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REVIEW: Nadine Shah – ‘Holiday Destination’ (1965 Records)

Nadine Shah’s politically and socially on-point third album ‘Holiday Destination’ should see her access a wider audience.

REVIEW: Liars – ‘TFCF’ (Mute)

TCFN is in no way the worst album ever, but it is the worst album Liars have released, whether it be through its deliberately painful drones and grating textures, or just poor songwriting Andrew has made a huge misstep on this record.

REVIEW: Alice Glass – ‘Alice Glass’ EP (Loma Vista)

Three years after she quit Crystal Castles, Alice Glass drops a six-track solo EP that contains few traces of her previous work.

WOMEN IN ROCK no.4: Debbie Harry

The frontwoman of Blondie and a rock icon in her own right, we look at Debbie Harry for this month’s Women In Rock feature.

REVIEW: Beth Ditto – ‘Fake Sugar’ (Myra’s Child / Virgin)

The former Gossip frontwoman releases her debut solo album ‘Fake Sugar’, but it fails to live up to past glories.

WOMEN IN ROCK no.3: Kathleen Hanna

The third edition of our Women In Rock series looks at the iconic Kathleen Hanna – a figurehead of Riot Grrrl and the founder of Bikini Kill, Le Tigre and The Julie Ruin.

REVIEW: Blondie – ‘Pollinator’ (Noble / BMG)

‘Pollinator’ stays true to Blondie’s classic sound while keeping it relevant and fresh for 2017, and shows there’s plenty of life in the band yet.

WOMEN IN ROCK no.2: PJ Harvey

Our monthly Women In Rock feature looks at PJ Harvey as her debut album ‘Dry’ celebrates its 25th anniversary.

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