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King Krule - Man Alive!

King Krule – Man Alive!

by Ross Horton

King Krule – Archy Marshall to his mates and his mom – stumbled onto the scene with 2013’s engaging, witty 6 Feet Beneath the Moon,…



Ozzy Osbourne – Ordinary Man


Ozzy Osbourne has nothing to prove at this stage of his career. He’s occupied just about every role imaginable in the modern entertainment world. He’s...

The Strokes @ Roundhouse, London


It is 19 years since The Strokes’ debut album. How many pairs of Converse have been bought and destroyed in that time? How many t-shirts...

Allie X – Cape God


At first listen, it would appear that Allie X (otherwise known as Alexandra Hughes)’s second album, Cape God, is one of those big, shiny alternative...

Agnes Obel – Myopia


Some albums reveal their treasures on first listen, others take longer to disclose their offerings. The albums released to date by Danish musician Agnes Obel...

Peggy Sue – Vices


Ah, The Velvet Underground. Arguably one of the greatest bands to ever walk the face of this (or any) planet, and certainly one of the...

YACHT @ Green Door Store, Brighton


Not deterred by the approaching ravages of Storm Dennis, people slowly begin to bundle into the dim recesses of the cavernous Green Door Store, ready...

Humanist – Humanist


The project of Rob Marshall, Humanist is a dense and intense experience, which one could argue expertly reflects the general mood of the world today....

Lanterns On The Lake – Spook The Herd


When a band finally fulfils their potential, it’s a glorious thing to hear. Newcastle’s Lanterns on the Lake have always been hurt by faint praise....

Best Coast – Always Tomorrow


Sometimes, we can be our own worst enemies. Bethany Cosentino and Bob Bruno, the duo behind Best Coast, have allowed the press material for their...

The Men – Mercy


The Men occupy the unfortunate position that many of music’s great ‘nearly men’ do (no pun intended): they’ve been around long enough that they’ve seen...

Justin Bieber – Changes


It goes cruelly unacknowledged to this day that Justin Bieber is responsible for one of the best pop records of the 2010s. His third album...

Automatic @ Hope & Ruin, Brighton


Opening with Highway, the girls in Automatic are going to take us on a ride, and whilst it may not be the craziest, and it...

Summer Camp – Romantic Comedy


It’s been a long time since we’ve heard from Elizabeth Sankey and Jeremy Warmsley, collectively known as Summer Camp. Nearly five years in fact, since...

Black Midi @ Concorde 2, Brighton


Life is filled with a monotonous stream of inevitabilities and constants. A cavalcade of unalterable situations and circumstances that play out ad infinitum through history,...

Dan Deacon @ Scala, London


Baltimore musician Dan Deacon has gained a reputation for playing gigs that don’t really follow standard live music norms. Tonight’s show at the Scala in...

Tame Impala – The Slow Rush


£41.25. You’ll know, because you were there, that this was all it cost for two tickets – with unnecessary cancellation protection – to see Kevin...

Katie Gately – Loom


Four years since the release of Color, Katie Gately is back with a record just as heavy on vocal effects and harmonies, but which pushes...

Shopping – All Or Nothing


Logistically, it’s a surprise that All Or Nothing exists at all. Shopping‘s members are spread across the globe, and have all been busy with other...

Devendra Banhart @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London


Ma, the latest album by Devendra Banhart arrived last year with little in the way of fanfare or noise, appropriate given the hushed, gentle direction...

Green Day – Father Of All…


Green Day‘s new album Father Of All… contains a sample of a Joan Jett track originally written by convicted sex offender Gary Glitter. The band...