By John Garratt
Balancing the experimental with the accessible can be quite the tightrope act, especially if you're a new band. How do the NEXT Collective fare on Cover Art? The first 72 seconds will tell you all you need to know.
Jeff Parker: Slight Freedom
J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only
On Speaking to Southerners About Southerners
‘His Girl Friday’: What a Difference One Sex Change Makes
The xx: I See You
Various Artists: Bobo Yéyé: Belle Époque in Upper Volta
The Band of Heathens: Duende
'Rogue Archives': Fan Fiction and Cultural Memory
"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.