Rae Morris – Someone Out There // Album Review

A technicolored, varied collection of songs that drifts between electronic-pop hits and intimate ballads.

Gorillaz // Live Review

The o2 moves as one, united in adoration for this band that have transcended cartoon concept to become the bringers of the biggest party on this rotten planet.

Dave // Live Review

Visually it’s fantastic, but it’s the acerbic precision with which he spits out each bar that’s especially impressive

King Krule – The OOZ // Album Review

...a dreamlike journey into his subconscious that builds on the Hitchcockian world of his debut while adding more Cronenberg horrors.

LCD Soundsystem – American Dream // Album Review

Breaking new ground or on the decline like Arcade Fire? Gemma Samways and Danny Wright dissect one of the year's biggest releases.

Kelela – Take Me Apart // Album Review

Kelela takes from the rich and gives R&B back its gusto. 

Sløtface – Try Not To Freak Out // Album Review

Equal parts thoughtful to reckless, Sløtface triumph with a blowout of fiercely fun pop tunes.

Cloakroom – Time Well // Album Review

The album's glacial sparsity does sound jarring in the middle of summer, but they’ve always been a band of blending dynamics.

Latitude // Festival Review

Latitude takes the opportunity of its twelfth edition to further verify its liberal, family-friendly superiority.

Citadel // Festival Review

Citadel may have been their only UK festival of the year, but boy did Foals make it one of their best.

Brainchild Festival // Review

Being free from the grimey clutches of the Man is key to Brainchild’s appeal, joyous energy and critical success. It’s also the only festival I’ve been to and not seen a single can of Carling...

NOS Alive // Review

NOS Alive is an absolute blast of a festival.

Marin – Only Echoes // EP Review

The release showcases the fluidity of her vocal, at home driven by a drumbeat and immersive synths.

Warpaint // Live Review

The Californian four-piece deliver a set that builds from mellow beginnings to a euphoric finish.

Kane Strang – Two Hearts And No Brain // Album Review

With his often deadpan delivery, and always sharp lyrics, Strang captivates and charms with less than cheery subject matter.

Yoke Lore – Goodpain // EP Review

Going by the moniker of Yoke Lore, Brooklyn singer-songwriter Adrian Galvin has managed to impress with atmospheric beats and plush vocals on his latest EP.

Rips – Rips // Album Review

Rips is a self-reflective litany of personal failings; a stream of consciousness on frustrations with self and society.

Lorde – Melodrama // Album Review

Lorde's new album full of heartbreak and Melodrama reviewed by Rhian Daly

Cigarettes After Sex – Cigarettes After Sex // Album Review

Instrumentally the record is pleasant enough, if a little uninspired.

The Comet is Coming // Live Review

Comet Is Coming are a formidable live force...

Angel Olsen // Live Review

Her voice judders like on record but in person it’s more visceral; it’s Olsen alone, but it’s her at her best.