Following the release of his first new music in twelve years (this summer’s acclaimed EP ONE), Paul Draper announces a second four track EP on Kscope. The lead track – Friends Make The Worst Enemies – is a knock-out punch; 5 minutes of relentless chasmic melody and autobiographical melancholy that immediately reminds the listener why Paul’s songs were rarely far from the FM dial during Mansun’s supernova career. More to come soon.
Just ahead of the release of their fifth LP – Mapping the Rendezvous (4* in Q this month!) – Courteeners announce a super-massive hometown headline gig. Roll on May Bank Holiday…
The first reviews of Underworld‘s Barbara, Barbara we face a shining future are in. More to come very soon.
“Rich in possibilities… Born again.” Q
“Recharged… It’s elemental Underworld… their most generous work in years.” Mojo
“Their best since 1999’s Beaucoup Fish.” Uncut
“Hypnotic, weird and wise.” GQ
“Vintage Underworld.” Mixmag