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Jungle review self-titled slice of accomplished search-engine-unfriendly disco-funk

Naming their outfit after an entirely unrelated genre was never going to optimise Jungle's search engine results.

Honeyblood - Honeyblood

Glasgow two-piece Honeyblood announce the release of their eponymous, debut LP. Recorded at legendary producer Peter Katis Tarquin Studios (The National, Interpol) in just ten days last November, ''Honeyblood'' is an accomplished and delightfully fierce r

Slow Club: 'We feel like a different band'

"We're a very selfish band," laughs Slow Club's Rebecca Taylor down the phone to me. She and her bandmate Charles Watson are on their way to record a session with BBC 6 Music's Marc Riley, and they're stuck in traffic.

Slow Club: Complete Surrender review powered by heartache and ambition

Those who've seen Slow Club live will know that Rebecca Taylor belts out big notes with the gale force of a Brit School graduate at an Andrew Lloyd Webber casting.

Honeyblood: Honeyblood review vigorous 90-style indie-pop

(Fat Cat) This Glaswegian female duo's name harks back to the days when it was fashionable to combine polar opposites to form an eyecatching moniker the Stone Roses, Mudhoney et al. Lo and behold, their music has much in common with late-1980s/early-1990s

Sia – 1000 Forms Of Fear

Upon Sia Furler’s apparent lunge into Top 40 pop – with the devilish beckons of David Guetta, Eminem, and Flo Rida, as well as a windfall of upper-echelon writing credits (Beyoncé, Jessie J, Kylie Minogue, Rihanna, Britney Spears, Shakira, Katy Perry

Manic Street Preachers – Futurology

“We’ll come back one day / We never really went away / One day we will return / No matter how it hurts / And it hurts” sing Manic Street Preachers on the title track of their 12th release after 25 years of playing together, Futurology.

George Ezra – Wanted On Voyage

It’s a cliche, and rather a patronising one at that, to describe a young artist as seeming ‘old beyond their years’.

David Gray – Mutineers

Life goes on, people come and go, the world keeps turning, but there will always, eventually, be a new David Gray album.

5 Seconds of Summer album review: frenzied punk-pop that tries to dry hump you

They've managed to craft a debut album that's both self-aware and incredibly fun.