Lion Babe // Album review

We listened to the new offering from the musical goddess Lion Babe, titled Cosmic Wind.

Hand Habits – Placeholder // Album Review

The tracks offer anything from rather close scrutiny of personal matters, to seeking comfort and reassurance.

Martha // Album Review

"a perfect slice of pop-punk perfection" We listened to the new Martha album.

Stella Donnelly – Beware Of The Dogs // Album Review

Lyrically, Beware of the Dogs bears Donnelly’s particular, wry demeanour as she astutely balances sharp wit alongside stark vulnerability, purveyed via her soaring vocals.

Karen O & Danger Mouse – Lux Prima // Album Review

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.

Weyes Blood – Titanic Rising // Album Review

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.

Sigrid – Sucker Punch // Album Review

There’s risk of not delivering when the time comes – but Sigrid's outdone herself.

Cyrene – Time To Pretend // EP Review

Cover artists are often looked down upon, but the artistry with which this debut EP has been crafted and with which Cyrene twists and turns through the lyrics has got to be a cause for credit and we endeavour to give credit where credit is due.

Ohtis – Curve Of Earth // Album Review

The eight-track LP paints a picture of hope, through examining the bleakest moments.

Jayda G – Significant Changes // Album Review

But, as ever, Jayda deals best in euphoria, as seen on the joyfully-hypnotic ‘Sunshine In The Valley’.

These New Puritans – Inside The Rose // Album Interview

Danny Wright gathered Gemma Samways and Thomas Hannan to discuss the band's welcome return.

Lafawndah – Ancestor Boy // Album Review

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 – When I Wake Up // Album Review

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.

American Football – LP3 // Album 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.

Orville Peck – Pony // Album Review

We review the forthcoming LP, Pony, from the enigmatic cowboy, Orville Peck.

Dave – Psychodrama // Album Review

Astute and personal, fearless and incisive, we listened to the number 1 album from Dave, Psychodrama.

Helado Negro – This Is How You Smile // Album Review

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.

The Comet Is Coming // Album Review

Can this album deliver on its promise to ‘answer universal questions with universal truths’ as its promotional guff claims? Perhaps not. But it’s certainly a damn fun ride along the way

CHAI – Punk // Album Review

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.

Girlpool – What Chaos Is Imaginary // Album Interview

Danny Wright gathered Stephanie Phillips and Kezia Cochrane together to talk all things What Chaos Is Imaginary.

Finn Andrews // Album Review

Finn Andrews has never been one to stray far from melancholy and heartache. Following the break down of a relationship and a much-needed escape to New Zealand, the release of his long-awaited solo debut, One Piece At A Time, provided him with a raw, unrestricted outlet for emotional expression and self-discovery.

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