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Interview: Jordan Allen

Jordan Allen chats crazy girls, the prospect of an album and a love for Kurupt FM

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Why you should see City Calm Down tomorrow

The Melbourne four-piece play Soup Kitchen on Tuesday 28th November

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Album Review: Jessie Ware – Glasshouse

Jessie Ware’s third album promises a new and exciting era for the singer, but is she able to deliver what she has done so easily in the past?

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Event Review: Blue Monday – Bombay Bicycle Club DJ Set

Jamie MacColl took to the decks for another groovy episode of Antwerp’s best-loved indie event

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Live review: Jordan Rakei

A methodological approach to disappointment

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Album: Diet Cig — Swear I’m Good At This

Personal and political blur together in an infectiously energetic debut album that appropriately develops the pop-punk duo’s sound, writes Joe Casson

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Album: Father John Misty — Pure Comedy

On his disappointing third album, Father John Misty comes across as a parody of himself, offering trite social commentary and uninspired music, writes Joe Casson

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Album: Laura Marling – Semper Femina

Rebekah Shaw on Laura Marling’s mature and emotional exploration of feminine experience, identity and the problems with love

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Live: Cosmo Calling

Cosmo Calling are buoyed by a receptive audience and play a bright, enjoyable set, writes Callum Oliver

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Review: The Shins — Heartworms

The Shins’ latest record will be a welcome return for their dearest fans, but others will find another record to add to the backend of a summer Spotify playlist, Christian Hurry writes

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Live: State Champs

Is pop punk dead? Meg Roberts takes a trip down memory lane at the State Champs’ gig

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Album: Real Estate — In Mind

Subtly finetuning their sound, Real Estate have delivered a poignant and succinct album that expertly blends sunny guitars with contemplative lyricism