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The Critics: King Krule

King Krule King Krule Dsa 4 out of 5 London based King Krule, aka Archy Marshall, produces an extraordinarily dark but nonetheless deeply soulful blend of hip-hop and...

The Critics: Radioactive

Radioactive Yelawolf Interscope 2 out of 5   Alabama-born rapper Yelawolf’s debut LP Radioactive shoots for the golden standard of Southern rap set by Big Boi, Gucci Mane, 36...

The Critics: Believers

Believers A A Bondy Fat Possum 4 out of 5   Upon finishing a listen to A. A. Bondy’s third album you might feel a bit disorientated, like waking...

Roses on Stones

In October 1996 a band from Manchester decided to split up. I didn’t care; I was five and three quarter years old and too...

The Critics: Crazy Clown Time

Crazy Clown Time David Lynch Fat Possum 2 out of 5 It may seem surprising that film maker David Lynch, the surreal all-American visionary, has just released début...

The Critics: Hello Sadness

Hello Sadness Los Campesinos! Wichita 4 out of 5 This is the first LC! album that isn’t going to instantly make you feel like a toddler on a...

The Critics: Take Care

Take Care Drake Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records 4 out of 5 Compare Take Care to some of the other major hip-hop releases of 2011 and it’s...

The Critics: Bad As Me

Bad As Me Tom Waits Anti- 4 ½ out of 5 In his first album in 7 years (comprised wholly of new material) Tom Waits returns to remind...

The Critics: Honest Words

Honest Words King Creosote and Jon Hopkins Domino 4 out of 5 These musicians have both carved their careers on the fringes. Major label dalliances aside, King Creosote...

A Bit of Scottish Charm

Scottish Chamber Orchestra Wed 19 Oct 2011 Younger Hall To those who revere contemporary pop music, the sound of classical music may evoke archaic images of harpsichords,...