Poliça – United Crushers

Posted by on March 3, 2016 in , ,

On their first two albums, 2012’s Give You The Ghost and the following year’s Shulamith, Minneapolis’ Poliça brought some live muscle to a synth-based, electronic sound, thanks to their dual drummer line-up of Drew Christopherson and Ben Ivasc ...Read More

steve mason – meet the humans

Posted by on February 26, 2016 in , ,

Over a decade after The Beta Band quietly broke up, Steve Mason has returned to the melodic, eccentric pop that many fans probably wished he would have pursued after their dissolution. There’s a more classicist producer at the helm, too, in the sha ...Read More

animal collective – painting with

Posted by on February 19, 2016 in , ,

Over their 17 years together, Animal Collective have been many different beasts. They appeared playing warped acid-folk on 2000’s Spirit They’ve Gone Spirit They’ve Vanished, moved to damaged art-rock on 2005's Feels, and later, on the acclaime ...Read More

field music – commontime

Posted by on January 28, 2016 in , ,

Sunderland-bred brothers Peter and David Brewis have somehow managed to become acclaimed cult artists while ploughing some very overlooked furrows; most likely because their mix of nervy prog, spindly post-punk and jazz-inflected funk is usually pair ...Read More

the best albums of 2015

Posted by on January 11, 2016 in , ,

Here it is, our comprehensive list of the best albums of 2015, the Top Of The Fopps, as voted for by staff in all of our eight stores, compiled here in all its glory. You can read about our favourite albums in more depth in this month's Best of 20 ...Read More