Contributor James Bentley

Talk Show - These People

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Talk Show - These People

It suggests a richer palette of influences, with darkwave and ‘80s goth pop.

March 26, 2020 7:55am

Muncie Girls - B-Sides The Point

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Muncie Girls - B-Sides The Point

Should American teen movies fall back into fashion any time soon, there’s a soundtrack here ready for it.

March 12, 2020 7:56am

Albums of 2020: Dream Wife

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Albums of 2020: Dream Wife

Not content with putting out an incendiary debut, Dream Wife spent their first years creating an inclusive world around them. Now, they’re getting ready to welcome everyone back in for a second time.

February 21, 2020 1:00pm

Yak - Atlas Complex

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Yak - Atlas Complex

The band - once in danger of stalling - are firmly on their feet.

October 31, 2019 7:58am

Deep DIIV

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Deep DIIV

Over the last chequered decade, Cole Smith and his band have weathered all kinds of personal and public storms. With ‘Deceiver’ they’re finally addressing those issues and emerging out the other side.

October 14, 2019 2:53pm

Kim Gordon - No Home Record

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Kim Gordon - No Home Record

Like with the best moments of her career, she is uncompromising in her artistic vision.

October 10, 2019 7:57am

BODEGA - Shiny New Model

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BODEGA - Shiny New Model

On this highly danceable new addition they barely make a mis-step.

October 10, 2019 7:56am

Pixies - Beneath The Eyrie

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Pixies - Beneath The Eyrie

It still captures the spirit of Pixies in a way that’s extremely satisfying.

September 13, 2019 7:55am

The Life Aquatic: Squid

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The Life Aquatic: Squid

Squid have spent 2019 staking a firm claim as the UK’s most exciting new band. We join them in London to find out exactly what all the fuss is about…

September 6, 2019 2:18pm

Iggy Pop - Free

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Iggy Pop - Free

The uniquely sombre and contemplative Iggy Pop album we didn’t realise we needed

September 6, 2019 7:59am

Squid - Town Centre

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Squid - Town Centre

A richly musical and completely addictive listen.

September 6, 2019 7:57am