As bold and as confident a record The Echo of Pleasure is, it does begin to blur in to one on repeat listens.
Danny Wright, Thomas Hannan and Dave Rowlinson conduct some pretty serious analysis.
Blood is their second album - the follow up to 2013's Woman – and it's a cathartic narrative that makes your heart hurt and soar in equal measure.
No matter what mood Rolling Blackouts C.F. are in, you'll want to weather the storm with them.
Undoubtedly a phenomenal addition to the landslide of blistering pop records we've been blessed with in recent years, Tommy Genesis should reign somewhere near the top.
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.
Sadly, Swervedriver 2.0 won’t trouble their status as criminally overlooked indie behemoths of the early 90s.
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The momentum of the early tracks threatens to send the album firmly stratospheric, and the relentlessness does begin to lose its appeal mid-album.
Bombay Bicycle Club are a band that have constantly grown, stretched their wings and only now do they seem ready to take flight.
The balance between lightweight lo-fi and expansive alt-pop has been struck expertly, making Love a record to hold your hand during your more insular and solipsistic moments
V is an immersive but pretty damn trying listen, one that seems less interested in offering solutions for the downtrodden than it is in dragging them down with it
Film Of Life is a jaunty but profound update of the sound Tony Allen initially pioneered, with brash brass, slinking bass lines and dazzling polyrhythms present in abundance
a delectable charm of spacious, electronically charged subtleness that strongly suggests that her next album could be a real treat.
Eschar have plotted a journey through the stars on a rocket made of riffs.
heart-ravaged Du Blonde and has reconfigured her musical armoury into an angry melancholic spear with an edge that’s familiar, pop-wise, and in touch with her folky-melody roots
Gwenno relies on language and layering to deliver subtlety and depth, and it means her political messages will permeate stealthily
Ought’s 2014 breakthrough, More Than Any Other Day, wasn’t so much reviewed as exalted via encomia. Rightly so, and this ambitious follow-up is every bit as deserving of our plaudits
Their uncompromising drive for gnarly sound is challenging but the album refuses to degenerate into ugliness.
Talk Tight fizzes with the urgency and confidence of a band more than ready to step up to the plate.
Brutal techno beats, fleeting chordal swells and Karl Hyde’s agitated torrent-of-consciousness remains a loose template for Underworld’s best work into their seventh album