Flamboyant is pop to the core.
Having succeeded in this endeavour, The Book Of Traps and Lessons feels like Tempest at her most vulnerable; just her thoughts, no distractions.
An air of sarcasm hangs over the whole record, and if I'm honest, I was hoping for something a lot more radical. Best listened to in the haze of lonely summer evenings.
We review soul sunshine EP, Ruf Dug presents The Committee
What the hell is this? It's Ancestor Boy, the debut LP from Egyptian-Iranian sorceress Lafawndah and it's left us in a mess...
Our review of Little Simz's long awaited album, Grey Area.