Daniel Selwood

Arctic Monkeys – Suck it and See

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Arctic Monkeys were defiant, teenaged oiks when they blasted out of Sheffield and obscurity six years ago. “You’re not from New York City, you’re from Rotherham,” acne-splattered front man Alex Turner jeered at the poseurs by whom he felt himself surrounded.

Album Review: Jonny – Jonny

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That indulgent track can be forgiven, though, because all those that surround it are so full of fun and tenderness that one might be mistaken into believing that the sun shines out of Jonny’s arse

Music Playlist Feature – Killer Riffs

7 years ago / 0 comments

Turn your bar into Mojo for the night with a Spotify playlist of killer riffs

Album Review: PJ Harvey – Let England Shake

7 years ago / 0 comments

There are examples elsewhere of Polly Jean shoving her perviness into listeners’ ears, but none pop up on Let England Shake

The Decemberists – The King is Dead

7 years ago / 1 comments

There’s no fey, ‘hey nonny nonny’ tut on this, their sixth album; there’s a muscularity, a blue collar element in the spirit of Springsteen

Under the radar in 2010: Top tunes you might have missed

8 years ago / 1 comments

The biggest-selling tunes of 2010 were, by and large, rubbish. These weren’t big sellers, but they were aces…

Best Albums of 2010

8 years ago / 1 comments

Don’t know what to do with the iTunes vouchers you got for Chrimbal? Why not buy the best albums of 2010.

Music Playlist Feature: Northern Soul

8 years ago / 3 comments

Party season is upon us, and the punters want to dance. Forget crunk, grime and X Factor failures… Give em’ some Northern Soul

Dark Matter: Sampling Sambrook’s Porter

8 years ago / 1 comments

Sambrook’s recently offloaded its millionth pint of ale – and now it’s launched a limited-edition porter, the first of many seasonal drinks planned.

Album Review: Kings of Leon – Come Around Sundown

8 years ago / 0 comments

When the Kings of Leon tore outta Franklin, Tennessee, seven years ago they were hairier than Brian Blessed’s arse-crack.