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The Jesus and Mary Chain – Damage and Joy [2017]

The Jesus and Mary Chain – Damage and Joy [2017]

Nineteen years after their last album, the Jesus and Mary Chain pick up where they left off, offering their usual mix of feedback-spiked rockers and stoned ballads on Damage and Joy.  Whether they’re playing 15-minute gigs or taking 19 years between albums, the Jesus and ...

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March 20th, 2017

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California Snow Story – Some Other Places [2016]

California Snow Story – Some Other Places [2016]

David Skirving began California Snow Story in 2001 after leaving Scottish band Camera Obscura. David was a founder member and original guitarist of Camera Obscura and he gave the band their name. He wrote four songs on their debut album Rare UK Bird and guitar parts for ...

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January 16th, 2017

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Primal Scream – Chaosmosis [2016]

Primal Scream – Chaosmosis [2016]

In their 30-year carer, Primal Scream have demonstrated a savvy for keeping themselves current. They joined the anorak convention with their cut “Velocity Girl” on the C86 compilation; helped push acid house into the mainstream with 1991’s rave-rock symbiosis Screamadelica; ...

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December 24th, 2016

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Emma Pollock – In Search of Harperfield [2016]

Emma Pollock – In Search of Harperfield [2016]

Devotees of former indie magicians The Delgados will find much to love in Emma Pollock’s third solo album since her revered band amicably split in 2005. The album’s name, In Search of Harperfield, refers to the first house bought by Pollock’s parents after they ...

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December 17th, 2016

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C Duncan – The Midnight Sun [2016]

C Duncan – The Midnight Sun [2016]

The much anticipated sophomore long-player from the Glaswegian pop confectioner, Midnight Sun finds Christopher Duncan doubling down on the lush, homespun chamber pop of his Mercury Prize-nominated 2015 debut, but with significantly bolder strokes — it may take a bit longer ...

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November 17th, 2016

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De Rosa – Weem [2016]

De Rosa – Weem [2016]

Though they announced their reunion back in 2012, the release of Weem bookends a hiatus of almost seven years for Bellshill quintet De Rosa. Now a trio in their latest guise, it’s hard to imagine they’ve been sat on their hands all that time as this third album arrives with ...

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October 31st, 2016

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