Cage The Elephant takes us on a sonic retrospective – album ‘Tell Me I’m Pretty’ out today + UK Tour Dates

Cage The Elephant, a four-piece rock band from Kentucky, are probably the most difficult band in the mainstream music scene to second guess. Since 2008, they’ve released three albums, all varying wildly in style, channelling everything from blues to grunge. Album number four, ‘Tell Me I’m Pretty‘, follows this trajectory of ceaseless change, this time…

Stuart Lee curates ATP 2.0 Wales 2016 – more acts announced

Stuart Lee’s curating a festival in Wales next July dontcha know? ATP 2.0 Wales Pontins in Prestatyn, North Wales 1-3 July 2016 tickets here Here’s an update on July’s event Ordinarily overseen by musicians, 2016’s All Tomorrow’s Parties line-up is hand-picked by acclaimed comedian, writer and renowned music enthusiast Stewart Lee, who joins the few…

Hear New Order’s single ‘Tutti Frutti’ from album ‘Music Complete’ set for release this fortnight

  Tutti Frutti is the latest single taken from ‘Music Complete’, New Order’s tenth studio album set for release this December 11 on Mute. As a band that’s influenced many other artists, from Johann Johannson to Goldfrapp, over the years, and with their self-imposed benchmark set during the eighties with hits such as ‘Bizarre Love Triangle’…

‘More thoughtful, heavier, more refined’ – SikTh describe new studio album – Opacities, out this week

SikTh have always experimented with their music, coursing through progressive metal, nu metal, math metal, rock, hardcore and more. Their sound is typically ferocious and new album Opacities is no exception, opening with the brutal onslaught that is Behind the Doors. The track’s guitars constantly evolve, creating a bedrock of intricate riffs for the duel…

Chastity Winter Tour kicks of Today at London’s Black Heart

Chastity November-December tour announced Get your tickets here New Canadian alt-rock set up and brainchild of Brandon Williams, Chastity, is making its way around the country as of tonight. It’s still early days for the foursome from Ontario, who formed just a year ago, and recently released their first EP, Tape. In fact, this is their first UK tour,…

Daudi Matsiko’s ‘The Lingering Effects of Disconnection’ EP will heal all wounds

Daudi Matsiko EP ‘The Lingering Effects of Disconnection’ 26th November 2015 (Ok, Alright) pre-order here This November sees the release of the second EP from Nottinghamshire based singer/songwriter Daudi Matsiko, through his own label, Ok, Alright. Following on from 2014’s ‘A Brief Introduction to Failure’, Matsiko provides more of the same alt-folk sounds that have gained…