As part of Merge Records’ year of quarter-century celebrations, Kurt Wagner’s defining LP gets a glossy makeover.
Michael James Hall
We catch up with the Peckham trio ahead of the release of their debut album: “a collection of rambunctious pop hymns that wrap you up in a thick pastry then cook the shit out of you”.
In the wake of the release of their latest record Surfing Strange, we caught up with Kyle Gilbride to discuss DIY aesthetics, the relevance of guitar music, and “Swearin’: The Movie”.
A BBC sessions album of superb modern metal that packs an emotional punch without ever whining.
Well-presented, sometimes beautiful but all-too often tiresome, this record’s not the best vehicle for Taylor’s considerable talent.
An absorbing but brief interlude from the early days of Kurt Vile and Robert Robinson.
A great album that shows a willingness to adapt rather than simply retreading the formula.
A particularly special live set from the Big Star man, one which went anything but to plan.
The psychedelic rock titans’ return this time around is an occasionally wonderful, momentarily beautiful, but largely confused and confusing experience.
Fire Records give the deluxe treatment to the first three albums from a nascent punk band who went on to be a minor cultural phenomenon.
Death To The Pixies? Wait just a minute, asks Michael Hall – let’s see what they’ve got to say.
The outtakes of what was itself album of asides, the shoddy versions of something Dylan intended to be a shoddy work. Right?
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