"like the music of the spheres", says Stuart Gadd
Released on Infectious Music | By Stuart Gadd
Exeter punks return with a refreshing new soulful sound
Released | By Jak Hutchcraft
The guitars like an angry wasp in a box, there are white hot licks and air raid warning drone inside
Released on G-Records | By Stuart Gadd
Father Sculptor is certainly no guardian of the banal, but if you’re looking for a 1980s inspired music scene all over again, it must start here. An intertextual masterpiece!
Released on IX Hispana Records | By AP Childs
The album is almost a letter to critics past and present that says ‘Dear Fuckers, I am still around and better than ever. Signed Ian.'
Released on Edsel | By Darren Myers
Mute Everything Else
Released on Matador | By Nicholas Burman
Put simply, we’re in the land of bouncy, early ‘80s electro here – think Giorgio Moroder at a Nintendo warehouse party and you won’t be far off
Released | By Ric Rawlins
A soft but warming electronica record worth more than a minute of your time
Released | By Nicholas Burman
A perfectly happy, summer record which just doesn't feel essential
Released on Yep Roc | By Nicholas Burman
A blend of African pop and jazz with mixed results but a welcome surprise nonetheless
Released on City Slang | By Stephanie Chase
On the cover we have Lambeth Boys Palma Violets who tell us stuff about stuff such as “Look! What are you doing? Bring down some guitars and amplifiers and start a band!”. Same goes for features... featuring Edwyn Collins, Deap Vally give us a mountain hi, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, The Stranglers (early years) and Dream Syndicate ***** In New Blood you'll find: The 1975, Coves, Childhood, Fat Goth, Little Green Cars, Night Engine, Thought Forms, F.U.R.S. and Filthy Boy ***** We have an embedded Artrocker Radio Player with focus on Wet Nuns ***** Rock The Look of Hypnotic Eye ***** Masses of reviews ***** 'Art' with David Bowie ***** A look back with Black Lips ***** Tim Burgess' column ***** Lovely photos and tons of clever digital thingies
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