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Album review: Mogwai – ‘Rave Tapes’

Mogwai – Rave Tapes {rating} Buy: Rave Tapes Scottish post-rock veterans Mogwai return with their eighth studio album Rave Tapes, which continues the exploration of melodic grooves which began with their 2011 album Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will. Back in the day Mogwai were known and appreciated primarily for the ‘quiet-to-loud’ dynamic of […]

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Lily Allen is not a popular choice to replace Two Door Cinema Club as Latitude headliner!

After singer Alex Trimble fell ill Two Door Cinema Club had to bow out of this weekends Latitude Festival earlier today. Not to worry though, festival organisers moved quickly to arrange what they thought was a suitable replacement – with none other than pop superstar and voice of our times Lily Allen. It’s a shame, […]

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Album stream: Mogwai – ‘Rave Tapes’

Scottish post-rock legends Mogwai are back with their monstrous new album Rave Tapes next week (released: 21 Jan). Read my 4/5 review of it here. Before that, though, they’ve made the whole thing available to stream online. They premiered the stream over on The Guardian this morning, where Stuart Braithwaite also provided an introduction to […]

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Mogwai’s new album ‘Rave Tapes’ has leaked online

Scottish post-rock legends Mogwai are set to release their eighth studio album Rave Tapes on 21 January. As usual, though, the internet has beat them to the punch with the album leaking online a full month ahead of its official release. I can’t tell you exactly where to get it from though, I’ll leave that […]


Watch: Mogwai – ‘The Lord Is Out Of Control’ video

Scottish post-rock experimentalists look set to deliver one of the first big albums of 2014 when they release their eighth studio album Rave Tapes on 20 January. They’ve already impressed us with the well-paced ‘Remurdered’, and have today revealed more of what to expect from the album in the shape of the gloriously psychedelic ‘The […]


Playlist: All the best new music from October

So here we are at the end of October, a month that has given us darker evenings and the Great UK Storm of 2013! It’s not been all bad though, as the month has also given us a great batch of new music to get stuck into. The below playlist collates all this awesome new […]

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Mogwai announce new album ‘Rave Tapes’ and stream lead single ‘Remurdered’ – listen here

Scottish post-rock veterans Mogwai have today announced they will release their new album Rave Tapes on 21 January 2014. The album, the follow-up to 2011’s brilliant Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will, was self-produced with the help of long-time collaborator Paul Savage and will be released in the UK on Sub-Pop. Along with the […]