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Kid Astray – ‘Back To The Ordinary’ EP

In lead vocalist/pianist Benjamin Giørtz and singer/synth player Elizabeth Wu, Norwegian pop band Kid Astray count a junior golf champion and a prodigious young pianist among their number. But the…

She & Him – ‘Classics’

This is the fifth album from New Girl star Zooey Deschanel and Portland songwriter/guitarist M Ward. She & Him’s earlier records, ‘Volume 1’, ‘Volume 2’ and ‘Volume 3’, positioned original…

Trash Kit – ‘Confidence’

Trash Kit have taken over four years to release this follow-up to their self-titled debut album. That might be cause for alarm if they were at all concerned with exploiting…

Krill – ‘Lucky Leaves’

If grungy Boston trio Krill prove anything on their debut album – originally out in the US in 2013 and getting a catch-up release over here ahead of a new…

Various Artists – ‘Shady XV’

In its 15-year existence, Eminem’s Shady Records has enjoyed some monstrous successes (50 Cent), missed some golden opportunities (Detroit talent Obie Trice quit the label in 2008) and housed its…

H Hawkline – ‘Salt Gall Box Ghouls’

H Hawkline recently joined Toy and Temples on the books of the esteemed London-based Heavenly label, and ‘Salt Gall Box Ghouls’ is his first release for them. It’s a collection…

Mary J. Blige – ‘The London Sessions’

In February, Disclosure released a remix of their ‘F For You’ single featuring Mary J Blige on vocals. Guy and Howard Lawrence had a powerful effect on the New York…

Bosco Rogers – ‘Googoo’ EP

Brighton duo Bosco Rogers have evidently drawn from a solid base of garage influences to create the fuzzed-out sound of this debut EP. ‘Googoo’ is an upbeat reflection of the…

Tetema – ‘Geocidal’

Faith No More Mike singer Mike Patton’s latest side project is a collaboration with Australian composer Anthony Pateras, who scored psychological thriller Errors Of The Human Body in 2012. Recorded…

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – ‘I’m In Your Mind Fuzz’

Since Kevin Parker started Tame Impala in 2007, antipodean psychedelia has steadily gathered an audience eager to have their minds bent. Following the release of second album ‘Lonerism’ in 2012,…

Githead – ‘Waiting For A Sign’

Making albums of minimalist gloom isn’t on the to-do list in most marriages, but it seems to work for Colin Newman (of Wire) and Malka Spigel (founder of '80s Israeli…

The Knife – ‘Shaken Up Versions’

The Knife’s decade-long journey through the human psyche came to an end this year when the Swedish art-tronica geniuses announced their retirement. They bow out with a record containing new…