While writing this, their seventh album, New Pornographers mainstay AC Newman said the Canadians wanted to create something of a Krautrock version of 60s and 70s vocal group 5th Dimension. And, I suppose, on songs such as Darling Shade, with its hypnotic, repetitive beat and curdling bass line, they came close to succeeding. Newman’s 5th […]

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New albums by Little Dragon, The New Pornographers and Sam Outlaw reviewed, Billy Bragg stops by to perform a classic and chat to Bernard Zuel, and we discuss the controversy surrounding the steps being taken to stop you using your phone at gigs.

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