Dave Faulkner
is a musician best known as frontman of Hoodoo Gurus. He is The Saturday Paper’s music critic.

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Music August 20, 2016

Glass Animals’ ‘How To Be a Human Being’

The second album of twisty pop from Oxford’s Glass Animals invites deeper investigation of its themes.

Music July 16, 2016

Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs collaborate for ‘case/lang/veirs’

A collaboration between singer-songwriters Neko Case, k. d. lang and Laura Veirs to record some covers has instead produced an original album of consummate craft.

Culture July 09, 2016

Blackie’s Song a Day project

Legendary Hard-Ons guitarist Blackie is halfway through an epic project – he’s releasing a new song every day of 2016.

Music July 02, 2016

The Avalanches’ ‘Wildflower’

The Avalanches' long-awaited second album expands their crate-digging methods to blend heavyweight guest rappers with Californian sunshine pop.

Music June 11, 2016

Dope Lemon’s ‘Honey Bones’

The debut album from Angus Stone’s side project Dope Lemon is the product of a tightknit band in a relaxed setting.

Music May 28, 2016

Car Seat Headrest’s ‘Teens of Denial’

Car Seat Headrest’s Teens of Denial is not just the rock album of the year, but may be the emergence of a new musical genius.

Music April 30, 2016

PJ Harvey’s ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’ and Anohni’s ‘Hopelessness’

New albums from PJ Harvey and Anohni address personal anguish over global political failures with unusual directness.

Music April 02, 2016

Summer Flake’s ‘Hello Friends’

Summer Flake’s Stephanie Crase has made good on all the promises of her first album with a sound that is pensive and intricate.

Music March 11, 2016

Underworld’s ‘Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future’

Unbound from dance floor imperatives, techno legends Underworld’s first album in six years weaves a seductive spell.