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Live: Grizzly Bear at The Albert Hall

Brooklyn indie rockers Grizzly Bear deliver classic crowd pleasers as well as new hits at Albert Hall

Album: Mount Kimbie – Love What Survives

There’s a brief but beautiful moment in the opening track, ‘Four Years and One Day’, where after building for most of the track, the synths break off from the kraut-rock inspired guitar crescendo, only for the guitars to smash back in with a resemblance to Joy Division’s ‘Shadowplay’. Gone are the stripped back and precise […]

Live: Warehouse Project – 50weapons Finale/Modeselektion

Modeselektion rip apart preconceptions of their own songs… and pretty much anything that isn’t the most forward-looking Techno from around the world

Dimensions Festival announces full line-up

Âme, Boddika, Loefah, Floating Points (DJ set), BADBADNOTGOOD amongst many others added to the Croatian festival.

Live: Warpaint

Warpaint’s magical live show is a bubbling cauldron of 2 parts Joy Division, 1 part Foals and a sprinkling of chemical XX…

Live: Neneh Cherry

With a new album finally under her belt, Neneh Cherry brings her live show to Gorilla with backing from RocketNumberNine

Live: Gondwana Records Showcase – GoGo Penguin

GoGo Penguin are a 2-step ahead of you and the rest of the audience

Live: The Horrors

Despite the lavish stage production, The Horrors felt more distant than ever

Album: Flying Lotus – You’re Dead!

Flying Lotus returns with his fifth studio album on a journey through the afterlife and beyond…

Opinion: Rage Against the Mau5chine

A major lawsuit is brewing between Disney and producer Deadmau5, Lowell Clarke shares his thoughts on the matter

Feature: Professional Vandalism

Lowell Clarke talks Sampling

Album: Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long, See You Tomorrow

They’re past the debut of indie teenage angst, the suprise folk and an unexpected electronic tangent – now what?


CHVRCHES battle through illness to top their recorded sound at their largest UK headline show to date.

Live: Sound History Tour

The house and garage led tour lands in Manchester

Top 5 Songs… with samples.

Lowell Clarke selects his top 5 sampling tracks.

Album: Chvrches – The Bones of What You Believe

“It’s hard to find an unenjoyable moment on the album, but the simplicity of the songs bites back at them.”

Live: The Magic Band

Captain Beefheart’s cohorts brought his rock n’ roll spirit to a legendary Manchester venue

Live: I Am Kloot

The band’s second and final homecoming show at The Ritz saw the crowd treated to a magical set