Philly punks Nothing are back from the brink with a new record that draws on some really, really bad times.
Armand Van Helden Koochy(ffrr)
Armand Van Helden returns here, amid a symphonic flurry of scratches, with a storming and highly judicious cut built around a sample of Gary Numan's 'Cars', far and away the pasty-faced one's greatest musical effort and a song of which even Kraftwerk would have been more than proud. A bit old school, for sure, particularly given that 'Cars' was a hit before many clubbers were even born,
but whether you get the reference or not, this is massive, honking,
18-wheeler-sized stuff for sure.
The Strokes dabble with sounds from throughout their career on a satisfying return
Once the thrill of the cast and visuals wears off, this follow-up to Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland is a drag
George Clooney and Julia Roberts bounce off each other like pros in this amusing take on fat cat greed
The hooks are plentiful and the energy’s palpable, but the Bottlemen still don’t have a ‘Wonderwall’