Blur - 'The Magic Whip'

Blur - 'The Magic Whip'

The global Blur journey continues. From their corner of Colchester they’ve hit London’s Primrose Hill for 1993’s ‘For Tomorrow’, the vomit rivers of Greek island Mykonos on 'Girls And Boys', engaged with the sounds of Seattle grunge on...

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Warmdüscher - 'Khaki Tears'

Warmdüscher - 'Khaki Tears'

‘Warmdüscher’ is a German word for a wimp, roughly translating as “you take warm showers” It seems like the sort of insult Saul Adamczewski and Jack Everett of Fat White Family would take to heart, given that they don’t look like they...

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John Wick - Film Review

John Wick - Film Review

In this directorial debut from stunt actor David Leitch – Brad Pitt's double in Fight Club – retired hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is grieving for his wife, helped by a Beagle puppy she sent from her deathbed. He's awakened from his torpor...

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The Wombats - 'Glitterbug'

The Wombats - 'Glitterbug'

Since 2007, The Wombats have fulfilled a basic human, but peculiarly British, need for melodic, irreverent indie pop that doesn’t take itself too seriously. They’ve always hinted at an inner turmoil beneath their external sanguinity, but the...

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Waxahatchee - 'Ivy Tripp'

Waxahatchee - 'Ivy Tripp'

On her first two albums, 2012’s ‘American Weekend’ and 2013’s ‘Cerulean Salt’, Alabama-raised singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield backed exquisitely delicate melodies with a tough grunge sensibility. The 26-year-old’s simple songs...

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5 Great Albums That May Have Passed You By This Week

5 Great Albums That May Have Passed You By This...

You know about the big releases each week, but what about those smaller albums which may have passed underneath your radar. Don't miss out on the smaller, lesser-known gems which might become some of your favourites. We've rounded up six of the...

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20 Tracks You Need To Hear This Week (8/4/2015)

20 Tracks You Need To Hear This Week (8/4/2015)

Yak - Smile “I never said romance was dead”, Yak frontman Oli Burslem booms, channelling his inner Nick Cave over a sleazy guitar riff that’s positively dripping with darkness. This track, from the London-based trio’s forthcoming...

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Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck

Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck

You hear a lot of things about Kurt Cobain, some of them apparently contradictory. That he was funny. That he was tortured. That he was ambitious and hungry for fame. That he was independently minded and a man of integrity. Twenty-one years on...

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Hackney's Finest - Film Review

Hackney's Finest - Film Review

Taking its cues from the extreme corners of Guy Ritchie's back catalogue, Hackney's Finest combines bloody violence, explicit drug use and knowingly stupid comedy. The debut feature from director Chris Bouchard begins with heroin-smoking...

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The Face Of An Angel - Film Review

The Face Of An Angel - Film Review

Rather than basing The Face Of An Angel on the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher, the trials of the two students accused of the killing and the global media circus that followed, director Michael Winterbottom channels fact through...

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