Godspeed You! Black Emperor Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress

Previously known as 'Behemoth', Godspeed You! Black Emperor's latest album has been a regular feature of the band's live sets since 2012. But was the studio version worth the wait?

Mark Davison reviews...

Torres Sprinter

The latest by the Nashville singer-songwriter gets to the heart of the matter with open-hearted directness, and in balancing the coarse with the refined there’s a clearer sense of what Scott wants to find even if she struggles to understand the conditions that affect her most deeply.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Beauty Pill Beauty Pill Describes Things As They Are

Beauty Pill Describes Things As They Are interrupts 11 years of silence from D.C. rock band, Beauty Pill.  It’s a very welcome return.

Sean Caldwell reviews...


METZ's II might seem all-too familiar at first to those who were fans of their raucous debut, but that only means that METZ haven't lost the smallest iota of their unequivocal ferocity and power in crafting a follow-up.

Peter Quinton reviews...


Overlooked Albums #41: The MC5 - Kick Out The Jams

Right now, right now, right now, it's time to... KICK OUT THE JAMS!

Angel Aguilar takes us back to Detroit's golden age...

The Singles Bar - 30th March 2015

School's out for the Easter holidays and you ain't got no alibi, so come to The Singles Bar. And if you don't want to... Ooh! Stick You!

Joe Rivers extends those wishes to both yo Momma and yo Daddy...


Home Cinema – April 2015

This month's best home cinema releases, including Sweet Smell of Success, Wooden Crosses and The Offence.

Kai Lancaster reviews


Leviathan (Andrey Zvyagintsev)

Both biblical and modern in scope, Zvyagintsev's epic film indicts the corrupt intertwined power structures of the Russian Orthodox Church and State with pointed finality.

Grant Phipps pulls it in with a fishhook...