Music Reviews

Dave Dulake - Butterfingers

Bewildering debut album from Southend-based oddball

Whitehouse - Bird Seed

Whitehouse now comprise just William Bennett and Philip Best, but the title track of what may be...

Lyle Lovett - Smile

Tenth album from actor, singer and one-time Mr Julia Roberts

50 Cent - Get Rich Or Die Tryin'

Former boxer 50 Cent already has a bloody history, having been stabbed in his studio in 2000 and...

The Red Thread - After The Last

Promising debut from Bay Area moodsmith Jason Lakis

Graham Parker - Blue Highway

Live album recorded in Chicago on Independence Day 1988

Celso Fonseca - Natural

Celso Fonseca is a Brazilian singer-songwriter who has worked with the likes of Caetano Veloso,...

Fully Armed

Incendiary debut from NYC electro-terrorists

Delbert McClinton - Room To Breathe

Texan roadhouse rocker still displays true grit

Smog - Supper

Another foray into the troubled mind of Bill Callahan

Buck 65 - Square

The proggy tendencies of current underground hip hop have not gone unnoticed. As if to prove the...

Vic Chesnutt - Silver Lake

Eleventh LP from Michael Stipe's favourite singer-songwriter

King Of Woolworths - L'Illustration Musicale

Sophomore release from Manc Moogster reveals new-found maturity

The Aislers Set - How I Learned To Write Backwards

Third from 'Frisco 'twee'-revivalists

Barbara Morgenstern - Nichts Muss

Third album of synthetic teutonica from German chanteuse

Sixtoo - Antagonist Survival Kit

Third album from Canadian rapper

Pierce Pettis - State Of Grace

Belated British release for alternative Nashville singer/songwriter

Zongamin

Original spin on '80s revival from Japanese ex-pat

DJ Scud - The Bug

Uncompromising Londoners bring the noise to ragga

Einstürzende Neubauten - 9-15-2000, Brussels

First official live album from industrial artcore legends

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Very taken with Africa Express' version of "In C", by Terry Riley, this week. I have a few takes on the piece (50 years old this month, incidentally), the latest being one by Portishead's Adrian Utley from a couple of years back, though I still probably default to what I think is the original...