Reptar – Houseboat Babies (single) (Lucky Number)

“Houseboat Babies” is the second single from the Athens, GA quartet’s debut album, ‘Body Faucet’ and what a brilliant little track it is! Produced by Ben Allen (Animal Collective, Gnarls Barkley, Bombay Bicycle… Continue reading

Muse – The 2nd Law (album) (Warner Bros. Records)

When you reach the heights that Muse has it must be a case of damned if you do, damned if you don’t. If they attempted to remake their classic ‘Origin of Symmetry’ album… Continue reading

Idles – Welcome (EP) (Fear of Fiction)

‘Welcome’ is the debut 4-song EP from up and coming Bristol quartet, Idles. The album-art says it all, really. This is not pretty music. ‘Welcome’ is a dark and pretty darn intense post-punk… Continue reading

Stealing Sheep – ‘Genevieve (Amusement remix)’ (single) (Heavenly Recordings)

“Genevieve” is the second single from the Liverpool, alt-pop female trio Stealing Sheep and is lifted off their debut album ‘Into The Diamond Sun’, which was released last month. OK, first listen to… Continue reading

FAYE – Mad Dog (single) (Best Fit Recordings)

Swedish electro-pop artist, FAYE recently inked a deal with Best Fit Recordings, an independent record label founded in 2012 by Richard Thane – editor of leading UK-based online music magazine The Line Of… Continue reading

The Killers – Battle Born (album) (Island / Universal Music Group)

It has been four years since the Las Vegas quartet released their last record, ‘Day and Age’ and expectations were understandably high following the announcement of ‘Battle Born’. The first single ‘Runaways’ (read… Continue reading

Bat For Lashes – All Your Gold (single) (Parlophone / EMI)

Following the release of the heartbreakingly gorgeous first single “Laura” (read review) released in July, “All Your Gold” is the second single taken from Bat For Lashes’ upcoming third album, ‘The Haunted Man”.… Continue reading

TOY – TOY (album) (Heavenly Recordings)

The  London based indie rock/psychedelic rock five-piece quickly rose to the attention of indie bloggers everywhere after the single “Left Myself Behind” surfaced online in late 2011. A second single entitled “Motoring” (read review)… Continue reading

Wonky Doll and The Echo – Pleasant Thoughts (album) (Geheimnis Records)

Don’t let the rather awkward band name put you off; Wonky Doll and the Echo, a post-punk quartet from Athens, Greece, more than deserve your attention. ‘Pleasant Thoughts’ is their debut album featuring… Continue reading

Everything Everything – Cough Cough (single) (Sony Music UK)

First aired on 28 August, ‘Cough Cough’ is the brand new single from Manchester-based alt-pop quartet, Everything Everything. The band’s brilliant debut album ‘Man Alive’ was released in 2010 and was short listed… Continue reading