Jun 25, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Propagator of "The Big Music," Mike Scott, has been the leader of influential folk/rock/punk/Pagan/everything else collective The Waterboys since around 1983. In that time there have been solid gold albums like 1985's This Is the Seaand 1988s Fisherman's Blues as well as recent, acclaimed efforts like the experimental double Out of All This Blue from 2017. More

Jun 24, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Legend gets bandied about too easily these days but Willie Nelson, now 86, well deserves the title. With more than six decades in the business: from Music Row songwriter behind Patsy Cline's "Crazy," to memorable covers "Georgia On My Mind" and "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys," to his own chart toppers "On the Road Again" and "Always On My Mind"the man is unstoppable.  More

Jun 21, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

It seems that there are a lot of bands out there at the moment (The National, Spoon, Destroyer) who are a considerable number of years and releases into their career and yet to deliver an objectively poor record.  More

Jun 20, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

The mark of any good covers album is when the artist is able to take the songs and put their individual stamp on them. (Otherwise it's just karaoke, right?) There are few personalities within the current indie rock landscape as individual as Australian rabble-rouser Kirin J Callinan and thankfully, his covers record wears his personality all over it. More

Hatchie

Keepsake

Double Double Whammy

Jun 19, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Off the back of some really strong early singles and EPs, it's fair to say that Hatchie's debut album Keepsake was always going to be one to look out for this year.  More

Tim Hecker

Anoyo

Kranky

Jun 18, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Have you ever seen an electron? Naturally, no. It doesn't even exist perceptibly. More

Sebadoh

act surprised

Dangerbird

Jun 17, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Six years after Defend Yourself and their recommencement as a recording unit, Sebadoh bring us 15 new songs in the shape of act surprised. More

Jun 14, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Bruce Springsteen's 19th studio album finds the singer/songwriter indulging in string and brass orchestration to illuminate tales of searchers and risk-takers in pursuit of the American Dream. More

Jun 14, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

At some point, girls are taught to like boys. More specifically, parents tell their daughters that they should seek a husband and tend to him in sickness and health.  More