Hot Chip – Why Make Sense // Album Review

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

How To Dress Well – Care // Album Review

Care is something exciting, a record that forgoes the all-too-familiar myopic synth pop pastiche

Micachu & The Shapes – Good Sad Happy Bad // Album Review

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

Loraine James – Hmm // EP Review

"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 – Understanding and Everything Else // Album Review

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

FKA Twigs – Magdalene // Album Interview

Worth the wait? Danny Wright decides with Thomas Hannan and Stephanie Phillips.

Angel Olsen – All Mirrors // Album Review

"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.

Lontalius – I’ll Forget 17 // Album Review

I’ll Forget 17 achieves something miraculous; tapping into the collective consciousness of teens past, present and future

Tommy Genesis – Tommy Genesis // Album Review

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.

Willis Earl Beal – Noctunes // Album Review

Noctunes is intriguing enough in its off kilter lullabies to transport you through one listen if nothing more

Kissaway Trail – Breach // Album Review

The momentum of the early tracks threatens to send the album firmly stratospheric, and the relentlessness does begin to lose its appeal mid-album.

Frog – Kind of Blah // Album Review

an intangible and indescribable quality which makes it far more than the sum of it’s deeply original and often highly dishevelled parts.

Cults – Static // Album Review

You may have been forgiven for thinking that Cults' main ambition in life was to use their songs to sell cider.

The Phoenix Foundation – Give Up Your Dreams // Album Review

Give Up Your Dreams is too smart, experimental and rhythmic to be wholly tamed by processed sheen

Wolf Alice – Blush EP // EP Review

their ability to make gentle, beautiful yet heavy songs, every track here has something different about it and leaves the listener wanting more

George FitzGerald – All That Must Be // Album Review

All The Must Be isn’t by any means a classic; it's a huge step in what was already the right direction.

The Goon Sax – Up To Anything // Album Review

a record which is both mightily accomplished and manages to effortlessly navigate the naiveties and pitfalls of youth.

Autechre – L-event // EP Review

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.

The Goon Sax – We’re Not Talking // Album Review

It feels like Beat Happening locked in Antipodean adolescence, while there are shades of The Pastels' early minimalism, too.

Lost Girls – FEELING // EP Review

Open and somehow undemanding in its complexity, the shapeshifting nature of FEELING asks the listener to become lost in its textures.

St Vincent – St Vincent // Album Review

Collaborating with David Byrne should be a hard act to follow, but Clark's fourth solo album totally raises the bar.

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