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Demob Happy- Young and Numb EPLIVE: Steel Pulse present Handsworth Revolution – The Ritz, ManchesterFFS, Piss off!: Franz Ferdinand & Sparks share debut singleWatch SLUG perform ‘Greasy Mind’ livePalma Violets return with raucous sing-along ‘English Tongue’Stream the new Drenge album ‘Undertow’Waxahatchee Streams LP ‘Ivy Tripp’BULLY Set Release Date for LP ‘Feels Like’The Strokes Re-release ‘Room On Fire’Only Real – Jerk at the end of the lineSquarepusher returns with “hallucinatory” single ‘Stor Eiglass’LIVE: Underworld ‘Dubnobasswithmyheadman’ – The Albert Hall, ManchesterKitsuné – New Faces IIDutch Uncles to unveil album at non-league football matchUnknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love5 Albums for FebruaryEast India Youth – CarouselEast India Youth to release second album on XLPINS unveil teaser for second albumParquet Courts & Jack White team up for Live at Third Man RecordsViet Cong – ‘Viet Cong’BC Camplight – How to Die In the NorthMenace Beach – RatworldStream the Menace Beach album ‘Ratworld’Top 5 Albums You Need For JanuaryBest Albums of 2014: The View From Far OutThe Sonics, The Wailers & The Galaxies – Merry ChristmasGet your hands on Brian Eno’s My Squelchy LifeSuperfood – Don’t Say ThatListen to Parkay Quarts’ Content Nausea in fullEast India Youth to re-release album with 54-minute film scoreHalf Japanese – OverjoyedThe Growlers – Chinese FountainAllah Las – Worship The SunKaren O – Crush SongsJAWS – Be SlowlyTape Waves – Let You Go20 ALBUMS TO SOUNDTRACK THE PERFECT SUMMER SOLSTICEGold-Bears – DallianceParquet Courts – Sunbathing AnimalAmen Dunes – LoveAfghan Whigs – Do To The BeastMac Demarco – Salad DaysThe Amazing Snakeheads – Amphetamine BalladsTweens – TweensThe War On Drugs – Lost In The DreamBrown Brogues – ZolotoNick Waterhouse – HollyEagulls – EagullsPost War Glamour Girls – Pink FurTemples – Sun StructuresMaximo Park – Too Much InformationVulkano – Live Wild Die FreeWarpaint – WarpaintNo Sinner – Boo HooPeggy Sue – Chorus of EchoesHabibi – HabibiDrowners – DrownersEmily Wells – MamaWeekend – JinxThee Oh Sees – Singles Collection: Vol 3Grizzly Bear – Shields: ExpandedNick Cave and The Bad Seeds – Live From KCRWJake Bugg – Shangri LaDay Ravies – TussleLos Campesinos! – No BluesThe Flaming Lips – Peace SwordTess Parks – Blood HotArcade Fire – ReflektorWooden Shjips – Back To LandWillard Grant Conspiracy – Ghost RepublicWidowspeak – The SwampsJonathan Rado – Law And OrderBoardwalk – BoardwalkPearl Jam – Lightning BoltTraams – GrinHomeshake – The Homeshake tapeJoanna Gruesome – Weird SisterPond – Hobo RocketFuck Buttons – Slow FocusQOTSA …Like Clockwork – ReviewDirty Beaches – Drifters/Love is the DevilLaura Marling – Once I Was an EagleThe Black Angels – Indigo MeadowSavages – Silence YourselfMazes – Ores & MineralsNick Waterhouse – Time’s All GoneDaughter – If You Leave
Demob Happy- Young and Numb EP
LIVE: Steel Pulse present Handsworth Revolution – The Ritz, Manchester
FFS, Piss off!: Franz Ferdinand & Sparks share debut single
Watch SLUG perform ‘Greasy Mind’ live
Palma Violets return with raucous sing-along ‘English Tongue’
Stream the new Drenge album ‘Undertow’
Waxahatchee Streams LP ‘Ivy Tripp’
BULLY Set Release Date for LP ‘Feels Like’
The Strokes Re-release ‘Room On Fire’
Only Real – Jerk at the end of the line
Squarepusher returns with “hallucinatory” single ‘Stor Eiglass’
LIVE: Underworld ‘Dubnobasswithmyheadman’ – The Albert Hall, Manchester
Kitsuné – New Faces II
Dutch Uncles to unveil album at non-league football match
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love
5 Albums for February
East India Youth – Carousel
East India Youth to release second album on XL
PINS unveil teaser for second album
Parquet Courts & Jack White team up for Live at Third Man Records
Viet Cong – ‘Viet Cong’
BC Camplight – How to Die In the North
Menace Beach – Ratworld
Stream the Menace Beach album ‘Ratworld’
Top 5 Albums You Need For January
Best Albums of 2014: The View From Far Out
The Sonics, The Wailers & The Galaxies – Merry Christmas
Get your hands on Brian Eno’s My Squelchy Life
Superfood – Don’t Say That
Listen to Parkay Quarts’ Content Nausea in full
East India Youth to re-release album with 54-minute film score
Half Japanese – Overjoyed
The Growlers – Chinese Fountain
Allah Las – Worship The Sun
Karen O – Crush Songs
JAWS – Be Slowly
Tape Waves – Let You Go
20 ALBUMS TO SOUNDTRACK THE PERFECT SUMMER SOLSTICE
Gold-Bears – Dalliance
Parquet Courts – Sunbathing Animal
Amen Dunes – Love
Afghan Whigs – Do To The Beast
Mac Demarco – Salad Days
The Amazing Snakeheads – Amphetamine Ballads
Tweens – Tweens
The War On Drugs – Lost In The Dream
Brown Brogues – Zoloto
Nick Waterhouse – Holly
Eagulls – Eagulls
Post War Glamour Girls – Pink Fur
Temples – Sun Structures
Maximo Park – Too Much Information
Vulkano – Live Wild Die Free
Warpaint – Warpaint
No Sinner – Boo Hoo
Peggy Sue – Chorus of Echoes
Habibi – Habibi
Drowners – Drowners
Emily Wells – Mama
Weekend – Jinx
Thee Oh Sees – Singles Collection: Vol 3
Grizzly Bear – Shields: Expanded
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – Live From KCRW
Jake Bugg – Shangri La
Day Ravies – Tussle
Los Campesinos! – No Blues
The Flaming Lips – Peace Sword
Tess Parks – Blood Hot
Arcade Fire – Reflektor
Wooden Shjips – Back To Land
Willard Grant Conspiracy – Ghost Republic
Widowspeak – The Swamps
Jonathan Rado – Law And Order
Boardwalk – Boardwalk
Pearl Jam – Lightning Bolt
Traams – Grin
Homeshake – The Homeshake tape
Joanna Gruesome – Weird Sister
Pond – Hobo Rocket
Fuck Buttons – Slow Focus
QOTSA …Like Clockwork – Review
Dirty Beaches – Drifters/Love is the Devil
Laura Marling – Once I Was an Eagle
The Black Angels – Indigo Meadow
Savages – Silence Yourself
Mazes – Ores & Minerals
Nick Waterhouse – Time’s All Gone
Daughter – If You Leave
Swans announce support for show at London Roundhouse

Swans announce Jas Shaw and Okkyung Lee as support for London Roundhouse show

Swans have announced the support details for their show at London’s historic Roundhouse, on 21 May 2015. Jas Shaw of Simian Mobile Disco will be presenting the premiere of a set of all new, live analogue synth music. “The plan is to do something … Continue reading

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Far Out Magazine speaks to Nadine Shah

Everyone seems to already know about Nadine Shah’s Pakistani/Norwegian heritage. The mental health issues that informed the debut album remain vital, and the comparisons to Nick Cave and PJ Harvey aren’t going away any time soon. There’s enough initial background … Continue reading

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Sun Glitters and Sarah P – Undeniable

Sun Glitters and Sarah P, who is the ex singer and face von Keep Shelly in Athens, released their collaboration EP Galaxy in February. Far Out’s Track of the Day ‘Undeniable’ is the second single to be released from the dreampop-dreamteam’s collaborative work … Continue reading

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Unsigned Sunday: California Carpool – ‘PLEASURE’

Isaac Ide the drummer from Brighton band Morning Smoke has been creating lo-fi gems under the guise of California Carpool for a while now and the latest release we ahev taken a particular shine to is ‘PLEASURE’. It combines Ide’s … Continue reading

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Your New Favourite Band: Ratboy

If you were as underwhelmed about Jamie T’s return as we were and are put off by the slightly moronic, gold-gilted smile of Only Real then we have one word for you: Ratboy. Ratboy has been making some waves on … Continue reading

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Blur Release ‘My Terracotta Heart’

Since their reformation plans came to the fore we have been treated, almost weekly, to new songs from Blur‘s forthcoming new album The Magic Whip. They have ranged from chunky chords to dark and synthy beauties. ‘My Terracotta Heart’ lands more on … Continue reading

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Diamond Youth – In the Clouds

Based in Baltimore, Maryland’s Diamond Youth are an up and coming indie four-piece comprised of Sam Trapkin, Justin Gilman, Brendan Yates and Daniel Fang. Their debut album Nothing Matters is set to be released on May 19th through Topshelf Records. With … Continue reading

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RECORD STORE DAY: Why I Love Vinyl…

Why do I love vinyl, because, believe me, I really do. My collection, amassed over the last 15 years is my pride and joy and if there was a fire it would be the one thing… Actually, I would probably … Continue reading

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IN PHOTOS: Jessica Pratt – Night & Day Cafe, Manchester

One of the most intriguing female folk singers around Jessica Pratt touched down for a beautifully intimate show at the Night & Day Cafe in Manchester last week. Now on her second record, Pratt has founder perfect home on the … Continue reading

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RECORD STORE DAY: A Look Back at Some of the Most Iconic Vinyl Sleeves

There are loads of reasons that the vinyl is well and truly on its way back, some have attributed this to hipster types and their need to have a non-conventional way of listening to music. But we now know that … Continue reading