Are too many bands trading in their legacy for money?

It’s understandable that fans want to see their favourite band reform, but is it worth the risk of witnessing a dire return and damaging their legacy?

Emerging Artists #31 – Trailer Trash Tracys

Tthis London-based foursome make the sort of ethereal experimental tunes that turn pop songwriting on its head entirely and leave it feeling a little woozy.

Emerging Artists #29 – FOE

We catch up with FOE’s Hannah to find out more about her charity shop organ, 4-track player and working relationship with Adam Crisp of Entrepreneurs.

Islet – Illuminated People (Turnstile)

?Illuminated People? serves like a manual on how to make great experimental music delivered by the new masters of the craft, Islet.

Addict Music’s Top 50 Albums of 2011

Seeing as there was so much great music sent our way in 2011, we’ve decided to double the amount of albums featured in our end of year list to fifty.

The Collectable Few @ The Borderline, London 03/12/11

The Collectable Few had the legion of fangirl ladies bouncing from the off with their pulsating rhythms and 80s funk/pop guitar

Emerging Artists #28 – FAMY

If you saw WU LYF on tour this year, and managed to leave the bar in time to catch the support act, chances are you would of seen FAMY, too

Emerging Artists #27 – Pandr Eyez

Pandr Eyez employ not only an adventurous approach to creating varied and textured music but also taught us a thing or two about honey badgers.

Summer Camp ? Welcome To Condale (Apricot/Moshi Moshi)

Lyrically and musically there seems to be an American teenage romance feel to a lot of the songs on the album, like they belong in a John Hughes movie.

Emerging Artists #26 ? Crushed Beaks

“Fucking noisy, fucking messy and fucking loud!” It’s a sentence that will get even the most cynical and disheartened music fan excited