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Tricky: Adrian Thaws review back to his quietly menacing best

You never know what to expect from Tricky, whose oeuvre ranges from ghastly (Angels With Dirty Faces) to groundbreaking (Maxinquaye) by way of several so-so affairs.

Match&Fuse Festival

Featuring bands from Italy, Norway,Switzerland,Sweden,Scotland and England, this festival takes place over three days featuring music across a wide range of genres. The festival runs from the 2nd to the 4th October.

CD: Tricky - Adrian Thaws

Tricky has consistently displayed the genius of the self-taught DIY music magician and his latest album, a varied collection of sounds somber, mysterious, melancholy and ceaselessly surprising, proves his continued worth as one of the most creative of the

Tricky Adrian Thaws: Exclusive album stream

Have a listen to the Bristol mavericks eleventh album, one week ahead of its release, and let us know your thoughts.

Adrian Thaws - Tricky

This is the 11th studio album from Tricky aka Adrian Thaws. It includes the tracks 'Sun Down' and 'Something in the way'. The Skinny gave it four stars calling it: "his most cogent and focused album in years". While The Guardian said: " an artist who'

Tricky – Adrian Thaws

Adrian Thaws is, of course, Tricky’s real name. But don’t expect this album to reveal anything new about the Knowle West boy.


This 26-year-old British singer-producer broke through in 2013 with a pair of EPs that were so sleepy and diaphanous they seemed like apparitions.

Angels & Devils - The Bug

This third album from The Bug aka Kevin Martin has been described by NME as being: "an album of contrasts". It includes the tracks 'Pandi' and 'The One'.

FKA twigs: LP1 Review

Since FKA twigs slipped into culture behind a mutated face, disembodied and spinning nervously in the surreal video for “Water Me,” nearly all of the visuals accompanying her music have focused on the body.

FKA Twigs LP1

Strong look, strong sound: it’s a substantial debut for the alt-R&B enigma.