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8 Great Albums That May Have Passed You By This Week

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…

Field Day, Victoria Park, London

“Be healthy! Be strong! Have no fear! Be free!” yells Patti Smith from Field Day’s main stage, arms outstretched like a priest addressing their congregation. The reformed Ride might be…

Mr Holmes – Film Review

Ian McKellen's portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in this film directed by Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) bears little resemblance to Benedict Cumberbatch's celebrated turn in BBC series Sherlock. Based on Mitch Cullins'…

Lost River – Film Review

When it was screened at last year's Cannes Film Festival, Lost River was met with whistling from an indignant audience. Expectations for Ryan Gosling's directorial debut – a noirish thriller…

The Look Of Silence – Film Review

An optician stares into the eyes of the men who killed his brother and drank his blood: astonishingly, this is a documentary. While Joshua Oppenheimer was making the Bafta-winning The…

The Darkness – ‘Last Of Our Kind’

“One by one the Kingdoms fall…” goes the spoken-word monologue that opens the fourth Darkness album. In comes the riff, a quaking, thrusting monster over which Justin Hawkins screams “AHHHHHH!”…

Ho99o9 – ‘Horrors Of 1999’ EP

This debut EP from New Jersey duo Ho99o9 (pronounced 'Horror') is unsettling from the outset. Opening track ‘No Regrets’ consists of 90 seconds of uncomfortable groaning and discordant noise that…

Christopher Owens – ‘Chrissybaby Forever’

Christopher Owens has never been easy one to figure out. The ex-Girls frontman has an amazing but tragic backstory – born into travelling Christian cult The Children Of God, he…

Everything Everything – ‘Get To Heaven’

Such is Everything Everything’s career-long resolve to defy classification, Everything Nothing might well have been a better name for them. That is, in a nutshell, what their records usually sound…

Sun Kil Moon – ‘Universal Themes’

It seemed for a while that Mark Kozelek would become best known for the spat he started with The War On Drugs when noise from their set bled into his…

Unhallowed Ground – Film Review

There is something refreshingly old-fashioned about this low-budget British horror. First-time director Russell England and writer/actor Paul Raschid wisely avoid Blair Witch-style found-footage detours, social media meta-narratives (see this year's…

Second Coming – Film Review

Idris Elba plays Mark, a railway engineer married to welfare officer Jax (Nadine Marshall, Love At First Sight). The couple live in London with their son (Kai Francis Lewis), and…