Drenge embrace the weird and uneasy on Strange Creatures

The English rockers indulge their New Wave influences as their sound grows more diverse on the group’s excellent third album.

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FIDLAR Are Sillier Than Ever On “Almost Free”

FIDLAR’s latest output sometimes hits the sweet spot but sadly the rest is silly, cringy and a bit bland.

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Deerhunter Never Lose Sight of Their Identity on “Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?”

Atlanta indie veterans Deerhunter have kicked off  2019 with their much-anticipated comeback album after a relatively quiet few years by their prolific standards. The band, led by cult figure Bradford Cox, amassed a large underground following after a consistent string of stellar releases ever since their 2007 full-length studio debut Cryptograms. From there, the band went…

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The Twilight Sad keep it brilliant with IT WON/T BE LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME

After a long break, Twilight Sad continue to battle their demons in inventive new ways.

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Sex Education: The first great TV show of 2019

Netflix continues its lineage of explicit, educational shows with a show dripping with Channel 4 quirks.

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The 1975 break into the stratosphere on ‘A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships’

The Matty Healy-led quartet return with easily their most ambitious and greatest album yet.

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Okay Embrace leave a lasting impression with ‘Drought (Song of California)’

Schaefer channels Dinosaur JR. and Yo La Tengo influences on his latest single.

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Rolo Tomassi electrify and inspire at London’s Scala

The British experimental rock outfit show gratitude and finesse at their packed London show.

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While She Sleeps make a welcome return with ANTI-SOCIAL

Some bands become the flag bearers of their genre, some decide to tear that flag down and replace it with their own, and with their new track ANTI-SOCIAL, While She Sleeps are doing the latter.

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IDLES tackle everything from Brexit to gym lads on ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’

Brexit, immigration and gym lads – nothing is ignored on this great release from Bristol punk outfit Idles.

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