Addict Music’s Best 20 Albums Of 2009

As 2009 draws to an end, we take a look back at what we believe were the best albums released this year. With such a diverse year in music, which saw atrocious albums and brilliant albums being released in equal abundance, let us guide you through what should be on your Christmas wish list. Below […]

Interview | The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart

One of the success stories of 2009, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have gone from playing South London pubs, in front of 50 people, to selling out the Scala, all within the space of a year. Add to this the release of their incredibably received d?but album, which made our top 20 of […]

Interview | Manchester Orchestra

Atlanta?s Manchester Orchestra have seen their ascent to the upper echelons of inide-rock accelerate rapidly since the release of their second album ‘Mean everything To Nothing’.

Introducing: Cosmo Jarvis

Cosmo recently opened for Muse at their homecoming gig in Teignmouth, where it transpired that both he and Matt Bellamy shared the same music teacher at school.

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Addict Music has teamed up with Topman CTRL to offer one lucky reader the chance to win an exclusive T-shirt designed by Passion Pit.


it has been five years since we took those shots of us wearing mismatching ridiculous clothes and like whatever we’re kids – we’re not that any more.

Interview – The Hickey Underworld

From Antwerp, Belgium we introduce The Hickey Underworld. Forming from the closely-linked worlds of hardcore, punk and alternative rock, this is a band that a stagnant scene has been waiting for. Owing a small debt to the likes of Nirvana, Jesus Lizard and At the Drive In, the band fuse post-hardcore with indie sensibilities to […]

Fighting On: The Boxer Rebellion

Boxer Rebellion celebrated the physical release of their second album, ?Union? ? last week, following on from the rapturous reception and critical acclaim the album received when it was made available to download earlier in the year. We talk to guitarist Todd Howe about touring, freebies and bouncing back?

Interview – Hot Gossip

Milan’s Hot Gossip have just returned with another blistering inde-rock album, You Look Faster When You Are Young, and we thought we’d catch up with them to have a chat about life in Milan and the recording of their long awaited second album.

Interview – Engineers

Following the Engineers return to the public consciousness with their glorious sophomore album Three Fact Fader, we caught up with Mark from the band to discuss their mini hiatus and the recoding of their new album.