlexJackson on 28 March 2016

Following 2012’s Maraqopa and 2014’s Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son, Damien Jurado completes his unique trilogy of LPs with Visions of Us on the Land. For four years...

Damien Jurado - 'Visions Of Us On The Land'

by JamieHallaman on 23 March 2016

Iggy Pop could easily have billed his new record as the work of a supergroup. With Josh Homme and his QOTSA colleague Dean Fertita on board, as well as Arctic Monkeys drummer...

Iggy Pop - 'Post Pop Depression'

by AlanAshtonSmith on 22 March 2016

After going back to their fast-paced punk roots with 2013 album Desperate Ground, The Thermals revisit the more progressive sound of 2010’s Personal Life in their new record....

The Thermals - 'We Disappear'

by AlanAshtonSmith on 21 March 2016

Based in London, and with roots in Scotland and Sudan, Eliza Shaddad's music goes some way to reflecting this geographic spread with its infectious wisdom. Following 2012's...

Eliza Shaddad - 'Run EP'

by Kyle McCormick on 18 March 2016

Not to be confused with another Sacred Bones signing, the angry neofolk act Cult of Youth, Copenhagen three-piece Lust For Youth consists of Hannes Norrvide, Malthe Fischer (Oh...

Lust For Youth - 'Compassion'

by ChristopherNosnibor on 17 March 2016

Formerly known as Baby Godzilla before a legal dispute, HECK's début album is a blistering whirlwind from start to finish, which proves quite the onslaught over its 40...

HECK - 'Instructions'

by Kyle McCormick on 17 March 2016

Few albums will be made under the same sort of emotional weight as School Of Seven Bell’s probable final album. Final, because Benjamin Curtis tragically died of lymphoma...

School Of Seven Bells - 'SVIIB'

by AdamTait on 16 March 2016

For all the zany insouciance that seems to attach itself to Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, A Man Alive is an unnervingly poignant album. As the album’s overarching theme -...
From the tight riffs of killer rocker 'Molly', Palehound immediately sounds like an exciting proposition. Throughout, the overall vibe Boston singer-guitarist Ellen...

Palehound - 'Dry Food'

by MarcusErridge on 13 March 2016

Falkirk musician and filmmaker Adam Stafford quietly picked up considerable acclaim in 2013 for the beguiling sleeper-hit Imaginary Walls Collapse. To issue his follow-up, Taser...

Adam Stafford - 'Taser Revelations'

by JamieHallaman on 11 March 2016

The Dutch trio’s triumphant UK debut, 2014’s Prisoner, blasted fresh air into psychedelic hard rock, wielding sexy idiosyncrasies and lysergic anthems. Delightfully, Get Well...

Birth Of Joy - 'Get Well'

by KarenDelaney on 07 March 2016

S4M TV
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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