Album, track, gig and club reviews
Delphic Acolyte Debut from Mancunian four-piece mixes the dance with the indie… again.
Radioclit Secousse EP Collection of noisy remixes from some very upfront human beings indeed, on Mental Groove.
Animal Collective Fall Be Kind Charlie suggests three reasons why the new EP doesn’t deliver.
All Tomorrow's Parties Ten Years of ATP The ever-brilliant festival outdoes itself for 10th birthday.
A Grave With No Name Mountain Debris A shoegazing masterpiece to round off a year of lo-fi brilliance.
Musiq Concrete [Fire, 28 November ] Inaugural club night provides the new face of techno.
Buraka Som Sistema Fabric 49 Bulldozing installment of Fabric series from kuduro mentalists.
Warpaint Exquisite Corpse Ethereal (almost) all-girl band begin to get the attention they deserve.
Memory Tapes Seek Magic Long-awaited hard copy release of seamless, awesome pop album.
Comanechi Crime of Love 33 minutes of provocative noise from Dalston two-piece.
Trans AM What Day is it Tonight? Epic, decade-spanning live album on Thrill Jockey.
Atlas Sound [Cargo, 15th November] Some sound bites from a recent gig with Bradford Cox.
Bo Ningen [The Legion, 20 November] A convincing case for the ‘Best Live Band Around’.
Magda Fabric 49 Thoughts on Magda’s mix generated during the course of a night drive through London.
TuNe-YaRds BiRd-BrAins An expressive journey through memory, location and cultural experience.
The Field Yesterday and Today Remixe 12" Three tracks off amazing Kompakt release get faithful reworks.
Fool's Gold Surprise Hotel Los Angeles collective’s daft but skillful, season-defying single.
Matias Aguayo Ay Ay Ay Weird but brilliant dance album from mainstay Kompakt boy.
Floating Points [Plastic People, 24 October] Label dedicated to refining urban takes over dark London club.
Hudson Mohawke Butter Synesthetic trip hop from Glasgow boy wonder signed to Warp.
Small Black Self-titled More synth-tinged lo-fi that is actually very refreshing, smart pop.
Iceland Airwaves Ten observations on the annual festival.
Fuck Buttons Tarot Sport Incredible album from a more dancefloor-friendly noise band.
No Age Losing Feeling Awesome EP from noise-pop duo moves forward, stays true.
Boys Noize Power Much-awaited maximal album brings the noize with softer touch.
Washed Out Life of Leisure Bedroom producer rides the surf wave without the sunshine.
Sud Electronic [The Camp, near Old St, 3rd Oct] Amazing house night celebrates 9th birthday, has Berlin takeover.
The-Dream Love Vs Money Heartstopping rap producer unleashes second album.
Bestival highlights [Isle of Wight, 11-13 Sept] Living life to the full at the people’s festival.
Cold Cave Love Comes Close Initial thoughts on an album likely to become a indie electro classic.
Offset 2009 [5-6 September 2009, Hainault Forest] Dummy travels to Essex for a line up of treats.
DIPLO Favela On Blast [Film] A documentary about the Baile Funk scene co-directed by bass DJ.
Joy Orbison Hyph Mngo [Hotflush] Upcoming release from upstart already kicking up Hyph.
Animal Collective [Brixton 20th August] Generation-defining band leave their prints on London
Frankmusik Complete Me A series of thoughts generated by listening to Frankmusik’s debut album.
Yes Way (Film) A simple and good documentary about Upset the Rhythm’s festival.
Love Fever Loft Party [Curtain Road, 25 July] Five chronological points about a recent party featuring DJ Rahaan.
Prins Thomas Live at Robert Johnson Cerebral disco mix CD by Norwegian hero, recorded at famous German club.