Last September, long time Music Factory-favourites Wild Beasts decided that the time had come, after five albums of precious indie art-rock, to draw their career to an elegant close. Piers Barber is in the […]
Wild Beasts treat Brixton Academy and Buster Stonham to a special performance to showcase their new album Present Tense. The last time I saw Wild Beasts was in the beautiful yet sweltering Californian […]
So then – that’s your lot for 2014. It’s been a year we’ll remember for James Rodriguez, Alex Salmond and pointless iPhone launches, but also one that’s seen the seen the release […]
Piers Barber listens to Jon Hopkins’ fourth LP and discovers a rich and textured electronic record that rewards multiple and careful listens.
Buster Stonham investigates why bands seem to be on the decline and argues that the music industry may be better off without them.
Piers Barber runs down the Music Factory’s favourite albums from the final year of the 2010s. Full lists from previous years can be found here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here. Honourable mentions AJ Tracey […]