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IDLES at Heaven: ‘tightly tuned cacophony’

Ever since the mid-70s when a bunch of snotty nosed teens whipped the nation into a frenzy with their anti-establishment ethos, anarchic stage personas and simple-yet-effective four chord riffs, punk has...

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The Decemberists – I’ll Be Your Girl

5/10 On The Decemberists’ 2015 album What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World, Colin Meloy opened with a pithy parody of an artist addressing his fanbase: “We know you threw your arms around us in the hopes we wouldn’t change / But we had...

Frankie Cosmos – Vessel

7/10 Frankie Cosmos’s songs are like snippets from the internal monologue of the female lead in a particularly good indie coming-of-age film. Articulate, emotionally literate, but somewhat emotionally confused, frontwoman Greta Kline’s songs distil...