After 30 years together, Oklahoma psych-rock legends The Flaming Lips still manage to do spectacle like no other, taking listeners on a transcendent trip.
With four albums under their belt, the Kendal quartet have hit a dazzling stride that cries out for sharing en masse.
Members of Beach House, Grizzly Bear and Fleet Foxes come together to celebrate No Other, the 1974 album from the Byrds' Gene Clark .
In the words of Elton John, John Grant is “the greatest motherf**ker.” We couldn't agree more.
Having appeared alongside David Byrne at last year's End of the Road, St. Vincent returns this year for what will undoubtedly be an unforgettable solo outing.
Bridging the gap between their gothic origins and new psychedelic pop leanings, The Horrors are an ever-evolving force to be reckoned with.
Husband/wife duo Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley create broad orchestral experiments that catch your breath and roll with your ever sigh.
The ex-Pavement man returns with his band The Jicks and a whole (Jag)bag of bluesy, jubilant and aggressive tracks.
With foot-stomping rock'n'roll numbers and gutsy riffs, the Texan quartet's vivid live experience is an exhilarating thing.
It's not every day that you get to see a group of Tuareg musicians from the Sahara Desert perform live in the sumptuous green surroundings of the English country-side.
Once introduced on stage as “The biggest array of talent since Woodstock, but in one person” maverick Welshman Gruff Rhys is a uniquely adventurous artist.
“The finest rock songwriter after Dylan and the best electric guitarist since Hendrix.” Los Angeles Times
The brainchild of Merrill Garbus, tUnE-yArDs is best described as a phenomenal, inspirational patch work of Western and African influences.
Gearing up for her first solo release since 2008's Acid Tongue, Jenny Lewis' return is highly anticipated.
The Felice Brothers deliver dusty Americana with the wide-eyed grace of 60s folk legends.
The Kettering quartet's debut album Sun Structures is a thing of heady, 60s indebted, Technicolor wonder.
Where cinematic expanses and weird pop collide with rousing anthems and a perfectly unhinged frenzy you'll find Brighton legends British Sea Power.
Britain’s best loved and most important performance poet, John Cooper Clarke is as vital now as he was in the 70s.
With devastating psychedelic garage rock, swaggering grooves, stabbing riffs, and gouging pop hooks, Archie Bronson Outfit are the real deal.
Rootsy, indie folk with a distinct British twist.
Ruban Nielson is an outspoken and fascinating front man whose captivating, meandering psychedelia is underlined by some serious guitar skills.
Former Red House Painters and current Sun Kil Moon man Mark Kozelek is a rare talent to be treasured.
Seattle's Mike Hadreas creates the most moving, crushing confessionals that you'll ever find yourself compelled to sing along to.
Cate Le Bon is a remarkable, graceful artist in possession of an unparalleled eye for detail.
The BBC Radiophonic Workshop has been responsible for some of the most iconic compositions of the past century with an influence that stretches furthe...
Elegant bohemian folk framed with bittersweet vocals, Nadler's extensive soul-searching back catalogue is a treasure-trove of untold riches.
Deer Tick's famously impassioned and intense live sound is as big, bold and expressive as they come.
Over the course of 6 albums, the Argentinian's beautiful experimental folk has built up a cult following which you would do well to join.
A hazy, cigarette-stained rock 'n' roll collective fronted by Steve McBean with a rolling cast of legendary musicians.
Eoin and Rory Loveless bring a sense of chaos to any live proceeding, their gnarly punk inspiring audience frenzy on a mass scale.
The Brooklyn based four-piece promise American folk-rock of the deeply psychedelic persuasion.
Stereogum described Adult Jazz as “a smoother, sleeker answer to Dirty Projectors,” which certainly goes someway to pinning down their irresistible, experimental alt-...
In typically prolific fashion the Hot Chip frontman is not only working on a new Hot Chip record and a new About Group record but on his own solo record, a live airing of...
It takes an incredible amount of ingenuity to create a mesh of chamber-pop and delta-blues as compelling as The Barr Brothers.
Overcoming adversity through music is a tale as old as time but 26-year-old Ghana born Clementine has a voice like no other.
New York City subway collective Bird Courage make pastoral-astral sounds that are drawn from the heart, the land, and the stars.
Al Spx's heartfelt soulful songs as Cold Specks are as infectious as the smile she sings them through.
Andrew Combs is a songwriter, guitarist, and singer from Texas who lives in Nashville.
The Leeds five-piece promise post hard-core snarls and a visceral punk aggression for maximum mosh-pit thrashing.
The Alabama sextet keep classic soul alive and kicking in the 21st Century.
Ezra Furman's beautiful, deranged and glorious output has anyone with a decent set of ears foaming at the mouth with excitement.
As far as debut albums go, Hookworm's Pearl Mystic has to be amongst the best to emerge from these shores in recent years.
Psychedelic folk rock has never sounded so exuberant.
Houndstooth is a 5 piece rock and roll band from Portland, OR informed, decidedly, by the grand history of rock acts...
When listening to John Smith it takes no more than 5 seconds to release why he's called the “guitarist's guitarist.”
The Howling Owl signed Bristolian deals in woozy, electronic leaning folk experiments.
Finding their buoyant afro-pop feet as Melodica, Melody and Me, Brixton's The Melodic offer up wondrous, free-spirited creations.
Stephen Black is a single minded, idiosyncratic singer possessing an ear for sparkling melody and a gift for a deft lyrical turn.
The Brighton three-piece create stormy blues folk at its finest.
The Liverpool three-piece create hazy psychedelic folk music perfect for those dreamy summer days.
You'd do well to get into Rosie Lowe's smooth R&B right now, on the ground level, because South London's new lady of soul is rising fast.
A soul man through and through, Nick Waterhouse and his music are all about discovery.
Alice Boman has the kind of haunting voice that stops you dead in your tracks
Black Lips' gritty garage rock/bluesy-punk blend is a heavy dose that has kids tearing up the place.
A former core member of renowned indie-folk band The Low Anthem, Jocie Adams' new guise as Arc Iris finds her embracing her new role as auteur with a rare finesse.
In the wake of his blues-pop band Connan and the Mockasins, New Zealand's Connan Hosford succeeded in constructing two of the most original albums produced this decade.
Rough Trade signed 22-year-old Benjamin Booker mixes the best of New Orleans blues with a raw modern angst.
The spooky-voiced multi-instrumentalist has several hundred releases to his name(s) and has produced some of the most adventurous records of our time.
Hailing from Baraboo, WI, the six best friends who make up PHOX happen to be blessed with madness, illusions of grandeur, and the inability to do the same thing twice. Th...
The London trio carve out an immersive, noise-rock experience to rival all others.
Including two UK music festival exclusives from Knightmare Live & Jessica Delfino.