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Mark Rowland: Most Recent Articles

Profile: Wedding Present
Mark Rowland reflects on the first decade of the Wedding Present's career, who are about to have their first six albums, from 1987's 'George Best' to 1996's 'Saturnalia', reissued in deluxe three CD and DVD boxsets
Cardiacs: Sing to God
In our 'Re: View' section, in which our writers look back on the albums from the past, Mark Rowland reflects on English art rockers the Cardiacs' recently reissued 1996 album. 'Sing to God'
Death: Interview
Mark Rowland chats to long lost 70's Detroit garage rock outfit Death about their sudden emergence from obscurity to cult act and their recently released third retrospective
Ten Songs That Made Me Love...: Sebadoh
In our series, in which our writers write about ten songs that made them love a favourite band or artist, Mark Rowland reflects on his favourite songs by the American alternative rockers Sebadoh
Gig of a Lifetime: Flaming Lips, Lovebox, London, July 2008
Mark Rowland, in our 'Gig of a Lifetime' series, writes of seeing the Flaming Lips for the first time at the Lovebox Festival in 2008
     

Most Recent Reviews

Gromble: The Gromble EP - CDS
Catchy Pavement-inspired pop on debut EP from California-based band, the Gromble
Chills: The BBC Sessions - CD
Excellent retrospective from underrated New Zealand–based indie pop band the Chills, which compiles together three BBC sessions which they recorded for John Peel between 1985 and 1988
Maston: The Opal Collection - LP
Impressive second album, compiled largely from his previous recordings, from psychedelic-influenced Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter, Frank Maston
Jim Keaveny: Out of Time - CD
Laidback Dylan-influenced fifth album from Texas-based nsinger-songwriter, Jim Keaveny
V/A: God Help the Girl: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - CD
Engaging soundtrack to Belle and Sebastian singer Stuart Murdoch’s forthcoming cinema film, which features new versions of songs from his 2009 project of the same name
  
ReviewsPublished
AA.VV.: Playing the Indie Game - CD 26/09/2004
Adam Green: Sixes and Sevens - CD 05/03/2008
Alec Empire: Intelligence And Sacrifice - CD X2 04/06/2002
American Werewolf Academy: Out of Place All the Time - CD 18/12/2013
And What Will Be Left Of Them ?: Wet Week In July - CDS 20/08/2006
And What Will Be Left Of Them: Dance, Damn You, Dance - CDS 18/10/2005
And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead: The Century of Self - CD 03/03/2009
Aoki Takamasa And Tujiko Noriko: 28 - CD 24/07/2005
Arcade Fire: Arcade Fire Ep - CDS 05/06/2005
Badly Drawn Boy: About A Boy - CD 12/04/2002
Bear Lake: Places on the Side - CD 06/04/2009
Bearsuit: Muscle Belt - CDS 06/04/2009
Bearsuit: Oh : Io - CD 05/09/2007
Beep Beep: Business Casual - CD 16/08/2004
Billy Childish: Archive from 1959 : The Billy Chilidsh Story - CD X2 08/07/2009
  
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