James Carroll reviews Sam Fenders latest album, with themes political, riffs lyrical, and a Brit Award’s critics choice.
Clairo drops her debut album in the shape of Immunity, a soft and sweet recollection of her teenage years
Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi captivates the crowd at his largest-ever headline show at Albert Hall in Manchester
With barely two weeks since the release of their critically acclaimed second album Joy As An Act Of Resistance, Bristol-based five-piece IDLES descend upon the basement of Manchester record store Fopp to a crowd of avid fans for an hour of sweat-laden carnage
Slaves return with an impressive third album, binning the meaningless skits of the previous LP whilst demonstrating the lyrical and vocal power of frontman Isaac Holman
With New Order, Hot Chip, and Kraftwerk on the menu at Bluedot, Freya Thompson reviewed a buffet of electronic music
Liam Gallagher played Hull on the same evening, but the DIY festival was making more noise