One impeccable record, plus a host of demos, practice room recordings and lost tracks across six sides of vinyl all remastered by Shellac’s Bob Weston – if this is math rock, we’re being shown the workings.
Michael James Hall
Thought Forms provide a sense of gameness, openness and of actual fun that offers a welcome balance to Esben’s pummeling, near-savage emotional and musical beatings.
A ray of warming jazz sunshine that should encourage exploration in to the work of a man at the center of the underground art explosion of the 1960s.
As part of Merge Records’ year of quarter-century celebrations, Kurt Wagner’s defining LP gets a glossy makeover.
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.
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