Superb debut album by North California based one woman band Squab Squawk.
Gloriously complete debut album by shambolic Sherwoodians Fists
Legendary Dutch anarcho-punks The Ex hit the studio with jazz horn quartet Brass Unbound.
Mesmerising, electronica influenced London based post-rock trio release their extraordinary debut album.
A round-up of some of the albums we heard in the first quarter of 2013.
Storming psychedelic, krautrock tinged debut by home-town heroes Hookworms
Fantastic Columbia based trio New Tongues are the ones we have been waiting for.
Hargrove House’s remarkable documentary about the rock band Silkworm.
Monstrously great fourth album by Minneapolis’ finest and most defiantly vowelless band.
Promising debut record by excellent London based post-rock influenced minimalist trio.
Contributing Editor Tommy Dski chooses his twenty favourite albums from 2012.
A look back at some of our favourite songs from 2012.
A timely look back at some of the many records we missed over 2012.
San Francisco based hard rock quartet launch their sophomore album into the cruel sea.
Chicago based singer-songwriter’s new album of songs written for a play by Brian Torrey Scott.
Marvellous, invigorating sophomore album by Austin based rock trio.
Chicago’s premier electrified troubadour rock duo ready their debut album.
Revisiting Elvis Costello’s beautifully broken sixth album.
It’s a Bellingham Media Blackout.
Returning Vancouver based rockers hit the ground running with their spirited third album.
Newly Seattle based singer-songwriter comes up trumps on rich and varied solo album.
Rustic avant garde leaning acoustic folk music from Northumberland.
Warm, compelling and highly rewarding sophomore album by Chicago based singer-songwriter.
London based quartet deliver an engrossing, exhilarating debut album.
Masterful country tinged pop explosion featuring an all-star cast of songwriters and musicians.
Extraordinary fusion of blues rock and noise pop by Oakland, CA based trio.
The thrilling return of Melbourne’s critically acclaimed art rock trio.
A look at some of the other records released in or around March 2012.
Brazen, boisterous debut album by Chicago based hard rock quartet.
Commander Shepard’s Grand Journey Comes to a Close with Mass Effect 3
Chicago quartet The Nurse Novels release their long-awaited debut album.
Rock Versus Cancer – Rock Wins!
A look at some of the other records released in or around February 2012.
A look back at the debut album of fabled Australian post-punk band The Birthday Party.
Former Karate front-man pens beautifully realised folk-leaning love letter to the Kennebec River.
A look at some of the other records released in or around January 2012.
Almost certainly the loudest record to feature a surfing kitten on the cover.
Contributing Editor Tommy Dski chooses his ten favourite albums from 2011.
A diverse and provocative debut from J. Robbins-lead Dischord rockers.
Kalamazoo, MI based punk rockers thunder into Album of the Year contention.
Fabled folk troubadour Will Oldham’s haunting, rustic elegy to human fragility.
Sublime swansong from krautrocking Nottingham quintet.
Poignant, captivating debut album by Chicago-based rock trio.
Earth shaking fifth record by Brighton based avant garde rock trio.
Promising rock-oriented debut from Sleater-Kinney, Helium and Minders alumni.
Pocket Jury chats with Tangled Thoughts of Leaving bassist Luke Pollard about their new album, Deaden the Fields
Panoramic post-rock from deep in the heart of Western Australia
Warpaint live, Leeds Met Student Union, May 19, 2011
Self-proclaimed half-arsed country singer turns down the ire to create most well-rounded album yet.
One of England’s bravest bands strips down without losing any muscle.