Aug 26, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

There may come a day when we no longer need new material from The Raveonettes but that is not this day. Pe'ahi came out as a surprise release, appearing out of the blue, and what a pleasant surprise it was. More

Aug 25, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

As Cymbals Eat Guitars further shape the band's sound, the quartet manages to strike a balance between radio-friendly material and experimental urges with LOSE, their third album. More

Aug 25, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

With three albums' worth of experience under their belt, Philadelphia's Clap Your Hands Say Yeah's fourth album sees the band finally confident enough to truly expand their sound into the stratosphere. More

Aug 22, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

It can't be easy for a band like The New Pornographers. Where prog-rock musicians need to create new vistas and compositions to describe them, and comedians need to be funny, when it comes to pop-rock bands there's always the thought that every great musical hook has already been bent and thrown into the sea. More

Aug 22, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

"Yet another elegiac record. It's reminiscent of I Often Dream of Trains," Robyn Hitchcock has said of The Man Upstairs, his 20th proper full-length as a solo artist.

Aug 21, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

With their twelfth album and one of their best in years, Manic Street Preachers display a stylistic freedom that one might call reinvention if it didn't still sound just like the Manics. More

Aug 21, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Sounding a bit like PiL had it been fronted by Strummer rather than Lydon, Lower play gothy, "angular" post-hardcore presumably intended to be enigmatically atmospheric. More

Aug 21, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Australia's latest psychedelic export comes in the form of Wunder Wunder the work of producers Aaron Shanahan and Benjamin Plant who recently relocated to L.A. More

Aug 20, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

In the several years that it took Yeasayer's Anand Wilder and collaborator Maxwell Kardon to flesh out this work, one would think that they'd have developed a little bit of conceptual self-awareness. More