Sunday, June 30 2013
This album is what Joy Division might have been like if only they'd had a bigger ambition and a bigger budget.
Wednesday, June 8 2011
The nods to their own past are always brief and measured; this album was crafted by a band moving inescapably forward.
Monday, June 28 2010
British rockers stay true to their blues-influenced roots on their sophomore release.
Monday, August 13 2007
Wednesday, May 30 2007
Pop scholars frequently undervalue The Wedding Present. If the Smiths were the undeniable figurehead for the UK's thriving independent pop scene of the 1980s, then Gedge's little-band-that-could certainly inherited that mantle.
Sunday, May 13 2007
The Brighton-based rockers’ newest release has fleshed out the aching melodies only hinted at previously, and kept the laughable political-punk stabs.
Sunday, May 6 2007
Shingai Shoniwa of the Noisettes turns the tables on the Western mindset and contemporary pop music, as well as on our interviewer.
Monday, April 30 2007
The Sunderland trio can't find enough time to make as much music as they'd like, but they're working on it.
Sunday, April 22 2007
Although lacking the pop of their debut, these UK indie rockers continue to evolve, turning out a strong batch of thorny songs on their sophomore album.
Thursday, April 19 2007
Forty years after their groundbreaking, wonderful, alternatively-spelled Odessey and Oracle, Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent form a cheesy Zombies cover band.