Emily Kendrick

Florence And The Machine & Golden Silvers, Bloomsbury Ballroom

The moves, the lights, the voice make for something quite formidable.

Eels - Hombre Lobo

A tester to remind us all that the <b>Eels</b> are still shuffling members and making records, but perhaps more importantly it hints to what they are capable of being – and that’s an enticingly different beast altogether.

It Hugs Back &amp; Holy Fuck, Scala, London

Mind-bogglingly fun.

Banjo Or Freakout - Upside Down

Subtle nuances of melody and rhythmic dexterity permeate these half dozen numbers.

Health - Die Slow

Much like the self-titled debut, this is one we would recommend you stick on LOUD.

Passion Pit - The Reeling

Synchronised dance moves at the ready people.

Brand Neu!: Tribute To Neu

Less a reference for those who like <b>Neu!</b> and more a starting point to take you back to 1972.

Conor Oberst And The Mystic Valley Band - Outer South

Cutting out one-third of <b>'Outer South'</b> would have saved this from sounding much like rubies being strewn across a cesspitt.

Metric - Fantasies

<b>Metric </b>square up guitars and oohs to unscallable heights.

Camera Obscura, Shepherd’s Bush Empire

There isn’t a hair or chord out of place.

Friendship - The Graveyard Shift

A grotty jive, spearheaded by fuzzed out, not-so-tuneful vocal and arse-ripping drums.

King Creosote - Flick The Vs

A welcome return indeed for this <b>Fence Collective</b> animal, an indie stalwart whom, inevitably, many will be hoping to hold close.

The Big Pink - Velvet

Filthy aural sexiness and a hint of the sublime.

Elvis Perkins In Dearland

Quite a stark turn-around from previous sentiments.

Psapp - I Want That

<b>Psapp </b>have made a cheeky wink towards seduction and entrapment with this track.

Le Reno Amps - Tear It Open

What it does do, very well in fact, is pay homage to the four-piece’s idols.

Animal Collective - My Girls

With <b>‘My Girls’, Animal Collective </b>leave you somehow feeling as though they’ve reinvented sliced bread.

The Noisettes - Don’t Upset The Rhythm

Putting it frankly <b>'Don’t Upset The Rhythm'</b> is a silly song, 80s gazing wishing it were even half as alluring as <b>Boney M</b>.

The Decemberists - The Hazards of Love

There is nothing more terrifying to a music reviewer than words ‘Rock Opera’.

Who Made Who - The Plot

Toast it with a glass of house and be on your way.

Emiliana Torrini - Jungle Drum

Once upon a time tracks like this were prime advertising fodder.

Micachu &amp; The Shapes - Jewellery

Arrangements far flung from the gloss of verse-chorus boreathon pop.

Unfinished Drawings - Unfinished Drawings

Delicate and brooding, brimming with youthful cares.

Metronomy, Camden Koko

For this swamped venue, already slightly lulled by the sweet musings of <b>Chairlift</b>, there is only one thing left on the collective mind…

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