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Flying Lotus – You're Dead

You spend most of a certain fellow Warp producer’s exile gaining a rep as one of the most forward-thinking producers around, nipping off for a quick side project after several critically renowned releases; Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar guest on your gra

Flying Lotus – You're Dead

You spend most of a certain fellow Warp producer’s exile gaining a rep as one of the most forward-thinking producers around, nipping off for a quick side project after several critically renowned releases; Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar guest on your gra

Johnny Marr – Playland

There's a freewheeling vitality to Marr's second solo venture that not only lifts the weight of history but makes a mockery of the musical bed-hopping that's defined his recent output. He had these up his sleeve and was happy to be knobbing around with Mo

Johnny Marr – Playland

There's a freewheeling vitality to Marr's second solo venture that not only lifts the weight of history but makes a mockery of the musical bed-hopping that's defined his recent output. He had these up his sleeve and was happy to be knobbing around with Mo

CD: Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright In The End

Over the years Weezer’s greatest skill has surely been to stimulate the inner schoolboy in us. Who, for instance, could deny hits like “Beverley Hills” paint a charming and cheeky picture of being young and nerdy? The thing is, though, Rivers Cuomo

Various: Look Again to the Wind review homage to Johnny Cashs radical 60s album

(Sony Masterworks)Tribute albums frequently betray their subject, but not this homage to Johnny Cashs Bitter Tears, the country giants 1964 salute to Native Americans. A concept album about a discomfiting cause the USs treatment of its indigenous people

A New Testament - Christopher Owens

This latest album from Christopher Owens includes the songs 'Oh My Love' and 'It Comes Back to You'. The Guardian gave it three stars feeling that: "even when Owens isn’t operating at his peak, his work remains oddly intriguing."

Sukierae - Jeff Tweedy

This twenty track album was described by The Guardian as: "a beguiling collection with unique emotional heft". It includes the songs 'Please Don't Let Me Be So Understood' and 'I'll Sing it'.

CD: Alt-J - This Is All Yours

Art-student rock sounds like a terribly dated concept, but listening to This Is All Yours for the first time, it suddenly feels very relevant. This is music of the broadest cultural horizons, that takes in global influences, but can’t resist the desire

Tweedy: Sukierae review eerie, personal and devotional

(DBPM)After almost 30 years in music with his bands Uncle Tupelo and Wilco and work in genres from alt-country to electronic psychedelia Jeff Tweedy has finally made his first solo album, with his 18-year-old son Spencer on drums. Conceived as a doub