Written off as commercial suicide at the time, MGMT’s lysergic second album ‘Congratulations’ has aged incredibly well ten years on.
A playlist of all the best new music released throughout April 2020.
Smudgier and warmer than their chiselled predecessors, Purity Ring’s third album ‘Womb’ is a fine addition to their catalogue.
A beginner’s guide to American indie cult heroes Yo La Tengo, including profile, discography and playlist.
Wearing experience and determination like a badge of courage, Katie Crutchfield’s fifth Waxahatchee album ‘Saint Cloud’ is her finest so far.
A double LP bursting with creativity and possibilities, Miles Davis’ 1970 album ‘Bitches Brew’ had as much influence on rock as it did jazz.
Nocturnal vignettes of the modern dating landscape, ‘The Night Chancers’ is Baxter Dury’s most complete album yet.
A charming, retro-futurist vision for pop that was wildly out of step with the mainstream in 2000, Broadcast’s debut album ‘The Noise Made By People’ is a lost treasure.
Kieran Hebden’s latest Four Tet album ‘Sixteen Oceans’ is the soundtrack of an artist reflecting on his achievements and exploring many ideas at once.
The best gigs coming up in Leeds this week, including Ash, Andy Shauf, Rat Boy and the Hyde Park Book Club’s ‘Grl Pwr’ showcase.