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One to watch: DC Gore
The newly solo Dominic Gore, formerly of Little Cub, creates warm, Pet Shop Boys-influenced synthpop with a focus on suburbia

Phil Mongredien

30, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Nina Nastasia: Riderless Horse review – devastatingly powerful songs of survival
The cult American singer-songwriter endured 25 years of abuse at the hands of her partner, an experience wrenchingly recorded in her first album in 12 years

Phil Mongredien

24, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Black Midi: Hellfire review – exhilarating ambition
The Londoners freely cram genres and ideas into their concept album about death

Phil Mongredien

17, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Guided By Voices: Tremblers and Goggles By Rank review – a fine addition to an illustrious indie legacy
The prolific Ohio group’s latest is as packed with invention as ever, leaning towards their proggier side

Phil Mongredien

03, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Foals: Life Is Yours review – smart disco album runs out of steam
(Warners)
Bass and keyboards rule on a bold set that rather outstays its welcome

Phil Mongredien

19, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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One to watch: Horsegirl
The indie teen trio from Chicago are releasing their debut album after making waves – and fans their parents’ age – at SXSW

Phil Mongredien

11, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Liam Gallagher: C’mon You Know review – star cast, earthbound results
Gallagher Jr enlists the likes of Dave Grohl, Ezra Koenig and Nick Zinner for an album that has pleasing touches but can’t rise above solid

Phil Mongredien

29, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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The Black Keys: Dropout Boogie review – another hit and miss record
There are great moments, and some inane ones too, on the US rockers’ 11th studio album

Phil Mongredien

15, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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One to watch: Ethel Cain
Her rocky upbringing in a Southern Baptist community has paved the way for Hayden Anhedönia’s powerful debut album mixing alt-rock, gospel and pop

Phil Mongredien

14, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Arcade Fire: We review – a welcome return to form
(Columbia)
Beauty, bleakness and euphoria collide on this record of two halves

Phil Mongredien

08, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Toro y Moi: Mahal review – gently seductive but frustratingly half-baked
The seventh album from chillwave’s leading light soars with psychedelic meshes, but is too uneven to cherish

Phil Mongredien

01, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Hatchie: Giving the World Away review – newfound confidence
Lyrical depths and glossy warmth infuse the Australian’s lush second album

Phil Mongredien

24, Apr, 2022 @2:00 PM

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