It’s been eight years since Howling Bells’ excellent self-titled debut album. On it, the Australian fourpiece fused Nick Cave’s doomed Gothicism and the neo-noir of David Lynch’s ‘Lost Highway’. By…

Our favourite Aussie indie spooks are velvety enough as it is, but slip them into a cover of Britney’s lust-pop classic from their Shockwaves NME Awards Show at London’s Islington…

It takes a brave bridesmaid to try and upstage über-fox Juanita Stein at her own NME Awards Show, but flaxen-locked frontman Richard Frenneaux of Red Light Company is just that…

“Hallelujah! Let the brilliant Howling Bells save your Keane-trodden souls with their heavenly daebut LP!” That’s what we’d be shouting down Oxford Street through a megaphone if it wouldn’t result…

This is an album unlike most albums. Where much music now dwells in city centres in the midst of the Saturday night scrum (Hard-Fi, Kasabian, Kaiser Chiefs) or in an…

Aussies Howling Bells may look like the ‘evil’ gang that The Long Blondes would have to battle in a bubblegum-gore version of Grease, but it’s not all menace and doom…