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A primer for believers and converts alike. Ahead of the release of their 6LP retrospective box set Central Belters, Nick Soulsby explores the tension at the heart of the Mogwai sound through 10 (o [...]

The 10 best vinyl releases this week (5th Oct)

October 5, 2015

We select the 10 most essential vinyl releases of the last 7 days. The pick of this week's new arrivals include stellar 12"s on Honest Jon's, Paranoid London and Wolf Music, while heavyweight L [...]

Moments In Love: Revisiting Who’s Afraid of The Art of Noise?

"The Art Of Noise as they are" publicity photograph by A.J. Barratt, 1985. Ahead of Classic Album Sundays' evening with Art of Noise later this month, we revisit the band's essential '84 debut  [...]

Demystifying Gerald Donald – the man behind Drexciya and Dopplereffekt

October 2, 2015

The lynchpin of legendary group Drexciya, alongside partner in crime James Stinson, Gerald Donald's uniquely experimental attitude has inspired a generation of producers. Working under a number [...]

The 8 best record shops in Bristol

October 1, 2015

Our definitive guide to digging in Bristol. Bristol is one of the UK's most fertile musical cities, home to post-punk legends like The Pop Group, trip-hop greats Portishead and Massive Attack,  [...]

The poetic punk genius of Patti Smith in 10 records

September 30, 2015

In the year that her raw debut Horses turns 40, we reflect on Patti Smith's unconventional, energised and challenging blend of rock and poetry. Words: Martin Aston The impact of the  [...]

The bizarre story of downtown NYC’s weed-obsessed cosmic jazz label Stash Records

September 29, 2015

With all the transgressive flair you'd expect of downtown NYC in the '70s and '80s, Stash Records made its name pulling together racy sex and drugs themed compilations. Cult and incredibly rare, the c [...]

The 10 best vinyl releases this week (28th Sept)

September 28, 2015

We select the 10 most essential vinyl releases of the last 7 days. It's a monster week for rockers with the first release from Swedish psych band Dungen in five years, new output from Jack Whit [...]

Volcano Extravaganza! Cosmic disco and explosive art under the stars

September 26, 2015

For 10 days and nights, 10 artists were invited to the black-sand volcanic island of Stromboli to create site-specific works. Here's a peak at what went down. Set on the mystical island of Strombo [...]

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