Lou Rhodes' fourth album reminds us of humanity’s incessant taste for the tragic, even among all this love
There are no happy, toe-tappers on here but you already knew that.
Care is something exciting, a record that forgoes the all-too-familiar myopic synth pop pastiche
Talk To You Soon is a meticulous collection of glimpses into worlds packed with feelings and ideas that you either already know or – mostly – wish that you knew
Japandroids have grown up, but it sounds like they ain't having half as much fun
The Deconstruction is complete with all the foibles that have made them such an endearing, enduring and elusive act to their dedicated supporters.
Arcade Fire fully embrace the synth and sleaze of their new direction.
Kate Solomon and Hassan Anderson deconstruct Annie Clark's latest LP.
Summer may be a hazy memory but the Loleatta Holloway-sampling title track is primed for smouldering festival sets, and it looms large over this body of work too.
Although there's a shift from the indie-doo-wop of 2015's Perpetual Motion People – this is more aggressive in tone – Furman is still rooted in the same Lou Reed garage rock vein.
A true fusion of love and collectivity was the band's real draw. Now, it's quite apparent that Dirty Projectors is not much more than a single avatar pretending to be otherwise.
Indeed, that’s exactly what makes his debut album so emphatic – AJ is able to stretch, to absorb new influences, while remaining completely true to himself.
There's something astutely pure in Ashworth's approach to songwriting here that speaks utter volumes for his incomparable twenty-year career.
The tracks offer anything from rather close scrutiny of personal matters, to seeking comfort and reassurance.
It’s largely set to glassily- produced bubblegum rock that lacks the raw punch of Honeyblood’s earlier material but isn’t shy of brash pop-punk hooks.
These indie-folk anecdotes and internal musings of a far-from-spotless mind showcase Jake Ewald’s enigmatic, wry and pathos-laden storytelling.
A record dominated by engaging sonic beauty and real emotional impact, Dawn Chorus is an exceptional eulogy to the mercurial rave experience.
Perfectly polished, it seems the label’s long-standing mission of creating a new kind of popstar have been fully realised on Reflections.
"Hmm offers us a more nuanced set of emotions: one that harnesses the promise of future shared moments and yet centres on a feeling of nostalgia"
Camden Underworld - 24/06/13 Throughout the course of any given gig, you expect there to maybe be a couple of moments at most in which the...
Tuesday night at The Social, and some shoegaze, C86, dreampop, disco, goth, psychedelia, it's everything we have come to expect from Coves