NEW WRITER: PLANNINGTOROCK

Planningtorock | 27/08/14

Jam Rostron, Bolton-born, Berlin-based is welcomed to the Domino Publishing family. The artist behind the multimedia recording and performance project Planningtorock, her 2014 LP 'All Love’s Legal' is both an extension of her previous work and a refinement and of its ideas and sonics. Planningtorock has always incorporated politics into her music, but this is by far her most explicitly political record yet. It follows 'W', which was released on DFA in 2011, and her 2006 debut album... Read more?

NEW MUSIC: TY SEGALL 'MANIPULATOR' (DRAG CITY)

Ty Segall | 27/08/14

Ty Segall returns with another belter after the release of 'Sleeper' (Drag City 2014) which saw Ty have a dramatic change of pace to great effect. 'Manipulator' see's the guitars turned right back up for another fantastically raucous record.

THE WHIP

Between that bewildering news bite and the bitter breakup of New Order, one has to wonder: Who the hell is making important music in Manchester these days? Well, The Whip, for starters. Just ask the Parisians who run Kitsuné Records—a taste-making label/lifestyle company that dropped The Whip's "Divebomb" 12-inch in 2007. Or anyone who's been swept up in the band's limb-loosening gigs over the past year, including a festival-conquering Glastonbury appearance and buzz-stirring shows at CMJ and SXSW.

 Sure enough, Mixmag has already linked The Whip to their Mancunian ancestors, calling them "the best example of dance and rock since Happy... Read »