The final installment of the Montréal artist's Altogether Unaccompanied series is not so much a significant step up from Vol. I & Vol. II than it is a continuation of Deland's intricate, intimate songwriting.
The thirteen lengthy tracks play as one continuous piece as he dabbles with a personal narrative, fragile vocals and emotive synths.
Aviary certainly lands on the more 'out there' end of the spectrum, but don't be surprised if she doesn't stay there for long.
Ever since a collection of lo-fi indie demos surfaced in 2010, Cloud Nothings, have chosen to build and deconstruct their sound with every new release.
Across the six tracks, CHAI embrace self-love and acceptance, reject beauty norms, tackle the world of modern dating and alight on the 'Hello Kitty cult' with their playful and defiant vitality.
Only her fifth solo LP in a career dating back to the 80s, Broken Politics is exactly the kind of thing our ears need to encounter more regularly.
Matthew Dear takes the premise of dance music and filters it through a vocoder; music that’s eminently boogieable, but off-kilter and uncanny, like a Grimm fairytale. We review his new album 'Bunny'.
It's best listened to when the air is cooling, with a blanket wrapped around you on a deserted beach as each guitar pedal takes on a personality of its own.
The Dublin-based duo drift across 12 tracks, wisps of sound that pit opaque electronics against the inherent mysticism of Irish traditional music.
An acoustic folk re-imagination of the 90’s pop classic originally recorded by Duran Duran, ‘Ordinary World’ is a refreshing taste of what’s to come...
In the four years since MØ released her debut album, No Mythologies To Follow, the Danish pop hero has become a global star...
As she confronts her own battles against anxiety and imperfections with an empowering lyrical twist, the singer-songwriter's vocals take centre stage throughout the album...
For the most part, a beautiful hushed- vocals-over-acoustics aesthetic abounds.
Danny Wright gathers Tim Boddy and Hassan Anderson to tackle Love Is Magic.
There's something astutely pure in Ashworth's approach to songwriting here that speaks utter volumes for his incomparable twenty-year career.
West African percussion meets pioneering Detroit drum patterns in the pair's first collaborative release.
It feels like Beat Happening locked in Antipodean adolescence, while there are shades of The Pastels' early minimalism, too.
It's been seven years since 2012's Sweet Heart Sweet Light, and the world might be a horribly different place but, thankfully, J. Spaceman is still making stunning classical/gospel/blues/space-rock.
A year spent writing got the band out of the woods and back on gloriously abrasive form and, despite its uncertain beginnings, Heaven is a beacon of positivity.
We listened to Aphex Twin's long awaited Collapse EP
Radiohead affiliations, Mica Levi collaborations and Southbank residencies may catch the eye, but cellist, composer and producer Oliver Coates is a formidable artist in his own right.