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Sarah Mwangi


Trespassers William

Sarah Mwangi speaks to Anna-Lynne Williams and Matt Brown from Seattle-based post rock group, Trespassers William, about their recent EP and first release in three years, 'The Natural Order of Things'

Her Name is Calla
Jay Reatard
Micah P Hinson

Saran Mwangi speaks to Tom Morris, the front man with post rock septet about the difficult circumstances surrounding the recording of their debut mini-album, 'The Heritage' and their forthcoming second album
Jay Reatard is the former front man with the Reatards and dozens of other punk bands. He chats to Sarah Mwangi about his recent decision to turn solo, and the problems he has had dealing with violence at his gigs
Accclaimed singer-songwriter Micah P. Hinson speaks to Sarah Mwangi after a series of melancholic records about both his more optimistic-sounding fourth album, 'Micah P. Hinson and the Red Empire Orchestra' and how his recent marriage has changed his songwriting.

Black Keys

Akron-based duo the Black Keys have been attracting much acclaim for their garage blues rock. Sarah Mwangi speaks to singer and guitarist Dan Auerbach about their just released fifth album, 'Attack & Release', which has found them recording in a studio for the first time

Favourite Albums

Erykah Baku
Stevie Ray Vaughan

Sarah Mwangi reflects on New York-based singer-songwriter and soul musician Erykah Badu’s 2000 second album, ‘Mama’s Gun’
In our 'Re : View' column in which our writers re-examine albums from the past, Sarah Mwangi looks at Stevie Ray Vaughan's 1983 first studio album, 'Texas Flood', which single-handedly revived the blues genre


Trespassers William

Adolescent, but ultimately formulaic punk rock on second album from all-girl Parisian group, the Plasticines
Occasionally atmospheric, but ultimately incohesive and middle of the road second album from Marti, the band of Italian actor Andrea Bruschi
Somewhat anti-climatic post-rock on posthumous second album from Essex-based band Redjetson, who broke up last year
Enchanting ethereality on ambient latest EP from Southern Californian duo, Trespassers William

Silver Ray
Her Name is Calla
Dark Captain, Light Captain

Ambitious and eclectic debut album from uncurbed indiepop Oklahama City six piece, The Uglysuit
Frequently compelling post-rock on latest album from Melbourne-based instrumental trio Silver Ray, whose expansive sound is like that of a a full-fledged orchestra
Relentlessly dark, but totally captivating mini album from Leicester-based shoegazing group Her Name is Calla
Sublime ambient folk on debut EP from new London-based group Dark Captain, Light Captain, unfortunately ruined by its unsatisfactory vocals

Black Keys
Yes King
Ironweed Project

Experimental fifth album from Akron-based garage rock duo Black Keys which fnds them working with synthesisers, banjos and an organ and a producer, Gnarls Barkley's Danger Mouse, all for the first time to mixed results
Fierce fusion of dancehall reggae between Jamaican and British artists on the debut album from Yes King, the project of production duo Mark Rae and Rhys Adams
Unimaginative, crude and sexist new single from the egotistical Ironweed, only partially redeemed by its B side
Compulsive cinematic homage to nature from country-born, but now city-based musician Ebb, which deservedly won the Mainfest award for Best Electronic Album in his native Sweden

Duke Garwood

Initially hard going, but ultimately rewarding debut album from experimental folk musician Duke Garwood

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