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X: Social Medium

In which followers are on sale.

By Frederick O'Brien

Album Reviews (See allreviews)

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For Your Pleasure Roxy Music

The raspy sax, dramatic vocals, and ostentatious instrumentation could just as easily have a place in a gaudy musical as they do on this album.

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Ants from Up There Black Country, New Road

There is so much going on, and the ambitions shown are so bold and brilliant, that you can’t help but root for the record even when it’s falling a little short.

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IDLES’ most considered, sonically thoughtful, and complex release to date, taking the band down a new path while preserving their strengths.

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Our 10 favourite albums of 2021

This is the end, beautiful friend. Of the year that is. Which means it’s time for us to rank our favourite albums.

By Rachael Davis, Marcus Lawrence, Frederick O'Brien & André Dack

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Our 10 favourite singles of 2021

A lot of things about 2021 somehow managed to be worse than in 2020. Not the music, though. The music has been terrific. These were our favourite singles.

By Rachael Davis, Marcus Lawrence, Frederick O'Brien & André Dack

Interviews (See allinterviews)

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Thomas Ashby: When you’re in a studio that’s your space to be the biggest you you can be.’

Thomas Ashby is a singer/songwriter from Herne Bay. We discuss living together during the time he recorded and released his third EP - 'Backlash'.

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Colourful Sevens: I love making music by myself I can treat my songs as diary entries.

The Manchester musician talks about his most recent project (Moon), the merits of working alone, and the wisdom of Roger Ebert.

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‘Quite comfortably the best thing I've listened to this year’ - André and Andrew listen to Shame

Crunchy guitars and relentless percussion abound in Shame's new record 'Drunk Tank Pink'. Yes we're two weeks into the year, but a highlight all the same.

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André and Fred listen to r/qotsas Best Of album

r/qotsa put together the ultimate Queens of the Stone Age playlist: ...Vulgar Songs for Villains (Rated R). We put it to the test.

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IX: Believe the Hype

In which postmodern literature finally finds meaning.

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VIII: Hazardous

In which we hear the innermost thoughts of the world's most important person.