The Courtneys The Courtneys II

The Vancouver trio's second release strips away any semblance of amateurism and flexes their songwriting muscles even further.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

NE-HI Offers

NE-HI return with their sophomore effort, and just as was the case with their debut, it's difficult not to be charmed by their brand of infectious guitar pop.

Matthew Smith reviews...

The Flaming Lips Oczy Mlody

On their fourteenth studio album, The Flaming Lips are as over-the-top and weird as ever, but with a little more focus as they continue to explore new possibilities and ideas.

Jeremy Monroe reviews...

Elbow Little Fictions

Elbow's seventh album finds the band moving toward subtler sounds with mixed success. But when it works, Elbow can still create magic like no one else.

Joe Marvilli navigates this gentle storm...


Marsicans (Interview)

To coincide with the release of new single Friends, Rob from Leeds-based indie band Marsicans spoke to Craig Stevens about their recent European tour, using playlists to curate DJ sets, and why they won't be rushed into releasing an album.

Click here to read the interview...

Quick Takes (January 2017)

It's our first Quick Takes of the year! Juan Edgardo Rodríguez and Carl Purvis once again revisit a handful of albums that caught their attention during the past month. This month's selections include Ty Segall, Foxygen, Migos, Priests, and more.

Ty Segall insists...


Top films of 2016

Grant Phipps and Angel Aguilar look back over their 2016 at the cinema, to name the best (and some of the worst) movies of the year.

FInd out which films made the grade here...


20th Century Women (Mike Mills)

Strengthened by a sophisticated autobiographical screenplay, the film's poignant and warmly amusing scenes capture an enriching spectrum of resilient personalities in 1979 Santa Barbara, CA.

Grant Phipps regards...