jamie hince & alison mosshart ditch the celebrity girlfriend & jack white side project long enough to get back to their job of making low-down dirty rock as the kills. now 4 albums in, ‘blood pressures’ is the kind of seductive, sleazy blues-tinged rock we’ve come to know & love them for, & as such this record doesn’t disappoint. at its best, material on this album matches the seductive, shop-soiled greasiness of early tracks like ‘fried my little brains’, while ‘satellite’, with its grinding rhythm & fuzz-guitar riff, offers evidence of mosshart’s stint in the dead weather. the surprises come in the form of the sparklehorse-esque ‘the last goodbye’ while album closer ‘pots & pans’ could be a lost beck track from the ‘one foot in the grave’ days. “pretty essential listening” – nme, “another solid album of fundamentalist, primal noise” – bbc.