Philly punks Nothing are back from the brink with a new record that draws on some really, really bad times.
Mr. Scruff : Sweetsmoke
An endearingly stoopid record
Musically, however, Scruff is a rare breed of pop alchemist - the sort that throws big gobbets of wobbly lounge-jazz, disco, and African funk into his bubbling cauldron, but is modest enough to present the results with an idiot grin rather than the smug smirk of a dedicated ethnic tourist. An endearingly stoopid record.
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’