Praxis Makes Perfect

Stream: Neon Neon’s new album ‘Praxis Makes Perfect’

Neon Neon, the synth duo comprising of Super Furry Animals’ Gruff Rhys and producer Boom Bip, surprised everyone with their debut album Stainless Style – managing to actually succeed in making an entertaining concept album about inventor John DoLorean. Now they’re at it again, choosing relatively unknown Italian left-wing activist and publisher Giangiacomo Feltrinelli as […]

Pixies Indie Cindy

Album stream: Pixies – ‘Indie Cindy’

Legendary alt/grunge rock band Pixies released their first new album in over 20 years for Record Store Day this weekend. Well, I say ‘new album’ but Indie Cindy is actually a collection of the bands last few EPs. It’s still a big deal though, not just because it’s the Pixies but also because it’s very […]


Cedric and Omar from At The Drive-In / The Mars Volta announce new album as Antemasque

There’s been a a lot of mixed messages swirling around over the past few days regarding At The Drive-In / The Mars Volta founders Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodríguez-López and a supposed new group called Antemasque. The last I heard of the duo, they had fallen out and gone their separate ways – with Cedric starting […]

Bankrupt artwork

Stream Phoenix’s new album ‘Bankrupt!’

Next week French band Phoenix are releasing Bankrupt! the follow up to their 2009 breakthough album Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. But if you’re the type who likes to try before you buy, then iTunes are currently streaming the whole thing in full – which you can get to by clicking this link: Bankrupt! iTunes stream. Read […]

Mosquito album stream

Listen: Yeah Yeah Yeahs ‘Mosquito’ stream

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have released a stream of their highly anticipated new album Mosquito onto YouTube. The stream features an intro by Karen O in which she calls the album ‘…a Yeah Yeah Yeahs soul record, or our version of one. It’s really playful and tongue in cheek at times. It’s got something for everyone.’ […]