Sticky Carpet

Texan of many talents Kinky Friedman has released his first album of new material in 39 years.

Sticky Carpet: Reservoir Stomp, Pink Mountaintops, Kinky Friedman, Lost Ragas' tribute to James Cruickshank and more.

Shortlist album reviews

Familiar sounds and a safe return for the Pixies.

New approaches from Justin Vernon's Bon Iver and Angel Olsen is balanced by happily familiar goods from Pixies and Teenage Fanclub. Meanwhile, there's something monstrous coming from Christopher Young Quartet.