Loyle Carner - Not Waving, But Drowning - 19th April 2019 It’s been two years since Loyle Carner released his debut album, Yesterday's Gone and...
"There is a split second of stillness before the song kicks back in and the crowd go off. It’s a Friday night and it feels like the people here need this..." We went to see Robyn at Alexandra Palace on Friday 12th April 2019.
Early single, ‘Woman’, is a feisty and powerful mid-album interlude, while lighter cuts ‘Turn The Light’, with its funky bassline, and the softly crackly ‘Reveries’ tell of daydreams, intimacy and adventure.
The composition on Titanic Rising rivals even the most ambitious and cerebral of today’s songwriters, but in a way that never seems impressive for the sake of being impressive.
There’s risk of not delivering when the time comes – but Sigrid's outdone herself.
The eight-track LP paints a picture of hope, through examining the bleakest moments.
If Donald Glover is a man of his word then tonight – here in the cavernous o2 – we are witnessing the last show Childish Gambino will ever play in London. If this is indeed the end of the Gambino journey, it’s been an enthralling one.
But, as ever, Jayda deals best in euphoria, as seen on the joyfully-hypnotic ‘Sunshine In The Valley’.
Danny Wright gathered Gemma Samways and Thomas Hannan to discuss the band's welcome return.
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...
Maverick Sabre's third independently released album, When I Wake Up, opens with 30 seconds of acapella, whereby we’re treated uninterrupted, to his trademark raw and raspy vocals. Off to a great start, but is this a case of third time lucky for the Irish singer songwriter? Read our review.
If you regard second-wave emo as a genre that set the (music) world on fire, then LP3 seems to acutely trace the path of its fading embers with serene, stylistic beauty.
We review the forthcoming LP, Pony, from the enigmatic cowboy, Orville Peck.
If, like me, you consider steel drums to be the most joyful instrument on the planet, then you’ll probably concur that Roberto Carlos Lange’s ability to make them resonate with sweet melancholia on ‘Imagining What To Do’ neatly sums up the rich and sumptuous experience of This Is How You Smile.
Merging the kawaii influence and positivity of their debut album, Pink, with a powerful and unapologetic feminist standpoint, the Japanese four- piece solidify their concept of self-expression and perfect imperfection without holding anything back.
Following on from 2015's Death Magic, Vol. 4 still packs a fair punch, but once more redraws the lines of what to expect from this atypical heavy band in 2019.
Pratt's third album is that rare thing, where the music is so preternatural that it's almost impossible to understand how the musician got there.
Now, with Annie Hockeysmith continuing without guitarist Georgie, she’s produced an EP that keeps experimentation alive but introduces flushes of pop.
The idea of one artist reproducing the work of another isn’t new, but put all thoughts of Ryan Adam’s reworking of T Swift’s 1989 to one side, because Mercury Rev’s loving tribute to Bobbie Gentry’s flop 1968 masterwork is something else.
Our review of Little Simz's long awaited album, Grey Area.
The duo have created a wild landscape where you forget where you’ve been and can’t see where you’re going.