Album Reviews

JBM – ‘Stray Ashes’

It’s baffling that Canadian singer-songwriter Jesse Marchant chooses to release music under a name that sounds like a Home Counties haulage company. But though...

Halo Halo – ‘Halo Halo’

Snatching at the structural freedom of post-punk bands like the Au Pairs and The Raincoats but smoothing out their jagged edges, London trio Halo...

Gauntlet Hair – ‘Stills’

Denver’s fantastically monikered Gauntlet Hair (apparently named in honour of legendary blues fellow Johnny Winter’s flowing barnet) have found a bit of character since...

Darren Hayman & The Short Parliament – ‘Bugbears’

Ex-Hefner member Darren Hayman follows up April’s ‘Four Queens’ and last year’s ‘The Violence’ – about queens and the Civil War-era Essex witch trials...

Pet Shop Boys – ‘Electric’

Pet Shop Boys’ defining era, their self-described “imperial phase”, began nearly 20 years ago. They owned it in ridiculous style. Show me a band...
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