The Wytches – Annabel Dream Reader // Album Review

Their self-penned description of ‘Surf Doom’ seems spot on; a tangled mess of reverb and distortion,

Les Sins – Michael // Album Review

Michael pogoes its way gleefully through a universe of displaced dance music influences, and more often than not comes out smiling

Public Service Broadcasting – The Race For Space // Album Review

PSB's ambient electro-rock leans too heavily on the gravitas of the archive speech, and serves mainly as thematic backing

Lapalux – Lustmore // Album Review

Lustmore makes for an absorbing, late-night affair, and sees Lapalux move closer still to stepping outside FlyLo's shadow

The Catenary Wires – Red Red Skies // Album Review

Indie pop royalty Amelia Fletcher and Rob Pursey depart from their usual predilection for fuzzy 60s girl­group hooks on mini-album Red Red Skies and replace it with a more gentle, melancholy sound

Georgia – Georgia // Album Review

Georgia’s long player is a startlingly brilliant debut: organic, fiercely so, and bristling with swaggering arrogance.

Rhodes – Wishes // Album Review

Wishes may not be a perfect debut, but it remains an impressive collection of tracks, and one that, at its finest moments, showcases the initial sparks of a truly undeniable talent

Yak – No // EP Review

It’s a suitably enthralling ending to the latest attention-grabbing release from a band the pieces of whose puzzle we’re beginning to put together.

Tuff Love – Resort // Album Review

It may be a compilation by definition, but Resort is as cohesive and, crucially, infectious as any great debut album should be.

PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project // Album Review

The wraith-like airiness that clung to PJ Harvey's last LP has been replaced by melodies that feel more urgent, and that are unafraid to embrace dissonance

Minor Victories – Minor Victories // Album Review

It’s probably less than the sum of its parts overall, but lower your expectations and Minor Victories is an interesting proposition nonetheless

Sanford Parker – Lash Back // Album Review

Lashing back? Or just lashing out? It’s not entirely clear who’s giving or receiving here – but it’s a pummelling either way

PARTYBABY – The Golden Age Of Bullshit // Album Review

The LA good-time-bringers’ debut album may have been surprise released, but the strength of its contents is no less than expected.

Billie Marten – Writing Of Blues And Yellows // Album Review

Listening to Writing Of Blues And Yellows, it’s really no surprise that Billie Marten has been doing this since the age of eight

Katie Gately – Color // Album Review

Gately’s irrepressible enthusiasm provides an infectious energy that runs throughout this playful debut set

King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard – Flying Microtonal Banana // Album Review

A curious taste of what might come next, and just so happens to serve as a suitably bleak accompaniment to the utter state of the world.

Kelly Lee Owens – Kelly Lee Owens // Album Review

A stargazer's fantasy of club music, intended for escapism and immersion through detail-rich layers.

CYMBALS – Light In Your Mind // Album Review

This is CYMBALS relaxing into their identity, breaking down barriers and seeking new beginnings.

Alex Cameron – Forced Witness // Album Review

Cameron's morphed into character again, but the world this time around is a much murkier one.

John Maus – Screen Memories // Album Review

Like with all Maus albums it feels as if you are seeing a vast, dystopic cityscape in the reflection of a river, so that nothing is distinct but all is more beautiful for it.

No Age – Snares Like A Haircut // Album Review

With all the jittery unease and anxious nervous energy that currently pervades the world, it feels like these times are calling for a band like No Age.

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