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Justin-Townes-Earle

Justin Townes Earle

Absent Fathers
Where the likes of folk’s young stars in the UK like Paolo Nutini and Ben Howard are making a name for themselves in the mainstream Read more...


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Butch-Walker

Butch Walker

Afraid Of Ghosts
An album of intimate and haunting beauty by the multi-talented and multi-faceted Butch Walker, with helping hands from part-time pirate Johnny DeppRead more...

Jerusalem

Jerusalem

Black Horses
Jerusalem seem to enjoy an extended pilgrimage indeed! Formed in the early 70’s they released a self-titled album that was produced by Ian Gillan. Read more...

Revolution-Saints

Revolution Saints

Revolution Saints
This is music that really has to be heard live but on record it also works passionaltely, massively and seemingly unrestrained. Read more...


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The-Unthanks

The Unthanks

Mount The Air
The signs were there a few years back when The Unthanks started to perform King Crimson’s Starless. Read more...

The-Workers

The Workers

Totem
Dan Greenwald and The Workers boast about already being laden with prestigious accolades which verify their undoubted quality, particularly within their New Yor... Read more...

Drew-Holcomb-And-The-Neighbors

Drew Holcomb And The Neighbors

Medicine
Seventh studio album from hard-working Nashville based band. Read more...

Diagrams

Diagrams

Chromatics
Second album from Sam Genders' introspective project. Read more...

Annie-Keating

Annie Keating

Make Believing
More folky Americana from accomplished New York based singer. Read more...

Melissa-Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge

This Is M.E.
13th studio album from American rock singer. Read more...

The-Primitives

The Primitives

Galore - Deluxe Edition
Third album from early 1990s indie darlings. Read more...

Kilter

Kilter

Shades EP
Aussie producer, Kilter has released his ’Shades' EP which has amassed close to a 1 million plays across sound cloud and YouTube. Released in late December Read more...

Red-Jasper

Red Jasper

The Great And Secret Show
With a sleeve artwork harking back to Victorian sideshows, and a quote by none other than Clive Barker opening the sleeve notes, Red Jasper’s new ... Read more...

Wayne-Hussey

Wayne Hussey

Songs Of Candlelight & Razorblades
Like a Brazilian camaleao, Bristol-born Wayne Hussey has, over the years, constantly changed colour and re-invented his musical styles and directi... Read more...

Razorback

Razorback

First Bite
What do you get with a release that features Del Bromham on guitar, Gordon Rowley on bass/vox, and Steve Barcley on drums? Read more...

Nate-Paladino

Nate Paladino

Good Boy
Not much is written about Nate Paladino - at least not from himself or his promotion team. His website is as devoid of information as his social network presenc... Read more...

Hanne-Kolsto

Hanne Kolsto

Forever Maybe
Norwegian workaholic's fourth album in four years. Read more...

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Marilyn-Manson

Marilyn Manson

The Pale Emperor
The long awaited ninth studio album from Marilyn Manson is here at last. Is it the return to form fans hoped for? Read more...

The-Moody-Blues

The Moody Blues

The Magnificent Moodys
This was originally released in 1965 and the band have changed out of all recognition in 50 years – no mellotrons, no Justin Hayward, no space cadet themes Read more...

H.E.A.T.

H.E.A.T.

Live in London
The energy and power that leap at you from the speakers is breathtaking and their playing is well up to the sheer brio of their live performance. Read more...

dEUS

dEUS

Selected Songs 1994-2014
When experimental indie rock band dEUS rose to fame in 1994 with their acclaimed debut album ‘Worst Case Scenario’ Read more...

The-Wilde

The Wilde

Young Libertine EP
With the punchy swagger and style of a young Fall Out Boy or All Time Low, Yorkshire quintet The Wilde have started making waves in the rock scene Read more...

Amelia-Curran

Amelia Curran

They Promised You Mercy
A brilliant way to start the new year and an album I feel I’ll be returning to time and again in 2015 Read more...

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Laurence Jones, Christina Skjolberg, Albert Castiglia

Blues Caravan 2014
As a way of introducing talent the Blues Caravan works but stands or falls on the talent of the players – 2014 was a Grand Cru year. Read more...

Schwarz

Schwarz

Schwarz
Swiss band Schwarz were formed in 2013 - but appear to be more of a collective from different bands, as opposed to a band in themselves. Read more...

Man

Man

Live at Rockpalast
This captures then when they had just returned from the US and on this night they were definitely ‘On it’. Read more...

Ben-Bell

Ben Bell

Patchwork Cacophony
There isn’t anything that shrieks BEN BELL at you in this album but as an example of classic Prog and as an album in its own right this is bloody fine. Read more...

The-Pretty-Things

The Pretty Things

Bouquets From A Cloudy Sky
As a package it is pretty exhaustive and does a seminal band justice – I couldn’t even quibble over the price because you get an entire career laid out before y... Read more...

David-Bronson

David Bronson

Questions
Jangly pop-rock from New York based singer. David Bronson certainly can't be accused of slacking. This is his third album since 2013 -- and his debut was a 22 s... Read more...

Findlay-Napier

Findlay Napier

VIP Very Interesting Persons
...but it is his keening, naturally Scottish and emotive voice that carries the songs – that and the subject matter which is all fascinating. Read more...



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