Chromatics – Kill For Love (Italians Do It Better)

You need to view Kill For Love as more of a cinematic experience, than a musical one.

Diiv – Oshin (Captured Tracks)

The Brooklynite’s have the perfect album to accompany the sequel to Drive and have captured the shoegaze zeitgeist perfectly

Listen: How To Dress Well – Cold Nites

Tom Krell, AKA How To Dress Well has released another track from his forthcoming album, Total Loss, released September 17th via Weird World.

Listen: The xx – Angels

The xx return to form with beautifully sparse single “Angels’, and confirm sophomore album for September release.

Mumford & Sons Announce Details of Second Album, ‘Babel’

Mumford & Sons return to the studio with Markus Dravs, and will release album ‘Babel’ later this autumn.

Twin Shadow – Confess (4AD Recordings)

Somewhere in the dusty basement of an old tape store sits most of this record, already written.

Alt-J – Tessellate

Alt-J have taken on Italian Renaissance painter Raphael’s ‘The School of Athens’in their new video for ‘Tessellate’

Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man In The Universe (XL)

Rarely has a soul artist successfully married his own genre with electronic music, so for a 68-year-old soul artist to do it with his comeback effort is remarkable.

The Stone Roses @ Heaton Park, Manchester 29/06/12

Time will tell whether they can ever be a boundary-pushing current band again, but what the hell – nostalgia isn’t so bad.

Stream: Twin Shadow – Confess

Before it’s relased next Monday, 4AD are streaming Twin Shadow’s new album Confess