Gallows: Grey Britain / Reprise

Right now, Gallows is the only British band that matters. Fuck Mika and Robbie Williams; they’re pussies. Gallows are truly national treasures, and if you needed any more proof after listening to their 2006 alb...

Two Fingers: Two Fingers

Created in Montreal, Two Fingers is a collaboration between a British synthesist and a Brazilian vocalist. The album they’ve created feels like a collision of the worlds each of the musicians inhabit, combining...
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The Proclaimers Encourage Scottishness

The Proclaimers are, undoubtedly, the most awesome Scottish one-hit wonders ever. It’s not just because of their famous (or infamous) hit, “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles),” or because they both look like infant turtl...
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Official Amp Of Approval

We all know that it’s not the guitar that matters, but the person playing. But what guitarist out there doesn’t love obsessing over the latest in high-tech, shiny, glowing, futuristic-looking gear? Feel free to...

Fever Ray: Fever Ray

Formerly the vocalist for The Knife, a profoundly disturbing Swedish electronic band, Karin Andersson strikes out on her own with Fever Ray, a continuation of the themes she’s explored on her work with her othe...

The Everyday Visuals: The Everyday Visuals

Hailing from Boston, The Everyday Visuals ooze the hazy, wintry ennui that New England is famous for. Their second album is a pretty logical next step for the band; their melodies have hardened and the rhythms ...

MSTRKRFT: Fist Of God

A band with a rather incestuous and bizarre history, MSTRKRFT was originally the side project of Jesse Keeler, formerly the bassist of Death From Above 1979, which eventually became his only project when DFA ’7...

I Was A King: I Was A King

Oslo, Norway, is a place of darkness and long, cold winters, but the warm, sweeping psychedelic rock of I Was A King seems to completely ignore the homeland of its members. Indeed, if anything, it’s more deriva...