Monthly Archives: April 2010

New: The Xcerts – Slackerpop

The Xcerts are a band who are self-described as sounding like ‘a pissed off Scotland’


By Tom Price
on 29th Apr 2010
in Music

New: Tubelord – Stacey’s Left Arm

Tubelord. A band with eccentric but angrily poetic lyrics and a dislike for standard time signatures.


By Tom Price
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Interpol

One of the most mysterious and secretive bands around, Interpol return this year with their fourth, as yet untitled record. Yesterday they made the first song Lights available to download for free from their official website, and whilst they are not covering any new ground or reinventing themselves, it is a welcome return from the […]

Review: Caribou

After a three year absence Caribou returns with his new record ‘Swim’…


By Joel Chima
on 28th Apr 2010
in Music

Flying Lotus

A new Flying Lotus album emerging into the wild is always an event, but the release of COSMOGRAMMA on Flying Lotus’s myspace today quite possibly deserves a national holiday all of its own. So far Crack in the Road is on its second listen and we can confirm that the two year wait has very […]


By Joel Chima
on 27th Apr 2010
in Music

Interview: Frank Turner

‘I bought my soul back from the Devil/And now I’m keeping it all to myself‘, and so begins Frank Turner‘s most recent, and critically acclaimed, album ‘Poetry of The Deed‘. Created in his post-hardcore origins, Frank Turner‘s acoustic sound rages with the burning desire to cast aside the oppressing evils of the world, and to […]

Interview: Stornoway

Having been shortlisted on the BBC’s ‘Sound of 2010’ list, which has in previous years predicted the successful rise of Foals, Klaxons, and The Rumble Strips, Stornoway are hoping to achieve even greater heights with their debut album ‘Beachcomber’s Windowsill’. Their previous three single releases have all been well received by critics, with the Independent describing […]

Single of The Week: Marina and The Diamonds

Her work may essentially be a cross section of sounds taken from various female singer song writers…


By Joel Chima
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M.I.A

M.I.A’s latest single ‘Born Free’ is a stomper of a punk rock anthem, raucous and rebellious this is definitely a song you’ll be hearing a lot of this summer. No details of the song have been posted on M.I.A’s website, but with her so far untitled new album just round the corner we expect new […]


By Joel Chima
on 24th Apr 2010
in Music

Review & 5 Minutes With: Raised By Swans

No Ghostless Place is a moving, atmospheric journey through the catacombs of haunting vocal melodies and tenderly plucked guitars