Email Artswrap on Twitter Artswrap on Facebook

Womad 2014 review exceptional: classic energy and ebullience

From Sinéad O'Connor and Salif Keita, the Gloaming and 9Bach, to emotional reunions, supergroups and furry stovepipe hats: this was a vintage Womad.

Robin Denselow | The Guardian

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - 'Hypnotic Eye'

The veteran's latest critiques modern America while embracing the heartland rock of their early years.

Mischa Pearlman | NME

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Hypnotic Eye, review: full of empathy and compassion

Hypnotic Eye harks back to the energy of their new wave origins, says Neil McCormick.

Neil McCormick | The Telegraph

Eels, Barbican, review: 'a sumptuous celebration'

No one wanted Eels' swooning set at the Barbican to end, says James Lachno

James Lachno | The Telegraph

White Fence - 'For the Recently Found Innocent'

Fifth album ‘For The Recently Found Innocent’ finds White Fence on safer territory


Belle and Sebastian review twee in the park, but in a good way

A trawl through back-catalogue riches gave this Commonwealth Games party a more than sporting chanceDuring the Commonwealth Games 2014 opening ceremony, raspy tomcat Rod Stewart trolled a global audience of millions by insisting on playing Can't Stop...

Graeme Virtue | The Guardian

Knifeworld: The Unravelling review complex, mischievous psychedelic rock

(Inside Out)Dullard indie rock bands may have repeatedly tried to reduce the psychedelic ethos to little more than recycled Beatles riffs and a dash of sitar, but Knifeworld have the keys to the real kingdom of lysergic wonderment. Led by former...

Dom Lawson | The Guardian

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Hypnotic Eye review solid, angry return to rocking out

"I knew I wanted to do a rock'n'roll record. We hadn't made a straight hard-rockin' record, from beginning to end, in a long time," Tom Petty said earlier this year.

Dave Simpson | The Guardian

Hypnotic Eye review Tom Petty and company are impossible to dislike

Tom Petty and co's 13th studio album, their first since 2010's well received Mojo, is a rocked-up affair full of mid-tempo bluesy intonations. Opener American Dream Plan B sets the tone with a hard edge before melting into the chorus, All You Can Carry...

Molloy Woodcraft | The Guardian

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Hypnotic Eye album stream

Have a listen to the 13th album by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and let us know what you think.

Guardian music | The Guardian