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The Wombats – This Modern Glitch

(14th Floor Records, April 22nd) Whatever happened to Britpop? The good old days of cheeky British lyricism, awash with dry humour and sexual angst alongside...

TV On The Radio – Nine Types Of Light

(Interscope Records, April 11th) Shocking news; TV On The Radio, known for their intensity, have written an album of love songs. Relax; this is not...

Tyler, the Creator – Goblin

(XL, May 5th) Tyler Okonma, (a.k.a. Tyler, the Creator) has just dropped the most hyped album of the year in Goblin. The leader, producer and...

Guillemots – Walk The River

(Polydor, April 18) Hitting music store shelves last month, the third album from British-based indie rockers Guillemots again sees lead singer-pianist Fyfe Dangerfield attempt to...

Aa – mAate

(Sensory Projects, April 2011) Let me introduce you to maximalism, a term and sub-genre entirely appropriate for Brooklyn’s Aa (pronounced 'Big A little a'). They’ve...

Byron Bay Bluesfest, 2011

Tyagarah NSW, April 21 - 26. Campbell McNolty and Leigh MacDonald Byron Bay was swamped by nearly 120,000 music fans of all ages over the six-day...

London Elektricity – Yikes!

(Hospital Records, April 25th) At a time when the world seems to be falling apart, London Elektricty injects some warmth into the soul of the...

Architecture in Helsinki – Moment Bends

(Modular Recordings, April 8th) Making a pop album today seems to be relatively easy, yet immensely methodical. With the revival of 80s electronica, auto-tune has...

The Streets – Computers and Blues

(Atlantic Records, February 7th) Mike Skinner is a man with a point to prove. Computers and Blues represents Skinner's sixth try at stardom, and it...

Linkin Park – A Thousand Suns

(Warner Bros, September 14th) J. Robert Oppenheimer described the atomic bomb using the Hindu Sanskrit scripture Bhagavad-Gita: "If the radiance of a thousand suns were...

…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – Tao Of The...

(Richter Scale, February 11th) …And You Will Know Us by the Trail Of Dead have released their 7th studio album, Tao Of The Dead, in...

Burial, Four Tet and Thom Yorke – Ego / Mirror

In an alignment of fates that will have electronic music connoisseurs everywhere wetting their pants with glee, the boys behind Burial and Four Tet...