This Is How It Feels To Be Indie - The Indie Vigil 20

Hold back the tears - it's the final edition of The Indie Vigil, featuring tracks chosen by our very own Nicola. Thanks for all the memories and songs, everyone!

RRP's Favourite Albums of 2015

In a year where I've come to the end feeling like I've missed a sackful of essential releases, representing 12 months in 25 albums was a daunting proposition. Several elimination rounds later, here's the best...

This Is How It Feels To Be Indie - The Indie Vigil 19

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Apparently. Here's your antidote anyway, with brilliant tracks by Comet Gain, Bright Eyes and Father John Misty.

Albums Of The Year - 2015

It's been a big year for new music and I think I can safely say that I have bought more albums this year than in previous. Never one to stick with the norm though, I've...

This Is How It Feels To Be Indie - The Indie Vigil 18

The Indie Vigil is nearing the end of its run - all the more reason to check in and check out tracks from this week's featured artists: The Clash, The Beta Band, and Friendly Fires....

This Is How It Feels To Be Indie - The Indie Vigil 17

'The Indie Vigil takes a moment out from its festivus preparations to bring you instalment #17, and tracks from The Clash, Massive Attack and Leftfield.'

Sennen - Autopilot

At this special time of year, the minds of music fans everywhere are taken up with the all-important, all-consuming task of coming up with the definitive account of the last twelve months in music (aka...

Blog Sound of 2016

The Blog Sound of 2016 is a poll of UK based bloggers to determine the most popular and favourite emerging acts among those polled.

This Is How It Feels To Be Indie - The Indie Vigil 16

Week 16 in The Indie Vigil house, and this week we're mostly grooving to tracks from Bailter Space, Able Tasmans, and Salad Boys.

This Is How It Feels To Be Indie - The Indie Vigil 15

Your 15th edition of The Indie Vigil features tracks from Suede, Vampire Weekend, and Peace.

Hurricane #1 - Find What You Love And Let It Kill You

Sixteen years after Hurricane #1 called it a day, Alex Lowe is back with a brand new album and a brand new line up.

This Is How It Feels To Be Indie - The Indie Vigil 14

Your 14th edition of The Indie Vigil features tracks from The Men They Couldn't Hang, Cinerama, and Seedhead.

Wry - Waves

Fighting back waves (uh-huh) of nostalgia, I'm nonetheless bound to admit that Waves delivers an ocean (uh-huh x2) of memories of the first time I heard music like this and knew I needed it in...

Butterfly Child - Holding On

'With a first album in nearly eighteen years on the way, Joe Cassidy, aka Butterfly Child, has announced a second track from the album. Holding On is dream pop with a classic twist: something a...

Public Service Broadcasting - Sputnik

Sputnik is the literally pulsing first half of a double a-side, the fourth release from Public Service Broadcasting's 2015 album The Race For Space. It's a mesmeric, metronomic track that brings to life the awe...

Otherkin - Feel It

if Radio X are giving air time to Otherkin and their rapscallion ilk (assumptions: they have ilk, they are rapscallions. Probably true) they can't be all bad.

Saltwater Sun - Wild

First there was the blistering Habit on My Mind, then came the Foals-meets-The-Cardigans of Making Eyes. Now Saltwater Sun have completed the release cycle for their debut release Wild with the EP's title track. Happily...

Fieu - Running

Running may call itself synthpop, but don't let that lull you into looking forward to a quiet evening in - it's fizzing with effervescent electropop sparkle.

This Is How It Feels To Be Indie - The Indie Vigil 13

Week 13 of The Indie Vigil is lucky for everyone who catches it. This week's decade-spanning threesome is: dEUS, The Lilac Time and The Mountain Goats.

Meilyr Jones - How To Recognise A Work Of Art

'How To Recognise A Work Of Art, the new single from the former Race Horses frontman Meilyr Jones, is no less of a thrill than his stellar recent live performances supporting Richard Hawley. '