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Inspiral Carpets

Garage pop troupe return with first new album in 20 years.
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Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge

JT's been away for a wee while, but it's no laughing matter.
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Lower Than Atlantis

Will the real LTA please stand up? Gary Kaill casts doubts on the alt-rockers' new chart-friendly sound.
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Ex Hex - Rips

With her new band, Mary Timony goes pop. Gary Kaill falls under their spell.


Hozier welcomes you to his house of worship. Let us pray.
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Helen Love - Pogo Pogo EP

Of course The Ramones get a name check!
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Mano's Daughter - Shiver

Impressive second EP from promising electro-pop act.
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Larkin Poe - Kin

Stop Larkin' about. Crowd-pleasing debut - but is it indie, roots or what?
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Caroline Rose - I Will Not Be Afraid

Remember the name - Caroline Rose.
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Acre Tarn - Clasp and Shake EP

Tarn around bright eyes. Gary dallies with another electronic duo.

Jaws - Be Slowly

Not the shark, not the Bond villain, but the Brummie band.

U2 - Songs Of Innocence

They're back. For free. Until they tour.
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Basement Jaxx - Junto

What has five years away done to Basement Jaxx?


OutPHOX-ed? You will be.
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Pere Ubu - Carnival of Souls

The moon, monkeys and sinster rumblings make for a majestically oddball ride.
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New Model Army - Between Wine And Blood

Post-punk survivors rally once more.

Client - Authority

Femme synthpop throwback from Client.
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The Pierces - Creation

Do we Believe in the Alabama sister duo's fifth studio album?
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Dry The River - Alarms In The Heart

Dry your eyes, there's no folk music here anymore.
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Pulled Apart By Horses - Blood

The Leeds rockers hit album number three.
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J Mascis - Tied To A Star

Tied up in you. Dino man looks to the skies.
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Benjamin Booker

From Florida to Tampa, righting the blues rock wrongs.

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