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Friday, December 13th, 2019  
The Joy Formidable on the 10th Anniversary of Their Debut EP

Nov 14, 2019

Time really does fly when you're having fun and making great records. Which is something The Joy Formidable can testify to. Formed in the North Wales border town of Mold back in 2007, they've earned a reputation as one of the most consistent and engaging live bands over the past decade, while releasing four critically acclaimed albums in the process. More

Temples on “Hot Motion”

Nov 06, 2019 Web Exclusive

After a two-and-a-half year gap between albums, Temples returned in late September with Hot Motion, their third full-length album. They were armed with a new label, America's ATO after two albums on England's Heavenly (which were released by Fat Possum in U.S.), and a slimmed down line-up, with lead singer/guitarist James Bagshaw, bassist Thomas Walmsley, and keyboardist/guitarist Adam Smith remaining after the departure of drummer Samuel Toms. More

Ride – Mark Gardener on “This Is Not a Safe Place”

Oct 30, 2019

It's been a rewarding four years for Ride since the band returned to the live stage in the early part of 2015 after an 18-year hiatus. Since then, the Oxford, England-formed four-piece have recorded two critically acclaimed albums culminating in this year's excellent This Is Not a Safe Place, a record some are calling their finest since 1992's Going Blank Again. More

The Soft Cavalry – Steve Clarke and Rachel Goswell on Their Self-Titled Debut Album

Oct 24, 2019 Web Exclusive

The Soft Cavalry is the brainchild of husband and wife duo Steve Clarke and Rachel Goswell. The latter perhaps better known for her work with Slowdive, Mojave 3, and Minor Victories while the former has played bass and sang backing vocals in a number of bands (including Ricky Gervais/David Brent's Foregone Conclusion) as both a full time member and session musician. More

Anna Meredith on “FIBS”

Oct 23, 2019 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

You'd be hard pushed to find a harder working composer or musician working today than Anna Meredith. The Scottish composer made her splash in the electronic music arena with her debut studio album Varmints in 2016, but that was far from the beginning of her career. More

Editors on “Black Gold”

Oct 21, 2019 Web Exclusive

Editors are releasing a new best of compilation this Friday in the shape of Black Gold. Containing 13 songs from the band's extensive back catalogue alongside three previously unreleased new compositions, it's the first time Editors have put out a collection of this kind. More

Belle and Sebastian - Stuart Murdoch on “Days of the Bagnold Summer”

Oct 17, 2019 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Not only is actor/comedian Simon Bird lucky enough to have achieved his dream of being a director, making his feature debut Days of the Bagnold Summer (due for release next year), on top of that, he also convinced his favorite band, Belle and Sebastian, to provide the soundtrack.  More

Blanck Mass on “Animated Violence Mild”

Oct 11, 2019 Web Exclusive

Rolling one cigarette after another from his home in the East Lothian Council of Scotland, Benjamin John Power is invigorated. Known to the music world as Blanck Mass, or that guy from Fuck Buttons, Power turns his device around to his backyard so I can see how very green the beautiful day is.  More

Keeping Score – David Wingo Gets His Due

Oct 11, 2019 Web Exclusive

The Steady-Delivering Composer of Barry Gets the Shine He’s Always Deserved. More