Album stream: Jagwar Ma – ‘Howlin’

Jagwar Ma, the latest Aussie psych-rock band to get everyone into a bit of a lather, are releasing their highly-anticipated debut album Howlin next week, and have made it available to stream in full online. To listen to Howlin, head over to As well as streaming Howlin, the duo have also announced three live […]

kasabian album 48:13

Album stream: Kasabian – ’48:13′

Kasabian have made their new album 48:13 available to stream online ahead of its release next week. The album can now be streamed in full via iTunes Radio here: 48:13 – Kasabian 48:13 is the Leicester band’s fifth studio album and features the single ‘eez-eh‘ as well as other previously aired tracks ‘stevie’ and ‘bumblebee‘. […]

Lazaretto album by Jack White

Album stream: Jack White – ‘Lazaretto’

In what is turning out to be a big week in the world of streaming albums, Jack White has followed the lead of Kasabian and First Aid Kit and made his upcoming new album available to stream online ahead of its release next week. White’s new solo album, the follow-up to 2011’s brilliant Blunderbuss, is […]

First Aid Kit Stay Gold album

Album stream: First Aid Kit – ‘Stay Gold’

Swedish sisters Klara and Johanna Soderberg, also known as First Aid Kit, are back next week with their second album, following 2012’s warmly received debut album The Lion’s Roar. As previously released singles ‘My Silver Lining’ and ‘Cedar Lane’ have shown, new album Stay Gold builds on the bittersweet folk affectations of its predecessor with […]

Kaiser Chiefs – ‘Souvenir’ album review

Album review submitted by Philip Lickley. Kaiser Chiefs – Souvenir: The Singles Collection 2004 – 2012 [rating:4/5] Buy: Souvenir I honestly cannot believe it is eight years since I bought a copy of Employment by Leeds band the Kaiser Chiefs, after falling in love with songs ‘Everyday I Love You Less and Less’ and I […]

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Albums out in June

It’s June! Time for sun, festivals, BBQs, beer gardens and the World Cup! It’s also time for some very exciting-looking new albums. Last month saw the release of big albums from the likes of The Horrors, Gruff Rhys, The Black Keys, Chromeo, Coldplay and Echo and The Bunneymen – so June has got its work […]

Like Clockwork

Album review: Queens Of The Stone Age – ‘…Like Clockwork’

Queens Of The Stone Age – …Like Clockwork {rating} Buy: Like Clockwork Along with maybe Arcade Fire and Josh Homme’s proteges Arctic Monkeys, Queens Of The Stone Age have been one of the defining rock bands of the 21st Century. Their heavy, layered stoner-rock and Homme’s poetic lyrical approach helped them transcend current trends and […]