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Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty

If anyone is splintering hip-hop into a collage of strange pieces, shaping a genre into the complete opposite of a mirror’s image, it’s Shabazz Palaces.

July 23, 2014 1:39pm

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Album Review

La Roux - Trouble in Paradise

Five years on, that pop appeal is still at the forefront, but ‘Trouble Is Paradise’ feels warmer, cheekier and more mischievous.

July 18, 2014 11:37am

T in the Park 2014

Reviews / Live

Festivals

T in the Park 2014

Luckily, alongside the #byebyebalado hashtag to celebrate this farewell, they’d also racked up quite a bill for Balado’s final hosting duty.

July 16, 2014 5:50pm

Festivals, Photos

Alvvays - Alvvays

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Album Review

Alvvays - Alvvays

With each effort packing at least half a dozen unique hooks, it’s difficult for anything to come off remotely dull.

July 16, 2014 10:30am

GEoRGiA - Digits

Reviews / Track / Neu

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GEoRGiA - Digits

‘Digits’’ abrasive, all-everything assault might even come Kanye-approved if it fell into the right hands.

July 15, 2014 5:53pm

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Trash Talk, Le Pub, Newport

Reviews / Live

Live Review

Trash Talk, Le Pub, Newport

Due to the chaotic, anarchic nature of their live shows people often forget the quality of Trash Talk’s performances.

July 14, 2014 3:30pm

Eurockéennes 2014

Reviews / Live

Festivals

Eurockéennes 2014

The downpour makes it hard to tell which football-shirt wearing punters are crying, as opposed to those who are just drenched.

July 11, 2014 3:40pm

Festivals