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Album Review: Spoon – Lucifer on the Sofa

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See: New videos for ‘If You Run’ and ‘Move Together’ from Joshua Homme’s Desert Sessions Volumes 11 and 12 In Collaboration With New York Film Academy

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Track: Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks Ready New Album ‘Sparkle Hard’; Stream New Track “Refute”

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CIRCUIT DES YEUX + CLAIRE ROUSAYSUNSET POEM OUT OCTOBER 20TH THREE SONGS FROM CDY’S -IOREIMAGINED BY CLAIRE ROUSAY LISTEN TO ‘SCULPTING THE EXODUS’ (REWORK) + WATCH WATCH CIRCUIT DES YEUX AND CLAIRE ROUSAY IN CONVERSATION On Sunset Poem, experimental musician Claire Rousay reworks three songs from Circuit des Yeux’s otherworldly 2021 album, -io. Today, you can listen to her take on ‘Sculpting the Exodus’ HERE. In …

There is a visceral discordancy and inherent chaos that threads throughout ‘Versions of Modern Performance’, the debut album from Chicago trio Horsegirl, (out through Matador Records/Remote Control Records). This anarchy is magically and stunningly resolved by the bitter sweet melodies and harmonies that cloak and bind the barbed-wire strands. The oft dissociated, disconnected vocals are …

Today, Brisbane trio The Goon Sax have released a deluxe digital edition of their third album ‘Mirror II’ released through Chapter Music and Matador Records. ‘Mirror II’ is a garment of perfectly formed pop songs with a ragged edge and blemishes – but with a golden thread of celestial choruses that binds everything together. The …

It’s exciting to see Interpol back in action with news of the release of their seventh LP ‘The Other Side of Make-Believe’, due out on 15 July through Matador / Remote Control. To ease the anticipation, Interpol have released a single and video for the opening track, ‘Toni’. The archetypal Interpol sound is at the …

With an attitude that recalls The Jesus and Mary Chain and scuzzy, fuzzy drone attack, Horsegirl have just delivered a stunning single ‘Anti-glory’ – filled with a certain cognitive and sonic dissonance, brutal drums, sweet doo wop backing singing straight from the sixties and a raw visceral guitar attack. This is utterly compelling and marvellous …

Album cover for Spoon’s Lucifer on the Sofa

Austin, Texas rock’n’rollers Spoon have released their 10th album – Lucifer on the Sofa – on Matador Records and it’s a blistering, thumping, rocking album that Spoon lovers will adore and those new to Spoon will too. It’s the first set of songs in over a decade that the band have recorded in Austin and was written and recorded …

Emerging from Battery Studios in London where they’ve just recorded their seventh album with producers Flood and Moulder, Interpol have announced a run of US and UK/UK shows, including a second date at London Roundhouse on June 15th in support of it. It’s accompanied by a short clip featuring footage shot during the recording sessions, …

The Goon Sax have released their third album ‘Mirror II’ and it confirms their special place amongst Australian indie royalty. The album is essentially one of two parts – there is a softer pop element to the tracks released as singles with their glittery sheen and there is a more angular side that is brittle …

As part of their Revisionist series, Matador Records and Toronto concept punk band Fucked Up have reveals that there will be a 10th anniversary version of their titanic 78-minute masterpiece, David Comes to Life, out on a limited-edition lightbulb yellow vinyl version, available from December 10th. There will also be a tour, with the band …

Julien will be performing a full-length, full-band set featuring songs from her new album Little Oblivions which came out in February to widespread acclaim and her highest chart positions to date (#21 Australia, #37 Germany, #39 USA, #51 UK). It’s quickly amassed over 12 million streams on Spotify with Julien having over 1.5 million monthly listeners on …