Live | Mogwai @ Coventry Cathedral

Although June’s show in Hiroshima perhaps pipped it, filmmaker Mark Cousins and Mogwai couldn’t have chosen a better setting for the screening of Atomic, Living In Dread And Promise than Coventry Cathedral, which was decimated by Nazi airstrikes in 1940…

Album | Wilco – Schmilco

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Wilco, despite being 10 albums into their career, are still a band to hang your hopes on. They’re not your typical band, most don’t make it this far, and the band’s past clearly reflects why these 6 guys still exist…

Album | Local Natives – Sunlit Youth

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In seven years Local Natives have come a long way from the homemade, handmade vibe of Gorilla Manor to the slicker, synthier Sunlit Youth. The sound is bigger – synthesizers dominate the landscape. Matt Frazier’s drums are huge and the…

Album | Teenage Fanclub – Here

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Even when sharing a label with Oasis in the 90s, Teenage Fanclub never bowed to fad and trend, beating a melodic path that didn’t mask their Big Star and Byrds obsession. Almost 30 years since their birth, they remain an…

Album | Angel Olsen – My Woman

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Angel Olsen is one of those people, one of those musicians whose every utterance seems to have profound and passionate meaning. Her music warrants a helmet, a bulletproof vest and some serious training to not be affected by. Quite simply…

Session | Vanessa Anne Redd

After recording albums with Rubicks and Six Years and touring with John Foxx and Gary Numan, Vanessa Anne Redd set herself the challenge of recording a solo record. The result was ten songs of “grunge folk” that make up her…

Live | Sineater Festival 2016

As you climb the alpine track of the Long Mynde with its dizzying falls and narrow necks and descend into the soft dripping vale where nestles the parish of Rattlinghope, time rests its feet in slumber and the days turn…

Album | Pascal Pinon – Sundur

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There is something exceptionally Icelandic about Pascal Pinon right from the start of Sundur. You can hear Sigur Ros, Björk and the fascinating island’s landscape and culture deep inside the bones of the band and the music it makes. It’s…