Spoon released their ninth album, Hot Thoughts, back in March via Matador Records; a return to the label that released their debut album back in 1996. Produced by Dave Friedman, it’s the first Spoon album to not feature any acoustic guitar, the signature hooks remain but there’s an extra bounce in their step. The band have been touring pretty solidly […]
Superchunk frontman and Merge Records co-owner Mac McCaughan releases his first ever solo album, Non Believers, on the 4th of May. We’re delighted to be able to give away a couple of tickets to his show at Baby’s All Right on the 16th of May, which also features Flesh Wounds and And the Kids. WIN TICKETS HERE […]
I made the trek to Rough Trade for the second time this week, this time to catch Melbourne’s Twerps. In terms of the dictionary definition, the only twerps were those not watching the band on Friday night.
I suspect it’s not uncontroversial to say we’re all fed up of winter, but sometimes a record comes along that gives us hope for sunnier times (let’s conveniently forget it’s summer down under). Twerps’ latest album, Range Anxiety, is a spring record if ever I heard one and is out now on Merge Records. Needless to […]