Wavves finds moments of success on You’re Welcome
Things have been a bit turbulent for Wavves since their last record. During the release of their previous album V, tensions between the band and their...more
Skating Polly combine serenity and rage on New Trick EP
Skating Polly have never been ones to hide their influences. From the off, they have put out straight-shooting bedroom grunge, their tracks calling ba...more
Fionn Regan soars to new heights on The Meetings of the Waters
Fionn Regan almost walked away from music. There was a moment before he started work on new album The Meetings of the Waters, where he seriously consi...more
Lisa Mitchell’s folk goes electric on Warriors
Lisa Mitchell returns this week with Warriors, the follow-up to 2012’s Bless This Mess and 2009's debut Wonder. The album sees Lisa moving away f...more
Ryan Adams is back to his old tricks on Prisoner
You know where you stand with a Ryan Adams record. Apart from the curveball that was 2015’s Taylor Swift covers album, for the past 17 years, he’s...more
Petrol Girls bowl us over with Talk of Violence
Petrol Girls are not for the faint of heart. The London formed, Austrian based four-piece have built a sound that is both explosive and detailed, with...more
The Wave Pictures offer booze soaked Bamboo Diner in the Rain
The Wave Pictures meant for their latest album Bamboo Diner in The Rain to be a booze-soaked, bluesy love letter to guitar music. In some ways, they...more
Teenage Fanclub salute the old guard on Here
Teenage Fanclub have been around long enough to know what they’re doing. They have a system. The three songwriters trade duties, laying the record o...more
Ezra Furman dwells on the Big Fugitive Life
Ezra Furman is fond of waifs and strays. After the success of his 2015 crossover album Perpetual Motion People, he return with a 6 track EP, comprisi...more
Top 10 Songs for When the World Has Gone to Shit
At this point, it’s almost universally accepted that 2016 has been a dud year so far. We’ve started proceedings with a slew of departed icons, soc...more