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Hope Is (Still) Important: the Idlewild interview

With a new album in the wings, we catch up with Roddy Woomble.
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Zeitkratzer - Whitehouse

Now then - be afraid, be very afraid.

Los Campesinos! - A Los Campesinos! Christmas

Because nothing says 'indie cred' more than an EP of Christmas songs.

A Campfire Tales Christmas

Christmas albums, they come but once a year.

New Model Army - The Forum, London

A gallery from New Model Army's end-of-year show.

Singles Round-Up: w/c 15th December 2014

A handful of tracks make it through the festive Yodel backlog.

News round-up: Friday 12th December

Quick updates from the likes of Bob Dylan, Mariachi El Bronx, The Specials and more.

Campfire Tales: Albums of the Year 2014

There are albums. There are ten. It must be an album of the year list.

CMA Songwriters Series returns to the UK in 2015

Brooks, Clark, Palladio, Randall and Alexander to appear.
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New Model Army - The Forum, London

A gallery from New Model Army's end-of-year show.

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The Human League - Wolverhampton Civic Hall

Friday night '80s party is in another League.
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Allo Darlin' - Manchester Deaf Institute

You had me at Allo. Gary Kaill gets swoony with the indie exemplars. Supa Snaps by Alex Bell.
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Perfume Genius - The Oobleck, Birmingham

There's more than a touch of genius about Mike Hadreas's Birmingham show.
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Paloma Faith - Wolverhampton Civic Hall

Singer's personality and talent win out over some odd Saturday night choices.

The Jesus and Mary Chain - Manchester Academy

Some candy talking - the noise-pop legends take Manchester on a nostalgic ride.

Andrea Bocelli (featuring Lindsey Stirling) - 02 Arena, London

A bumper gallery from Italian legend Andrea Bocelli's O2 Arena show, featuring You Tube sensation Lindsey Stirling, Britain's Got Talent's Lucy Kay and Maria Aleida.

Darius Rucker - O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Hootie's back - only this time he's gone country.

Lykke Li - Albert Hall Manchester

No rest for the wicked: Lykke Li enchants Manchester.

The Levellers, The Selecter - Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Lorne Thomson takes in a greatest hits set from The Levellers, with added Two Tone goodness!
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Zeitkratzer - Whitehouse

Now then - be afraid, be very afraid.
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Villalog - Spacetrash

Austrians set the controls for the heart of the sun.
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Various - Millions Like Us: The Story of the Mod Revival 1977-1989

Dust off your Vespa - the mods are back in town!
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Lee Ranaldo and The Dust - Acoustic Dust

Give a guy some Lee-way and he'll make another album.
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Garth Brooks - Man Against Machine

The Godfather of modern country returns. But is he too late for the party?
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Taylor Swift - 1989

"I'm a little bit countr- actually, no, scrub that." Gary Kaill hails a welcome change of direction.
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Los Campesinos! - A Los Campesinos! Christmas

Because nothing says 'indie cred' more than an EP of Christmas songs.

Carrie Underwood - Greatest Hits: Decade #1

How have the ten years since American Idol treated Ms Underwood?

Hilary Scott - Freight Train Love

A train load of American influences.

John Grant - With the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra: Live in Concert

The year's best live album? It might just be.

Whiskey Myers - Early Morning Shakes

Everything goes south (in a good way) for this bunch of boozers.

Kill It Kid - You Owe Nothing

Blowing away their folk past with mountain-sized garage blues. Turn it up!

Various Artists - The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Lorde's done a mix tape - just for you.

The Doobie Brothers - Southbound

The Doobies go country. Kind of.
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Hope Is (Still) Important: the Idlewild interview

With a new album in the wings, we catch up with Roddy Woomble.
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A Campfire Tales Christmas

Christmas albums, they come but once a year.
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Campfire Tales: Albums of the Year 2014

There are albums. There are ten. It must be an album of the year list.
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The Music Fix Albums of 2014

2014 - we were in you. And this is what you sounded like.
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Know Your Indie Queen: the Perfume Genius interview

A sit-down with Mike Hadreas, one bright musical Genius.
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Campfire Tales: November 2014

The last standard column of the year. Banjos (lots of banjos), piano, and plenty of Willie Nelson.
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Write My Name In Blood: the Cheap Girls interview

"Have you ever been to a show in Germany?" We talk etiquette with the Michigan trio.
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Campfire Tales: Shovels & Rope interviewed

The roots duo talk to us about their second, darker, album.