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Sunday 04 November 2012
This London-based band have taken the traditional Greek underground form, rembetika, and subtly overlaid contemporary blues and rock influences.
Monday 08 October 2012
A book and CD show how influential the band remain, says Pierre Perrone
Sunday 05 August 2012
The third album by London-Irish singer McGuinness, most visible until lately as a member of Miles Kane's backing band, packs a sly wit and a melodic punch which, at its best, recalls early Squeeze and Talking Heads circa Remain in Light.
Saturday 07 July 2012
A new wave of women aren't content to use the guitar to simply accompany songs. They have forged brave new ways to play the instrument, argues Chris Mugan
Sunday 24 June 2012
Lawrence Hayward, former leader of Felt and Denim, is one of underground pop's true eccentrics.
Saturday 09 June 2012
There's a drive and urgency about Maxïmo Park's The National Health that perfectly matches frontman Paul Smith's dominant lyrical theme, of taking arms against a sea of troubles in order to forge a better life for yourself.
Sunday 13 May 2012
For their fourth album, Beach House, the Baltimore dreampop duo of Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand have finessed their vision to perfection.
Sex Pistols star Glen Matlock to headline 'anti-Jubilee' concert ... in aid of a charity run by the Princess Royal
Tuesday 08 May 2012
Member of band which gave us 'God Save the Queen' to commemorate 1977 at alternative festival
Friday 16 March 2012
Former denizen of Brooklyn indie girl groups such as Vivian Girls and Crystal Stilts, Frankie Rose has stepped out on her own and come up with a surprise delight: an enchanting dream-pop album steeped in her multi-tracked harmonies.
Friday 09 March 2012
The Barometer: Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All; Burial and Four Tet; Jack White; Tanlines; Neon Indian; Grimes; THEESatisfaction; Lapalux; Boys from Patagonia
Friday 09 March 2012
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Friday 24 February 2012
Nzca/Lines frontman Michael Lovett has claimed as a primary inspiration the late R&B diva Aaliyah and there's something about his gossamer-light falsetto that recalls her delivery.
Sunday 22 January 2012
This band is now so good that our critic is prepared to put its background of privilege to one side; plus, a new soulstress
Sunday 01 January 2012
Tokyo is so big, so dense, so sprawling that it is more like an infinite number of villages that have been joined together by some crazed town planner. I had one day in the Japanese capital at the end of my monster-hunting trip in Hiroshima Prefecture. My plan was to take in the main sights of Tokyo, as well as getting all my Christmas shopping done in the best shopping city in the world, according to my Virgin in-flight magazine. I gathered together all the information available to me and decided I needed to visit Harajuku (to see weird manga kids), The Imperial Palace, Akihabara (electronics) and then Ginza, for some serious lady shopping. I hopped into a cab and headed for Harajuku. This was a big mistake as Tokyo cabs are eye-wateringly expensive.
Thursday 25 August 2011
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Mother fed her daughter tapeworms to make her skinny for beauty pageant
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 Crystal Palace next manager latest: Palace consider Ally McCoist - EXCLUSIVE
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 Tim Sherwood column: 'It started as a three-horse race but turned into the Grand National'