Reviews

Slow Club Complete Surrender

Sheffield duo Slow Club release their first LP for the Universal subsidiary, Caroline International, after two albums with the independent Moshi Moshi. Does this mean a move to the big leagues?

Joe Rivers surrenders, if not completely...

Alvvays Alvvays

Lead by likable vocalist Molly Rankin, the young Tonronto foursome's debut effort perpetuates the longstanding tradition of tapping into the vast compendium of reverb-soaked indie pop.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

PS I Love You For Those Who Stay

On Meet Me At The Mustard Station and Death Dreams, PS I Love You were tied together with a manic sound. On their latest effort, For Those Who Stay, the group seem to move in a slightly different direction, but do they pull it off?

Andrew Ciraulo will certainly be staying around for this one...

White Lung Deep Fantasy

Deep Fantasy, the third album from Vancouver punk band White Lung, strives to gratify listeners through hooks and immediacy.  But, that's about it. 

Sean Caldwell reviews...

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Happy Anniversary... Ride The Lightning

Metallica's second album is a landmark for both thrash metal and the band itself. Evolving from the sound of the band's debut, Ride The Lightning is a ferocious and frenetic record that gave birth to some of Metallica's best known songs. 

Joe Marvilli celebrates as one of thrash's best turns 30 years old...

Lxury (Interview)

Fresh offstage from his set at the UK leg of the Corona SunSets festival, Lxury talks to Craig Stevens about creating music, his history with Disclosure and his desire to collaborate with Kate Bush.

Click here to read the interview...

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Ida (Paweł Pawlikowski)

Empowered by an elegant simplicity, the concise film sensorially conveys a coming-of-age story in early 1960s Poland.

Grant Phipps regards...