Hot Chip's sixth LP is kind of catchy and succeeds in production quality, but if you were hoping for something a little more innovative, then you’ll be pretty disappointed
Care is something exciting, a record that forgoes the all-too-familiar myopic synth pop pastiche
Hooks are there, but they're problematic, yet the overall lesson is there's still merit in a genius taking things far less seriously than their audience
"Hmm offers us a more nuanced set of emotions: one that harnesses the promise of future shared moments and yet centres on a feeling of nostalgia"
Woahnows' melodies are mainstream-baiting, the hooks relentlessly catchy, all without sacrificing the loose, chaotic and joyful tone at the heart of their earnest punk racket
Worth the wait? Danny Wright decides with Thomas Hannan and Stephanie Phillips.
"On her fourth full-length album All Mirrors Angel Olsen seems to take a more pared-back approach" - Francesca Baker reviews Angel Olsen's new record.
I’ll Forget 17 achieves something miraculous; tapping into the collective consciousness of teens past, present and future
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.
Noctunes is intriguing enough in its off kilter lullabies to transport you through one listen if nothing more
The momentum of the early tracks threatens to send the album firmly stratospheric, and the relentlessness does begin to lose its appeal mid-album.
an intangible and indescribable quality which makes it far more than the sum of it’s deeply original and often highly dishevelled parts.
You may have been forgiven for thinking that Cults' main ambition in life was to use their songs to sell cider.
Give Up Your Dreams is too smart, experimental and rhythmic to be wholly tamed by processed sheen
their ability to make gentle, beautiful yet heavy songs, every track here has something different about it and leaves the listener wanting more
All The Must Be isn’t by any means a classic; it's a huge step in what was already the right direction.
a record which is both mightily accomplished and manages to effortlessly navigate the naiveties and pitfalls of youth.
Rob Brown and Sean Booth take up just where they left off on Exai with this new EP, featuring four tracks splayed out over 26 minutes.
It feels like Beat Happening locked in Antipodean adolescence, while there are shades of The Pastels' early minimalism, too.
Open and somehow undemanding in its complexity, the shapeshifting nature of FEELING asks the listener to become lost in its textures.
Collaborating with David Byrne should be a hard act to follow, but Clark's fourth solo album totally raises the bar.