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20. Angel Olsen – ‘Shut Up Kiss Me’ Here the Missouri-born musician takes the folk label she was previously pegged with and smashes it to bits with a three-minute grunge…

There comes a time in nearly every band’s career when they face the prospect of falling out of the limelight and fading into obscurity and irrelevance. Sometimes they’ll jump before…

Manchester’s music scene has been punching above its weight since the ’60s, giving us some of the most influential and world-beating bands of the last few decades and, from those…

Back in December 2014, Kendrick Lamar became the last musical guest on The Colbert Report. “No pressure,” the eponymous host told the rapper, “but keep in mind that Paul McCartney,…

Canada has always been envied as a sort of music utopia, with the Polaris Prize shortlist reading like every record-buyer’s annual Christmas wishlist (Buffy Sainte-Marie fought off tough competition from…

After her bubblegum pop banger ‘Call Me Maybe’ became inescapable in 2012, Carly Rae Jepsen seemed destined to become a classic one-hit wonder: Toni Basil for the Twitter era, if…

There’s something shifty about U2 these days, don’t you think? Ever since they snuck onto everyone’s iPhones in September 2014 and left their latest album ‘Songs Of Innocence’ there like…

Bloc Party are rumoured to have new music on the way – and, this time, it’s almost impossible to predict what they’ve been hard at work creating. Having recently replaced…

Such is Everything Everything’s career-long resolve to defy classification, Everything Nothing might well have been a better name for them. That is, in a nutshell, what their records usually sound…