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Thom Yorke - 'Tomorrow's Modern Boxes'

The Radiohead frontman's follow up to 2006's solo effort 'The Eraser', distributed via BitTorrent.

Time To Die - Electric Wizard

Talking about the album Jus Oborn said: "With this new album, we wanted to return to basic values. It's primitive. We needed to claw it back down to the evil core - sex, drugs, violence, revolution." The Guardian was impressed saying: "nothing can detr

Thom Yorke Tomorrow's Modern Boxes: our first thoughts

As the Radiohead frontman releases his second solo album via BitTorrent, our team of writers give their initial verdict.

Electric Wizard: Time to Die review immense hypnotic power

(Spinefarm)Having spent the past two decades turning the notion of taking things slowly both musically and in terms of career momentum into an art form, Electric Wizard will probably regard their recent assimilation into the world of hipster approval as a

Inspiral Carpets - Inspiral Carpets

THE INSPIRAL CARPETS " along with the Stone Roses and the Happy Mondays " made their name as part of the whole Manchester scene, with a string of classic singles and a lucrative line in iconic T-shirts. Between 1989 and 1995, the band notched up 15 hits a

Unravelling - We Were Promised Jetpacks

This is the third album from the group and features the songs 'Bright Minds' and 'I Keep it Composed'. The Skinny was impressed saying: "a tact that trades in their over-zealousness for a more restrained but, crucially, more satisfying sound."

Crush Songs

Karen O stands as the ultimate New York punk goddess – with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, she's screamed her way through four great albums in a row.

Lullaby and . . . The Ceaseless Roar

We'd like a Zep reunion as much as anyone, but it's easy to understand Robert Plant's resistance.

El Pintor

Interpol stand tall among the New York guitar acts that blew up in the early 2000s, back when rock fans watched bands through plumes of cigarette smoke instead of through phones.

Songs of Innocence

No other rock band does rebirth like U2. No other band – certainly of U2's duration, commercial success and creative achievement – believes it needs rebirth more and so often.