Full of sci-fi waltzes and intricate samples layered beneath tongue-in-cheek hooks and hefty basslines, Transmission Suite is understated, disjointed and masterful.
Although the results are a bit too eclectic and random at times to feel like a well-rounded album, you get the sense with ShitKid that’s the sort of thing they wanted you to expect.
"Williams made the album together with her self-proclaimed “chosen family” which is most likely the reason behind the album’s organic yet confident sound."
Island // 29th July It seems like an awfully long time has passed since Aluna Francis and George Reid emerged online to a cloud of...
It glistens beneath a sugary pop coating, but it’s worth so much more than that. It writhes, it spits, it’s alive.
It's the sound of an incredibly versatile and uniquely creative musician maturing into the fully assured author
Flitting from jangly pop to country Americana and underpinned by garage roots, House Of Spirits works as a collection of good songs, but as an album?
Their self-penned description of ‘Surf Doom’ seems spot on; a tangled mess of reverb and distortion,
While At Bay's songs tend to meld into one, there's no doubt that The Wharves have a potential for greater exploration in the future
Dalton’s debut album is drawn together and contextualised by the presence of thoroughly brilliant songwriting throughout
Wand’s first album for In The Red is both a bittersweet disappointment and an experiment in fusion gone terribly awry
Horrors of 1999 is extreme music with extreme intent, whether you'll enjoy what you find is down to you
bringing retro new-wave and modern garage rock styles into perfect harmony, this is a record that traverses musical eras.
In All A Man Should Do, you remember why Lucero are respected by so many – not for their quantity in instruments, but for letting their music embody so many relatable aspects that aren’t coated in anything but the truth
Dregs is the concise account of a charming new band who are stepping softly into the limelight.
On Human Ceremony, Sunflower Bean have the perfect remedy for all those wintery indie heartaches
As unchallenging as it is, there can never be enough good pop records in the world.
It’s hard to diagnose the ailment 99.9% suffers from, but experience and stronger lyrical collaborations would go some way towards curing it
Montreal’s No Joy are sticking two fingers up at everyone that’s ever tried to pigeonhole them
It’s been four years since the release of their self-titled debut, but As Above So Below is worth the wait
Every Now & Then is beautifully textured in sublime layers of synth, rhythmic guitar and backbeat, creating glorious atmospheric dreampop.