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Zeitkratzer - Whitehouse

Now then - be afraid, be very afraid.
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Los Campesinos! - A Los Campesinos! Christmas

Because nothing says 'indie cred' more than an EP of Christmas songs.
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Carrie Underwood - Greatest Hits: Decade #1

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

Villalog - Spacetrash

Austrians set the controls for the heart of the sun.

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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Hilary Scott - Freight Train Love

A train load of American influences.
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John Grant - With the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra: Live in Concert

The year's best live album? It might just be.
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Whiskey Myers - Early Morning Shakes

Everything goes south (in a good way) for this bunch of boozers.
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Kill It Kid - You Owe Nothing

Blowing away their folk past with mountain-sized garage blues. Turn it up!
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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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Various Artists - The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Lorde's done a mix tape - just for you.
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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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The Doobie Brothers - Southbound

The Doobies go country. Kind of.
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Cool Ghouls - A Swirling Fire Burning Through The Rye

Californian garage rockers bring the beat back.

Hookworms - The Hum

Hookworms - saving us from The Hum-drum, one album at a time.

Rancid - Honor Is All We Know

Mohicans at the ready - Rancid are back!

Superfood - Don't Say That

Superfood? That's blueberries, right?
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Alvin Stardust - Alvin

An unexpected and unexpectedly terrific farewell.

TransAtlantic - KaLIVEoscope

Prog giants' latest live documentation.
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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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Lily & Madeleine - Fumes

Lily & Madeleine's new album is a breath of fresh air.
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The Ting Tings - Super Critical

The duo embrace pop - that's their name now.

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