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La Roux - 'Trouble in Paradise'

Going solo leaves Elly Jackson free to indulge in lush neo-disco-laced with anxiety.

Matthew Horton | NME

Brian Eno and Karl Hyde – 'High Life' album review

Two musical heavyweights follow up their debut with a collection of deeper cuts.

Time Out | Tristan Parker

Woman's Hour – 'Conversations' album review

An electronic debut with a radical approach to pop: keep it simple, stupid.

Andrzej Lukowski | Time Out

Woman's Hour: Conversations review suave, soft-focus vintage-pop replicas

"If I rest, I break and resist, would it be better for you?" asks singer Fiona Jane Burgess on album opener Unbroken Sequence.

Harriet Gibsone | The Guardian

Conversations review Woman's Hour's debut is a meticulous affair rooted in MOR

The much talked-about Kendal/London four-piece's debut is a meticulous affair with neat programming, guitars and bass forming the backdrop to Fiona Burgess's vocals, its roots bedded in MOR pop turf (think Sade, Dido even).

Molloy Woodcraft | The Guardian

Jungle – 'Jungle' album review

With an inspired debut, the hyped duo prove they're both massive and mighty.

Oliver Keens | Time Out

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 thinkNext week sees the release of the 13th album by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Hypnotic Eye sees the band return to a crunchier, rockier sound after the...

Guardian music | The Guardian

T Bone Burnett: How I set lyrics for Bob Dylan's new Basement Tapes to music

Wanting to do justice to Dylan and be true to the spirit in which the lyrics were originally written, Burnett got together with musicians including Elvis Costello and Marcus Mumford to produce a new albumLast autumn, I received a message from Bob Dylan...

T Bone Burnett | The Guardian

King Creosote, From Scotland With Love, review: 'delicate'

King Creosote's latest is an intimate study of Scotland full of gorgeous melodies, says Neil McCormick.

Neil McCormick | The Telegraph

La Roux, Trouble in Paradise, review: 'beguiling'

La Roux's second album is beautifully crafted, but it doesn't do enough to establish her as an original artist, says Neil McCormick.

Neil McCormick | The Telegraph