Staff Picks

The Whippoorwill by Blackberry Smoke

Although this is the third album from the American Southern rockers, its the first to get a proper UK push, hence why it gatecrashed the Top 40 ... more
Although this is the third album from the American Southern rockers, ... more

by David
hmv Stirling

Killer Be Killed by Killer Be Killed

Killer Be Killed is the awesome self-titled debut album by new supergroup Killer Be Killed featuring Max Cavalera (Soulfly), Greg Puciato ... more
Killer Be Killed is the awesome self-titled debut album by new ... more

by Shayne
hmv Plymouth

Hydra by Within Temptation

There was trepidation amongst fans as to whether or not the Dutch outfit could surpass and better their superb previous album The Unforgiving. But ... more
There was trepidation amongst fans as to whether or not the Dutch outfit ... more

by David
hmv Stirling

Luminous by The Horrors

The Horrors have come a long way from their 2007 surf-punk debut mis-fire Strange House, evolving into a group taking influences from the New Wave ... more
The Horrors have come a long way from their 2007 surf-punk debut mis-fire ... more

by Dan
hmv Cardiff

Indie Cindy by Pixies

In four years Pixies released four remarkable albums that dramatically influenced many of the best musicians we have heard in the 23 years since ... more
In four years Pixies released four remarkable albums that dramatically ... more

by Shane
hmv Plymouth

Paramore by Paramore

If most bands lost two of their founding members and one of their key songwriters, they'd be left floundering and desperately trying to recreate past ... more
If most bands lost two of their founding members and one of their key ... more

by Tom
hmv London

Down IV - Part 2 by Down

Despite the departure of founding member Kirk Windstein, the second of a four part EP sees New Orleans' finest continuing where they left off on the ... more
Despite the departure of founding member Kirk Windstein, the second of a ... more

by Gavin
hmv Hereford

Kiss Me Once Special Edition by Kylie

This is Kylie's 12th studio album and her first with Roc Nation, but her brand of irresistable pop still shines through, especially on 'Into The ... more
This is Kylie's 12th studio album and her first with Roc Nation, but her ... more

by Cat
hmv Crawley

The Bones Of What You Believe by CHVRCHES

Chvrches' debut album is thing of beauty. Lauren Mayberry’s voice is both adorable, and beautifully soothing at the same time, especially when ... more
Chvrches' debut album is thing of beauty. Lauren Mayberry’s voice ... more

by Dave
hmv London