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Sleaford Mods - Chubbed Up +

Not an album to listen to unless you’ve known what it is to...

Alex G - DSU

Makes most lo-fi records look like pointless amateur noodlings...

TV On The Radio - Seeds

Time’s a healer, but art doesn’t half help, too.

Pink Floyd - The Endless River

A terrifically tedious affair of absolutely no consequence…

Barry Manilow; Diana Souhami; War photography; Jewish comedy

Barry Manilow talks to Samira Ahmed about his new album, 'My Dream...

Olly Murs: Never Been Better - album review

It's not an audacious claim to say that Robbie Williams' 'Angels'...

Jude Law; David Guetta; Post Pop at the Saatchi Gallery

Samira Ahmed with Jude Law, who discusses how playing Henry V on...

AC/DC – Rock or Bust first listen review

The 16th AC/DC studio album should, really, have been a lap of...

David Guetta: Listen album review - a donk in all the right places

For those of you who shudder at the mere thought of EDM's meteoric...

Machine Head – Bloodstone & Diamonds

Bloodstone & Diamonds is a record that has slow burner written...

Mary J Blige: The London Sessions review – aspirational but charismatic

(Island)Mary J Blige has decided not to go cryptic with the title...

Einstürzende Neubauten: Lament review – a mesmerising first world war memorial

(Mute)Lament is the 14-track recording of a live installation by...

Mary J Blige, The London Sessions, review: 'a transatlantic adventure'

The nine-time Grammy award winner's latest is as much a triumph...

Mary J Blige: The London Sessions review – heartfelt and classy

(Island)Collaborations between US R&B royalty and UK acts have...

Sleaford Mods: Chubbed Up+ review

(Ipecac)No one could describe Sleaford Mods as an overnight...

Olly Murs: Never Been Better review

(Epic)Not winning The X Factor hasn’t done Olly Murs much harm. He...

CD: David Guetta - Listen

I’m not sure exactly how much it costs to rent out Abbey Road’s...

David Guetta, Listen, review: No emotional depth

Guetta's seventh album is deemed his most personal but favours the...

Olly Murs, Never Been Better, review: 'old-fashioned tunefulness'

Unexpected collaborations only expose how ordinary the X Factor...

One Direction: FOUR album review - "More powerful than ever"

One Direction are making a habit of defying expectations.

Avonmore

Following a 2012 release with the bafflingly Ferry-less Bryan...

Seeds

TV on the Radio's fifth studio album is the sound of healing – but...

Four

One Direction extend their winning streak, with echoes of the...

Turning

In 2006, Antony Hegarty toured Europe with 13 women, some of them...

Sonic Highways

Dave Grohl and Co. travel across America for their new LP without...

The Endless River

It was bassist Roger Waters' lyric: "Hanging on in quiet...

Motion

Musicians have been puzzling for decades over how to follow a...

With a Little Help From My Fwends

Rockers from Jimi Hendrix to Sonic Youth have futzed about with...

TV On The Radio – Seeds

Barely a week after TV On The Radio’s fourth studio album Nine...

Bryan Ferry – Avonmore

With Roxy Music having recently called it quits (again), their...