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Album review: Michael Kiwanuka – KIWANUKA

Album review: Michael Kiwanuka – KIWANUKA

Michael Kiwanuka’s third album pushes new sonic boundaries on a journey of self-discovery. “Am I a hero now?” Michael Kiwanuka does not know the answer. The opening question of the single “Hero” is one of his new album’s biggest topics. …read more

Album review: Amon Tobin – Long Stories

Album review: Amon Tobin – Long Stories

World renowned experimental electronic music producer Amon Tobin released his follow up for April’s Fear In A Handful Of Dust this month, where will he take us next on this ambient journey? Part two of this year’s schedule follows suit, …read more

Album review: The Black Keys – Let’s Rock

Album review: The Black Keys – Let’s Rock

Blues rock duo The Black Keys are back with Let’s Rock, a dense, rich fuzz rock barrage of danceable bouncy blues, laced with gospel-esque choral backing vocals and groove laden beefy drums. The band’s first album since 2014’s Turn Blue, …read more

Album review: Tim Hecker – Anoyo

Album review: Tim Hecker – Anoyo

A companion piece to last year’s ‘Konoyo’ this arrives very quickly after its predecessor. Drawing again from sessions with Tokyo Gakusko, it’s very much part two of a journey. Konoyo refers to the physical world, this world and that album …read more

Record Store Day 2019 – Our Top Picks

Record Store Day 2019 – Our Top Picks

Record Store Day is almost here again – take a look at our top choices from this year’s offerings! 808 State – 4 States of 808 State “Limited edition 4 x 12″ box set exploring four very different sides of …read more

Album review: MUSE – Simulation Theory

Album review: MUSE – Simulation Theory

Muse have steadily moved to the point where they are releasing the eighth studio album of their career. They’ve never made a duff album, but have they ever made a classic, career defining one, like The Joshua Tree or Violator? …read more