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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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Thurston Moore - The Best Day

There's (not) a teenage riot goin' on.
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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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