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CD: Pixies - Indie Cindy

“What Goes On”, opening track of Pixies first album since 1991’s Trompe Le Monde, proves a suitably thrilling beginning for a set that has been much anticipated by fans who may have been concerned that Black Francis’ crew were happy as a heritage act...

Guy Oddy | The Arts Desk

Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey Going Back Home

Guitarist Wilko Johnson, who foreshadowed U.K. punk with Seventies pub rockers Dr. Feelgood, was diagnosed with terminal cancer last year.

Jon Dolan | Rolling Stone Magazine

The Amazing Snakeheads – Amphetamine Ballads

When you hear people bandying around names like The Gun Club and Gallon Drunk, you can shiver with excitement or quiver with fear… as, inevitably, bands that are compared to legends are often disappointing or relentlessly derivative.

Music OMH | Ross Horton

Liz Green – Haul Away!

Liz Green’s startlingly accomplished debut album, O, Devotion!, won widespread acclaim as one of the best debuts of 2011.

Chris White | Music OMH

Eels – The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett

The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett isn’t necessarily an album that heralds the return of ‘classic Eels‘, even if all the signs are present and correct.

Max Raymond | Music OMH

Death – III

Death, it seems is not the end.

Music OMH | Sam Shepherd

Pixies – Indie Cindy

You are probably aware, because you read music websites, that the new Pixies isn’t exactly the group you knew, grew up with and loved.

Music OMH | Ross Horton

The Afghan Whigs - Do To The Beast (Album Review)

When the Afghan Whigs returned from the wilderness in 2012, ostensibly for a series of shows celebrating their magnificent back catalogue, it was only the most optimistic of fans who seriously expected a new album from the band to emerge.

Ben Bland | Stereoboard

Eels: Perform the Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett

The album is dedicated to the cheery topic of romantic break-ups, with cautionary tales on how not to conduct a relationship .

Ludovic Hunter-Tilney | The FT

Death: Death III

Expertly deployed garage-rock riffs, psychedelic solos and Hendrix-style vocals confirm the injustice of the snub.

Ludovic Hunter-Tilney | The FT