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Jeff Beck - World Tour

Jeff Beck returns to the UK as part of his world tour. Prepare for a show that once again reflects the eclectric musical mix that is his trademark.

Yes: Live in Concert - Royal Albert Hall

Grammy award-winning rock luminaries Yes will perform three of their most popular albums, The Yes Album, Close to the Edge, and Going for the One in their entirety.

Drop - Thee Oh Sees

Recorded in a banana-ripening warehouse, this latest album from the group includes the tracks 'Penetrating Eye' and 'Encrypted Bounce'. The Guardian summed up the album by saying: "For all their wiggy sonics, Thee Oh Sees rarely lose their way, and th

Amphetamine Ballads - The Amazing Snakeheads

The Amazing Snakeheads - Dale Barclay, William Coombe and Jordan Hutchinson - are truly a force of nature. 'Amphetamine Ballads' is the soundtrack to the dark corners of nightclubs and those dimly lit alleyways off the main drag. The smell of smoke and li

Do to the Beast - Afghan Whigs

This is the first new album from the American rock band in 16 years and includes the tracks 'Parked Outside' and 'Lost in the Woods'. The Guardian was mildly impressed with the album saying: "the Whigs' highly developed sense of slink comes in regular

The Sea, The Sea: An Interview With Liz Green

Manchester-based folk singer Liz Green tells John Freeman how her new album Haul Away was inspired by the ocean and recorded while trying to avoid eye contact with a Grammy

Granular Tales - Woodentops

Back in the 1980's, the band enjoyed three Indie chart-topping albums on Rough Trade and a string of hit singles characterised by their trademark mix of bustling rhythms and beguiling melodies. Fronted by the group's original frontman and principal songwr

Do to the Beast review Afghan Whigs mix slinky beats and stately menace

An odd thing happened at SXSW last year. Usher – that's the multimillion-selling soul'n'B star Usher – shared a stage with the Afghan Whigs, a criminally under-appreciated 90s rock outfit who had reunited a year previously.

Amphetamine Ballads review the Amazing Snakeheads fail to amaze

A low-key seven-inch single released last summer suggested Glasgow's the Amazing Snakeheads were ones to watch, the ferocious 65-second Testifying Time recalling the early Hives with its expert grasp of garage-punk dynamics.

Thee Oh Sees: Drop review - 'cheerily psychedelic'

Garage rock can get a little one-dimensional.