A love letter 2 AFX

RDJ releases first new music in thirteen years! Yeah, except this, true to form for Cornwall’s favourite ginger, lying, tank-driving ‘n blimp-flying son, is not quite the whole truth. As wiser heads writing excellent first-listen pieces over at FACT magazine and the Quietus have pointed out, the man known most famously under the moniker Aphex […]

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The Drums’ return is not as encyclopedic as they would have hoped

“Encyclopedia’ is full of magic and surprise” claims The Drums’ lead singer, Jonny Pierce, in the album notes for their latest release “Encyclopedia,” out September 23rd. The combination of these bold claims with the excitingly uproarious lead single “Magic Mountain,” and that title – Encyclopedia –  promised an album of daring breadth and scope from […]

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Arcade on Fire

Fresh from their Glastonbury headline set, Arcade Fire have returned to Hyde Park (three years after they last played here) to finish off their European tour as part of the British Summer Time festival series with Barclaycard. Boasting an impressive array of support acts, Win Butler walks out onto the stage at 4:15 saying that […]

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Jamie Who?

He’s back. After years of speculation, the mystery man has finally announced his return. It’s been four years since Jamie T has played any shows but today he posted a handwritten note on his website stating that “I have decided it might be time to play a few shows”. In case you have all forgotten, […]

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