Articles by Charlie Ashcroft

Pete And The Pirates - She Doesn’t Belong To Me (Stolen)

The Courteeners - St. Jude (Polydor)

Sia – Some People Have Real Problems (Monkey Puzzle)

The Kills – Cheap And Cheerful (Domino)

Elliot Minor – Elliot Minor (Warner)

Royworld – Dust (Virgin)

Pete & The Pirates – Little Death (Stolen Recordings)

Fear Of Music – First To Go (SonyBMG)

A Silent Film – Trinity Centre, Bristol (30/05/2008)

Mystery Jets – 'Two Doors Down' (679)

Foals – Red Socks Pugie (Transgressive)

Born Ruffians – Hummingbird (Warp)

Those Dancing Days – Run Run (Wichita)

Little Boots – Meddle (50 Bones)

Red Light Company - Meccano (La Volta/Columbia)

Transgressive Hot Summer Tour - Thekla, Bristol (14/7/2008)

Mid-July soundtrack, stats courtesy of iTunes

Low Slung: The Podcast - Episode 6

Xavier Rudd - Bristol Academy (30/07/2008)

As August gets underway..

Low Slung: The Podcast - Episode 7

Nelson - Revolving Doors (Ctrl Alt Del Records)

Plastic Little – Welcome To The Jang House (Virgin)

Yuksek – Tonight EP (UWe)

Lesser Panda - Ghostdance/Carousel (Superdark)

Operahouse – Change In Nature EP (Marrakesh Records)

Castanets – City of Refuge (Asthmatic Kitty)

Jape – Strike Me Down (V2/Co-Op)

The Dears - Money Babies (Dangerbird Records)

It's A Buffalo - Marbles (Akoustik Anarkhy)

Jay Jay Pistolet

Jay Jay Pistolet – Happy Birthday You EP (Stiff Records)

Frank Turner – The First Three Years (Xtra Mile)

Is it me or..

Iglu & Hartly – Violent & Young (Mercury Records)

Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains - Who Do We Care For? (Saddle Creek)

It Hugs Back announce debut album details

The Maccabees to play club shows ahead of March tour

The Bishops – If You Leave Today (W2 Records/Pebble Beach Music)

Dan Black confirms 'Alone' as next single

Jeremy Warmsley to release free Valentine's download

You Love Her Coz She's Dead - Inner City Angst EP (Kitsuné)

The Hot Melts – Edith (Epitaph/Wonderland Records)

Low Slung Podcast, Episode 12

Bruce Springsteen to play Hyde Park this summer

Rob McCulloch to accompany new single with tour

ExLovers announce double A-side single release

Copy Haho – Bred For Skills And Magic EP (Big Scary Monsters)

School of Seven Bells ready to hit the UK

J. Tillman confirms London date on European hop

And the winner is... Universal Music!

Black Lips - Short Fuse (Vice Records)

First acts confirmed for Field Day 2009

Conor Oberst to release new album in May

Dartz! confirm hometown gig ahead of European tour

The Rakes – 1989 (V2 Records)

The Big Pink announce single and tour

Passion Pit to unleash debut album in late spring

Blakfish - See You In Another City (Big Scary Monsters)

Emmy The Great – The Fleece, Bristol (26/02/2009)

Jenny Lewis announces acoustic shows in the UK

Flying Lotus plots European tour

Swindon chosen to host Radio 1's Big Weekend

The Horrors to tour in support of new material

Animal Collective – My Girls (Domino Records)

Marina And The Diamonds confirm more UK dates

Amazing Baby line up LP and Virgins support

Arcade Fire set for première of 'Miroir Noir'

Sneaky Sound System – Sneaky Sound System (14th Floor Records)

Gossip to unleash new material in June

Various acts announced for Celebrity Soccer Six

Starsailor – Bristol Academy (05/04/2009)

Malcolm Middleton covers Ladyhawke ahead of new LP

The View - Temptation Dice (1965 Records)

Broken Records extend UK tour

Striking Gold

Scott Matthews announces Robert Plant collaboration

N.A.S.A. – Gifted (featuring Kanye West, Santigold & Lykke Li) (Anti-Records)

Sorry Situation

Junior Boys – Begone Dull Care (Domino Records)

Voodoo Trombone Quartet set for second album

Telegraphs – We Were Ghosts (Small Town Records)

Great Escape

The Great Escape Festival, Brighton, Day 1 (14/05/09)

The Great Escape Festival, Brighton, Day 2 (15/05/09)

The Great Escape Festival, Brighton, Day 3 (16/05/09)

If you close your eyes..

John Leckie


Let's Tea Party

Arctic Monkeys announce third album details

Los Campesinos! to become a six-piece

Post War Years

Johnny Foreigner

Broken Records to play free Rough Trade gig

Bombay Bicycle Club ask fans for venue ideas

Marina And The Diamonds

Wolfmother to premiere new material at intimate London gig

The Cribs rush-release new single

Good Shoes return with huge tour

Baxter – End Of The World EP (Malloty Up Records)

Julian Perretta – Wonder Why (Columbia)

Thomas Dybdahl's UK album set for autumn release

Mlini – The Mlini EP (Sushi & Anoushka Records)

The Cribs – Ignore The Ignorant (Wichita)

Mumford And Sons – Thekla, Bristol (15/09/2009)

Mickey Gang

Swn Festival, Cardiff, Day 1 (22/10/09)

Swn Festival, Cardiff, Day 2 (23/10/09)

Swn Festival, Cardiff, Day 3 (24/10/09)

Rihanna makes live return in London

Hot Chip announce new album and tour

Jovi Rockwell's new mixtape creating a buzz

The Big Pink and many more for The Great Escape