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King Creosote - 'From Scotland With Love'

Scottish folk musician follows Jon Hopkins collaboration with more traditional songs

T Bone Burnett: How I set lyrics for Bob Dylan's new Basement Tapes to music

Wanting to do justice to Dylan and be true to the spirit in which the lyrics were originally written, Burnett got together with musicians including Elvis Costello and Marcus Mumford to produce a new albumLast autumn, I received a message from Bob Dylan's

La Roux - 'Trouble In Paradise'

Going solo leaves Elly Jackson free to indulge in lush neo-disco - laced with anxiety.

Alvvays review The Toronto five-piece put a fresh spin on jangling indie

(Transgressive)The jangling indie template adopted by Alvvays for their debut album is unlikely to win them any awards for originality. But the Toronto five-piece manage to put a fresh spin on the subgenre, helped in large part by Molly Rankin's sublime v

Terms of My Surrender review John Hiatt's crackling back-porch blues

(New West)As the opener of his 26th album drifts past in a blur of cliches (howling winds, lonesome whistles, wheels turning), it seems that John Hiatt has finally run out of words. Not so. The seasoned songwriter soon locates his mojo for a downbeat set

Heaven & Earth - Yes

Among the world s most influential, ground-breaking, and respected progressive rock bands, Grammy Award winning, YES, is proud to announce its new album, Heaven and Earth. Contains eight new tracks, each of which boasts the unique musicianship and craftsm

Supermesch: the man behind the music

A new documentary celebrates the maverick manager Shep Gordon, whose off-the-wall stunts turned rockers into rock stars, says Neil McCormick

Going solo: Feeder songwriter Grant Nicholas’s debut album is suffused with regret

There comes a time in the lifespan of any band when the singer craves a little autonomy, and so seeks out a more individual creative path. In other words, they put the band on hiatus – often whether the rest of the band likes it or not – and crank out

Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon - 'Break Line'

Yeasayer vocalist Anand Wilder and friends birth bizarrely brillant modern rock opera.

Slow Club - 'Complete Surrender'

The Sheffield pair add soul, strings and brass for a shot at the big time.