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John Lennon 1980: The Last Days in the Life by Kenneth Womack – book review

John Lennon 1980 by Kenneth Womack Out 8th October 2020 (Omnibus Press) Kenneth Womack's new book explores the final, tragic year of John Lennon's life, in which...

Whitney: Candid – album review

Whitney – Candid (Secretly Canadian) LP | CD | DL Out 14th August 2020 7/10 With their new covers album, Whitney mostly play it safe, but they still...

Charli XCX: Boiler Room, LA – live review

Charli XCX Boiler Room 13th of July In support of her new lockdown-produced album, Charli XCX delivers an endearingly eclectic live stream from her home for Boiler...

Goldie: Timeless – 25 Years On

Tomorrow (31st July) sees Goldie's seminal debut album Timeless celebrate its 25th birthday. Writer Simon Tucker looks back at the album and its continued...

Small Hours: The Long Night of John Martyn by Graeme Thomson – book review

Graeme Thomson’s biography Small Hours: The Long Night Of John Martyn gives compelling insight into the complexities of John Martyn the man and his music. Friends, colleagues and family are often wholly emphatic in their admiration of Martyn’s talent and the lasting impression he made on their lives. His confounding abilities were something of a double-edged sword as they also facilitated destructive behaviours in his personal life that haunt this biography.

Gordi: Our Two Skins – album review

Gordi - Our Two Skins (Jagjaguwar) LP | CD | DL Out Now 7/10 With Our Two Skins, Gordi builds on the strengths of her last album, delivering...

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: Sideways to New Italy – album review

  Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Sideways to New Italy (Sub Pop) LP | CD | DL Out Now 7/10 The Australian rockers deliver more of the same with...

Ian Curtis: Disorders, Transmissions & A Writers Relationship

On the 18th May it will be 40 years since Ian Curtis, lead singer and lyricist with the seminal band Joy Division, sadly took...

Pole: 1,2 & 3 – Reissues Review

Pole: 1,2,3 Mute Records LP/CD/DL Out Now! Remastered and reissued box set of seminal Pole (Stefan Betke) albums 1, 2 and 3 available on vinyl for the first...

Madge Gill: Myrninerest – book review

Madge Gill - Myrninerest (Rough Trade Books) Out Now Collecting together the drawings and embroideries of outsider artist Madge Gill, this new book from Rough Trade...

Blokeacola Announces Self-Titled Debut Album Due This April

Welsh Psych-pop helmet covered oddity Blokeacola has announced details of his debut self-titled album and shares new video I Change My Mind. Last month's...

Lester Square & Craig Gannon: Cuts EP Review

Lester Square & Craig Gannon Cuts EP (Self-released) DL/Streaming Released: April 1st, 2020 7/10 Square and Gannon bring you something for the weekend. It would be hard to...

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