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Sep 10, 2023 Live Visions Festival Spiritualized Picture Parlour Just Mustard Katy J Pearson Minihi Modern Woman Pale Blue Eyes

Visions is akin to a mini SXSW or Great Escape, in which five different venues in the Hackney area of East London host an array of bands over the course of one day. A wristband allows you the freedom to wander in and out of the venues, which are all within easy walking distance of each other. The big draw on this year’s lineup was a headlining set from Spiritualized, but before that there were hours of other artists to see.


Sep 09, 2023 Live Be Your Own Pet Fräulein

Be Your Own Pet are back and their Nottingham show last month was an absolute blast!


Sep 08, 2023 Music Web Exclusive

Jeff Rosenstock’s status as a figure of cult adoration on the underground punk scene has long since been cemented. HELLMODE is his fifth studio album since abandoning Bomb The Music Industry! and The Arrogant Sons of Bitches monikers a decade ago.


Coach Party


Chess Club

Sep 07, 2023 Music Web Exclusive

After releasing three acclaimed EPs and touring relentlessly, including playing to a sold-out audience of 97,000 at the Stade de France outside Paris opening for the French band Indochine, Coach Party finally release their debut album, KILLJOY.


Sep 06, 2023 Music Web Exclusive

Craft Recordings has done a commendable job at reissuing R.E.M.‘s catalog on vinyl. Collapse Into Now was the R.E.M.‘s final studio album, its 15th in total, and was originally released in 2011.


Will Sergeant


Published by Constable

Sep 06, 2023 Books Web Exclusive

Will Sergeant’s new book “Echoes” documents the making and subsequent touring of Echo and the Bunnymen’s first two albums.


Sep 05, 2023 Music Web Exclusive

R.E.M.‘s 2004 album, Around the Sun, reissued here on 180g double vinyl, is an underrated slow burn that reveals itself more and more with multiple listens.


Ruth Madievsky

All-Night Pharmacy

Published by Catapult

Sep 05, 2023 Books

All-Night Pharmacy follows the story of a young woman who is entangled in a life of drugs, partying, and risky pursuits with her older sister, until a violent event changes the course of her life.


Sep 04, 2023 Live

X rolled back the years at New York’s Palladium Times Square last week and Under the Radar were in attendance.