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Moodboard: Maxïmo Park

Tyneside indie rock stalwarts Maxïmo Park return early next year with their much-anticipated fifth album, Too Much Information. A self-produced affair – with added input from the ever-impressive Dave Okumu, and Field Music‘s core brotherly duo of David and Peter Brewis – it’s a darkly insurgent effort;

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Now Hear This: 12/10/13

We’re not really about lists. We like longform interviews and in-depth analysis; wordy think-pieces and lengthy reports. But that’s partly because we’re music-loving writers and there’s nothing we love more than the sound of a keyboard clacking satisfyingly with the sound of our own thoughts. Hey, at least we’re honest.

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Rosie Lowe unveils Kwes & Dave Okumu-produced debut EP

We’ve a bit of a Tuesday treat for you here. Devon-bred and now London-based vocalist Rosie Lowe has announced plans for a debut EP, Right Thing, to see release this December on 37 Adventures. Lowe, who up until this point is perhaps best known for her beguiling guest …

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Guest Playlist: Benin City

With their debut album, Fires in the Park, due early next month on Audio Doughnuts, bass-heavy, ethno-clash troupe Benin City took us on an audio tour of the sounds that have inspired them while creating it. Here, the group’s frontman Joshua Idehen (who co-wrote the songs with multi-instrumentalist

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Preview: Notion 059 Jessie Ware Cover

Feast your eyes on our September Issue’s coverstar (one of them, at least), Jessie Ware. Eloquent and confident, yet reserved and always elegant: in the sublimely sophisticated ‘Devotion’, the very British diva Jessie Ware has delivered an album to lose yourself to. Harking back to a time when long players …

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Album Review: Jessie Ware – Devotion

It’s rare in our office that I hang onto singles. We don’t really get sent all that many, and we don’t really cover single releases (I’m not convinced that anyone really buys records based on release date any more) but they still flood through the door. Still, they all get …

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