Apr 04, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

The Gang of Four of 2019 is very different to the Gang of Four that was founded in Leeds, England in 1977 and helped invent post-punk. Some 40 years, two hiatuses, three reunions, and few line-up reshuffles later, guitarist Andy Gill is the only remaining original member.  More

Apr 03, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

How many artists could get away with calling an album My Finest Work Yet? Not very many, but whistler/violinist/songwriter Andrew Bird is definitely one of them.  More

The Faint

Egowerk

Saddle Creek

Apr 03, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

If The Faint have always struck you as the cool kids from the block you'd love to hang out with yet always found too nervous to approach, Egowerk reaffirms this notion and some.  More

Apr 03, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Yves Jarvis doesn't need you to understand him or his music. Previously as Un Blonde, the Montreal-based maverick (born Jean-Sebastian Audet) wove tunes from arch post-punk and glitch-filled electronic funk.  More

Jenny Lewis

On the Line

Warner Bros.

Apr 02, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Veteran of the indie game, Jenny Lewis has impressed sufficiently with each musical project she's put out; from her three solo albums (Rabbit Fur CoatAcid TongueVoyager) to The Postal Service, Jenny & Johnny, and Nice as Fuck.  More

Apr 02, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

James Lavelle has been one of the most innovative names in music for nigh on a quarter of a century. As the founder member, main songwriter and producer with UNKLE, he initially found fame with the guest-heavy debut album Psyence Fiction, which celebrated its 20th anniversary last year.  More

Apr 02, 2019 Music Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

Matt Hales, the mastermind behind Aqualung, is one of Britain's foremost musical exports of the last 25 years.  More

Apr 01, 2019 Music Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

The past is compiled like a palimpsest-the fossils of former years exerting their pressure on the new grass that grows around them. But in this repetition of the old is an incarnation of the new.  More

Apr 01, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Britain 2019 seems readymade for the recorded return of The Specials. A decade of austerity, rising homelessness, abandoned high streets, far right resurgence, and the sheer incompetence of Brexit! More