Jambinai tick all the right post-rock boxes, complete with their own brand of euphorically performed soundscapes.
Ryan Pollie’s lyrics are enigmatic and all at once dramatic, romantic and abstract.
Nevertheless, it's brimming with charm, and The Big Moon are certainly one of the most capable new bands making music today
The album smacks of a confidence and assurance in its own stylings; a statement of intent from an artist who has finally found his own voice.
Vulnerability might well be where Diet Cig’s inherent appeal stems from, but you can guarantee that it’s vulnerability on their own terms.
His first full-length release presents a whole stack of clean-cut indie gems to fulfil the hype.
Top-heavy with dense electronica, a subdued sonic sensibility and clean production wrangle sanity back from the brink in a considered second act.
This is pop music filtered through a shimmering, melancholic gauze.
A stargazer's fantasy of club music, intended for escapism and immersion through detail-rich layers.
Silver Eye is consistently mesmerising and hangs together beautifully as a set.
The album’s antagonistic political edge recalls a more expansive and oblique Fugazi as the band lurches from disquiet to pure rage with a flick of a wrist
On the whole though, Sheer Mag don’t have anything to offer that we haven’t already heard before
Sprained Ankle is chock full of gorgeous, crisp gems
A lot can change in four years and WHY?’s latest effort departs quite dramatically from the sound of Mumps.
Perhaps it doesn’t infiltrate the subconscious with the same grip as its Carly Rae Jepsen influence, but cuts like ‘Bus Song’ do lodge between the ears with impressive persistence
Greene’s ability to litter his tracks with insatiable grooves and warped vocal samples, primed for the club, while packaged like succinct pop smashes has always been a key part of his appeal
But the songwriting is magnificent throughout, and anyone with an interest in forward thinking pop should head to Brazil immediately.
Typically filed under folk, Jesca Hoop bends the parameters of classification.
A poetic pop record haunted by abstract and obtuse folk influences at every turn.
For the most part Lowly are content to sound effortless.
Los Campesinos! are back and thankfully, they’re on full- throttle form.