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Avi Buffalo - 'At Best Cuckold'

The Californian eccentric's second album is full of glorious madness

The Kooks - 'Listen'

A questionable diversion into funk and ska makes The Kooks of the past almost unrecognisable on their fourth album.

Death From Above 1979 - 'The Physical World'

After a decade away, the noisy Toronto duo are back to give modern technology a glorious kicking.

CD: Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams

I suspect that, a good few years after a dodgy couple of albums, Ryan Adams has reached a stage in his career where they’re all going to be dubbed a return to form. I seem to remember writing something similar about 2011’s Ashes and Fire at the time -

El Pintor review Interpol deliver coiled riffs and sonorous vocals

"Ooh, fuck the ancient ways," begins El Pintor's Ancient Ways, suggesting that Interpol's first album as a trio (following the exit of bassist Carlos Dengler) marks an audacious departure from the past.

Kasabian, Roundhouse

The genteel north London of the Roundhouse isn’t the obvious venue for a ladtronica and bloke rock band.

Interpol: El Pintor review a cheerful return to sonic murk and doom

Since 2010's eponymous fourth album, New York's sharpest-dressed miserabilists have taken a lengthy hiatus and lost talismanic bassist Carlos Dengler and brief replacement David Pajo, while frontman Paul Banks has been solo and dabbling in rap.

Crush Songs - Karen O

This is the debut solo album from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer. It includes the tracks 'Come the Night' and 'NYC Baby'.

A New House - Deacon Blue

Formed in Glasgow in 1985, Deacon Blue went on to become one of the city’s most famous and successful bands. From debut album Raintown and follow-up, the chart-topping When The World Knows Your Name, through to 2012’s The Hipsters, Deacon Blue are con

The Girl from Detroit City - Suzi Quatro

This four CD box set celebrates 50 years of Suzi Quatro, featuring 82 tracks than span the whole of her career. It also presents a wealth of album and poster artwork and photographs that will delight fans.