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News: Neko Case returns with new album

Her first in over four years, Grammy-nominee Neko Case is set to release new album The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You on September 2nd via ANTI. If first single ‘Man’ (which features M Ward on guitar) is anything

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Live review: Neon Neon resurrect an icon of Italian Communism

Neon Neon’s second album is inspired by the life of Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, an Italian Communist who was integral to spreading the ideologies and ideas of revolutionaries such as Fidel Castro. And Neon Neon being Neon Neon, they went on tour and put on a live action spectacular that fans will never forget.

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Video: Igor Volk – ‘Labyrinth’

Truly impressive in both audio and visuals, this new video from Igor Volk is well worth a watch. While it seems like plenty of artists about today are going for an ’80s aesthetic, not many manage it with such precision as this. Heavier and more psychedelic than Igor’s critically acclaimed …

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News: VISIONS Festival, Hackney

Hackney’s London Fields will be taken over on Saturday August 10th by VISIONS – a brand new festival spread across three exciting new warehouse spaces; Netil House, The Oval Space and The New Empowering Church. The creative baby of Rockfeedback Concerts, Sexbeat and Bird on the Wire

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Album Review: United Ghosts – s/t

Los Angeles-based indie rock four-piece United Ghosts were initially founded by Sha Sabi and Axel Steuerwald, and subsequently joined by drummer, Sean Burgess, and the mesmerising guitar style of Jason O. Over the past few years, they’ve grown into a complete and hypnotizing rock band, but it was only after …

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Album Review: Treetop Flyers – The Mountain Moves

With their debut single ‘Things Will Change’ – released in early April – Treetop Flyers had already set the pace for their forthcoming debut album. The British five-piece chose to record The Mountain Moves in sunny Malibu, California and it certainly possesses a West Coast, 60s vintage rock …

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Live Review: The Sunshine Underground @ Old Blue Last

The Sunshine Underground are a band you might vaguely know if you were into guitar music about seven years ago, but generally they’ve done well to not bother the music radars since their very pleasing debut ‘Raise The Alarm’ and relative smash hit ‘Commercial Breakdown’. They’re keen to dive straight …

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Interview: Sarah Blasko

Australian indie singer Sarah Blasko is continually looking to develop as an artist and forge new directions in her music, and her latest project working with an orchestra in Bulgaria is typical of her left field approach to music making. Our online editor Seb Law caught up with her to

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Interview: Local Natives

After releasing their debut album Gorilla Manor in 2009, Los Angeles’ progressive indie-folk band, Local Natives have been touring the world for the past three years and settled in the studio to write and produce their much anticipated second album, Hummingbird. Teaming up with The National’s Aaron Dessner

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BOTW Playlist: The Thermals

When we asked our current BOTW, Portland post-pop-punk trio The Thermals, to put together a playlist of the tracks that inspired their latest LP, Desperate Ground, we knew exactly what we were letting ourselves in for. The 13 tracks compiled below make for a furious, raucous listen; one

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