Definition: Capsule Review

The Monochrome Set - Spaces Everywhere

The Monochrome Set - Spaces Everywhere

Space is the place for re-formed New Wavers.

Striking Matches - Nothing But The Silence

Striking Matches - Nothing But The Silence

They're great live - what's the record like?

Seasick Steve - Sonic Soul Surfer

Seasick Steve - Sonic Soul Surfer

More dirty blues riffs from the silver surfer.

The Lucid Dream

The Lucid Dream

Cumbrian psych outfit have come for your mind.

Cold War Kids - Hold My Home

Cold War Kids - Hold My Home

Kids' play? If only it were so simple.

The Veronicas

The Veronicas

Twin fantastic? Not quite.

Houndmouth - Little Neon Lights

Houndmouth - Little Neon Lights

Hounds of the Baskerville have nothing on this lot.

Sacred Paws - 6 Song EP

Sacred Paws - 6 Song EP

Wave your paws in the air like you don't care!

Purity Ring - Another Eternity

Purity Ring - Another Eternity

If you liked it you shoulda put some songs on it.

Money For Rope

Money For Rope

Soul-tinged surfer blues from Australia.

Katzenjammer - Rockland

Katzenjammer - Rockland

More eclectic fun from Norwegian foursome.

Brandi Carlile - The Firewatcher's Daughter

Brandi Carlile - The Firewatcher's Daughter

Album number five for Washington folk rocker.

Swervedriver - I Wasn't Born To Lose You

Swervedriver - I Wasn't Born To Lose You

Driving Miss Hazy. The return of the first gen shoegazers.

My Brightest Diamond - This Is My Hand

My Brightest Diamond - This Is My Hand

We - belatedly - catch up with Shara Worden's latest.

Tropics - Rapture

Tropics - Rapture

Tropical is topical. The ambient sounds of Chris Ward.

Low Low Low La La Love Love Love - Last

Low Low Low La La Love Love Love - Last

It's an L of a way to bow out.

José González - Vestiges & Claws

José González - Vestiges & Claws

Quietly does it on acoustic songwriter's new album.

The Sweet - Funny How Sweet Co-Co Can Be

The Sweet - Funny How Sweet Co-Co Can Be

A taste of the glam rockers' early days.

Cat's Eyes - The Duke Of Burgundy

Cat's Eyes - The Duke Of Burgundy

Anglo-Canadian collaboration is a bit of a silent whisker.