Multiple line-ups: Glen Hansard and The Frames in 2009

It could have been so different. The Frames are celebrating 25 years on the go with shows in Dublin and Cork and the release of a new career-spanning (...)

Much has changed in Ross Birchard’s world since his 2009 debut album, Butter. Winning ways with wonky sounds and scaleable beats brought B(...)

There’s a style to St Etienne singer Sarah Cracknell’s second solo album that could not be mistaken for anyone else. Part of this is down (...)

This debut album from a young Londoner with an Irish background is a fine piece of work with much to recommend it. Morrissey’s precocious (...)

Maya Jane Coles apparently doesn’t care for idle hours. This full-length album is the latest in a long line of the producer’s releases, re(...)

The PC Music gang come to the table with dayglo, giddy pop and a strange kind of subversive conceptual art. It’s a movement as nebulous an(...)

Like many bands years into their career, Surfer Blood have had their ups and downs. The latter include singer John Paul Pitts’s arrest for(...)

Kamasi Washington’s new album certainly lives up to the billing. A 32-piece orchestra, 20-strong choir and 10-band members producing a 172-min(...)

London producer James Mathé’s way with melancholy continues to serve him well. It also finds him following an increasingly interesting pa(...)

Pure Apparition is a prime case of snatching victory from the jaws of defeat. Glasgow producer Toby Ridler’s debut album should have been (...)