• Album Review: Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2

    The two-part album is a rare species in mainstream music, its a big risk that can make an artist’s inconsistencies painfully clear. This year, Foals have proven they possess both the grand designs and the musical skill to pull one off with Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost....
  • Album Review: Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1

    Oxford indie-rock favourites produce their best work to date on a monumental fifth record which brims with creativity whilst commentating on global disarray.  ‘In their well-established career to date, Foals have become both a bands-band and a group for all’ When Foals first emerged on the British indie-rock scene...
  • Thank God It’s Spotifriday #4

    This week’s playlist is brought to you by Jack; a real mixed bag ranging from electro-pop and soul from Autre Ne Veut and James Blake, through to Nineties loser rock in the shape of Eels, with stops at garage rock, hip-hop and a dance classic from White Town along the way. Check...
  • Album Review: Foals – ‘Holy Fire’

    Ever since the early days when they were playing tiny Oxford house parties Libertines-style, Foals has had the blessing of a popular audience. With their Skins-showcased adolescent anthem ‘Hummer’ and debut full-length Antidotes, a staple of the indie-pop explosion, the band reached a listenership beyond the NME cult, enjoying...