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Love & Rockets: Speedy Ortiz

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Love & Rockets: Speedy Ortiz

Speedy Ortiz were all ready to go with a curveball album of love songs, until the election of Donald Trump shook the world. Heading back to the drawing board, ‘Twerp Verse’ is the result of a rethink.

April 23, 2018 3:50pm

The pursuit of pleasure: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

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The pursuit of pleasure: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

On 2015’s ‘Multi-Love’, Ruban Nielson saw his personal life laid out and analysed. Now, on fourth LP ‘Sex & Food’, he’s trying to keep it “dumb”. Or his version of dumb, at least.

April 11, 2018 11:25am

​The Second Coming of Kate Nash

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The Second Coming of Kate Nash

Ten years after catapulting into the public eye, Kate Nash is having one hell of a second wind. With new album ‘Yesterday Was Forever’, we find the singer grabbing her new life by the balls.

March 29, 2018 11:00am

Welcome to rock school, with Demob Happy!

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Welcome to rock school, with Demob Happy!

Equal parts hard-riffing monsters and sweetened harmonic seducers, Demob Happy have existed in their own unquantifiable box from day one. Let’s get to the bottom of this particular rock riddle.

March 19, 2018 5:07pm

Surf’s up: it’s The Magic Gang!

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Surf’s up: it’s The Magic Gang!

Channelling the ‘60s into something fresh, new and exciting, The Magic Gang are leading a brilliant new pack of British guitar bands. Their debut album comes good on all their promise.

February 23, 2018 1:50pm

Hit reset: Marmozets

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Hit reset: Marmozets

Making their second album almost broke Marmozets, but defiant and bonkers all at once, ‘Knowing What You Know Now’ sees the band fuelled by new confidence.

January 31, 2018 2:32pm

Playing For Keeps: The Vaccines

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Playing For Keeps: The Vaccines

The Vaccines are on a journey. Of reconnection, refinement and reaching for the peak of their bare-knuckle rock’n’roll powers. On fourth album ‘Combat Sports’, they’re inching closer than ever.

January 26, 2018 12:00pm

Class of 2018: Shame

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Class of 2018: Shame

South London boys Shame may have sprung from the same grotty hang-out spots as scene forefathers the Fat White Family, but don’t get them wrong: this lot aren’t pissing about.

December 15, 2017 1:00pm

Class of 2018: Matt Maltese

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Class of 2018: Matt Maltese

The thinking man’s crooner, London boy Matt Maltese is honing his world-weary romance and taking his big red heart to the next level.

December 11, 2017 1:02pm

Class of 2018: Sorry

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Class of 2018: Sorry

Exorcising their ‘Home Demo(ns)’ on their new mixtape, these new Domino signees are far from your average rock band.

December 10, 2017 10:00am