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Meet: The Coral’s James Skelly takes us through the inspirations for the new album ‘Coral Island’, the magic of memories, and how The Coral are the Robbie Fowler of the music industry.

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See: The monochrome video for Trevor Sensor’s ‘Chiron, Galactus’: an instant classic of mourning, cathartic Americana

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Album review: New Bums – ‘Last Time I Saw Grace’: Ben and Donovan reveal an unexpected treat

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Andy Burrows is not a man to hang around. His new long player, Fall Together Again, which is out via Play It Again Sam on 20th October will be Burrows tenth long player, split between solo albums and records with Razorlight, We Are Scientists and Smith & Burrows, not forgetting his BAFTA-nominated soundtrack for The …

Not heard of Eugene Black? Well, its the new musical project for Paul Rip who, if you’re still in the dark, was a driving force behind the first wave of rave culture that gripped the UK back in the late 1980’s. Back then, Rip ran the infamous RIP parties at Clink Street Prison with resident …

The Velvet Underground have to be one of the most influential bands of all time. Without them it would have been hard for any kind of underground/alternative sub-culture to even exist, let alone flourish. Championed by the likes of David Bowie, cited by the Jesus and Mary Chain, their music more than stands the test …

Two brothers. Both of whom like to sing. Both of whom like to play guitar. And both of whom wanted to form a band. It could have lead to another gory chapter in the tales sibling rivalry. But not in Hayd and Aaron Brown’s case. They’ve formed a band, both play lead guitar, both of …

Sometimes it’s nice to be able to sit back and think ‘told you so’. I’m not advocating you say it out loud like a conceited ass. Just, you know, sit back, nice and content that you got it right. When I heard this week that Nick Cave himself had proclaimed that Dark Horses are “the …

Few albums can be as keenly awaited in the psych universe as Commune from Swedish psych band Goat. Following on from their much acclaimed, and appropriately titled, debut World Music; a great live set; and an album of remixes comes a collection of new tracks out on Rocket Records (Sub Pop in the US and …

You might recognise the name. Former Boo Radley and BraveCaptain Martin Carr has never really stopped writing brilliant songs, its just that now he’s doing it under his own name. He’s releasing a new single, The Santa Fe Skyway on September 1st, ahead of a new album The Breaks, which follows on September 29th, both …

It’s maybe not the most obvious of places but Richmond in North Yorkshire is home to underground hip-hop collective Ceiling Demons, aka Psy Ceiling, Dan Demon and Beat Demon. Out last month was the Tom Robinson supported Amputated Spirit, backed by a previously unreleased b-side For The Love feat. Acts. Amputated State lays down this …

Out on July 28th via Berlin based Klasse Recording comes the new EP from Glasgow born, Bristol based producer Marco Bernardi. Titled Spacejam, it’s the third in the labels WRECKS series, following on from Phran ‘Bad Format’ that has picked up heavy hitting nods love from the likes of Mr G, John Osborne, DVS1 and …

‘Old English’ really shouldn’t work. A track which features such disparate vocal talents – Gibbs’ guttural gangsta rap growl, Young Thug’s unhinged yelp and A$AP Ferg’s demented bark – with such different approaches in their own music – it’s hard to imagine that hip-hop traditionalist thinks much of Young Thug’s ‘Picacho‘ – shouldn’t work, but …