ANIMAL COLLECTIVE's eighth album Strawberry Jam heats up their magical noise–pop into an irresistably sweet congelation that'll flutter both the heart and the brain. Plan B licks the spoon, gets a giant sugar rush and celebrates the story so far of one of this century's most reluctantly special bands.
FUTURE OF THE LEFT Bloody-minded Cardiff trio Future Of The Left make pop songs with spikes on, skewering the idiots of the world with sardonic syntax and exuberant, abrasive rock.
ANTIFOLK (UK) There's a new movement in town, antifolk (UK). It's drunken, belligerent, raucous, sensitive and spontaneous. It eschews folk and anti-folk (US) orthodoxy to strike out into uncharted territory. Confused? Let Plan B be your guide…
VOID Chrome Hoof, Vialka, Nista Nije Nista, Bass Clef, Effi Briest, Caribou, A Sunny Day In Glasgow, Eats Tapes, Eyvind Kang, Safety Word, Guided Tour: Aesop Rock, David Yow, Read The Label: Yaala! Yaala!, Music That Time Forgot: Amiga/ST music, Why I Hate…Bill Hicks, Tour Diary: Oxbow, Playlist: Dirty Space Disco, Why I Love…Coldplay's Parachutes, The Collaborative Revenge Of…Kramer
Plus! A free 15 track CD in association to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Bella Union records. Featuring The Kissaway Trail, Midlake, Francoiz Breut, The Dears, Explosions In The Sky, Beach House, The Czars, Fionn Regan, My Latest Novel, Devics, Lift To Experience, The Autumns, Peter von Poehl, Stephanie Dosen, Dirty Three.