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…

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…

Idlewild – single ‘Utopia’ + tour dates this month – ‘Live in 2015’ album announced

Idlewild single Utopia 27 Nov 2015 (Empty Words) from album ‘Everything Ever Written’ upcoming tour dates and tickets here Scottish four piece Idlewild been through a number of musical incarnations since they formed in 1995, with earlier styles ranging from dissonant alt rock, to indie and brit-pop and now touching on ballad and folk with latest,…

New UK dates added to Charlatan’s Modern Nature Tour

New UK December dates added to Charlatan’s Modern Nature Tour tickets here album Modern Nature out now on BMG (UK) get it here It’s been a busy year for Madchester quartet Charlatans. They released their twelfth studio album Modern Nature in January, which was nominated for best album at The AIM Awards in October where frontman…

Allusondrugs announce 2016 Scuzz UK Throwdown Tour – triple headline with Max Raptor + Press To Meco

Their currently finishing up a UK tour with We Are The Ocean and Tall Ships, they supported Enter Shikari earlier this year,  and now Allusondrugs announce more live dates for 2016. The Yorkshire born five piece make psych-pop, dream drenched shoegaze, and rocked up grunge tunes – they released EP ‘Am I Weird’ this October, as well as AA single Magic College/Her…

The Garden’s gorgeous EU tour hits the UK this month

The Garden In the UK this November on their Autumn EU Tour Tickets available here  The Garden, the nom-de-plume of Californian twins Wyatt and Fletcher Shears, have announced a tour of Europe. An eclectic mix of electronic tracks verging on grime and moody bass and drums, all as a backdrop to spoken word vocal, the pair are hard…

Boogarins – new single – 6000 Dias + Tour Dates

Boogarins 6000 Dais (Single) from album ‘Manual’ (Burger Records) Order album here After the Boogarins’ first LP ‘As Plantas Que Curam’,which literally translates to ‘Plants That Heal’, Fernando Almeida and Benke Ferraz’s new creation ‘Manual’ continues their softly-seeping resonance, with ten tracks of pulsating, offbeat sequences which promise a sound more untroubled than the flow of…