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Wolf Alice: My Love Is Cool (Dirty Hit)
“Keep your beady eyes on me,” are the first words sung by frontwoman Ellie Rowsell on Wolf Alice’s debut album
Muse: Drones (Warner Bros)
For Muse, it turns out that space was anything but the final frontier.
Foo Fighters: Foo Fighters (Roswell/Capito
Nowadays, Dave Grohl is so unstoppable that not even a broken leg can derail him for long
Lloyd Cole And The Commotions: Collected Recordings 1983-1989 (Polydor)
With lines like that (from 1984’s Are You Ready To Be Heartbroken?), it’s no wonder that singer-songwriter Lloyd Cole and his Commotions became such a touchstone for ‘80s students and wannabe indie in
Megan Henwood: Head, Heart, Hand (Dharma)
If the recent wave of folk-rock has tempted you to explore the genre’s full-time residents rather than its tourists, but you’re wary of the full finger-in-your-ear, twigs-in-your-real-ale stereotypes,
Years & Years: Communion (Polydor)
Years & Years’ brilliant debut album recently became the first ever Number One album to be released on a Friday, as part of the Global Release Day initiative that now sees new albums come out in most
Ride: Nowhere (Creation)
Some reunions seem inevitable from the minute a band splits up; others come along long after you’ve given up hope of them ever happening.
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Chasing Yesterday
Older and wiser he may be, but Chasing Yesterday shows Noel Gallagher is still up for the fight.
Public Service Broadcasting: The Race For Space
Public Service Broadcasting’s second album is one exercise in stargazing that you can rely on.
Charli XCX: Sucker
While she continues to walk the fine line between alternative and mainstream with such style, both Holloway and Hollywood should welcome Charli XCX with open arms.

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