Spectres – Dead // Album Review

Curious though Dead’s concept is, it’s exactly that which somewhat excuses its shortcomings

Sohn – Tremors // Album Review

Tremors is a collection of work that wrestles the listener into submission; as dark and powerful as it is passionate and beautiful

Menace Beach – Super Transporterreum // EP Review

We’re still not sure what a transporterreum is, but this ones’ pretty darn super, that much is certain.

KOKOKO! – Fongola // Album Review

How often in life are we wholly, heart-stirringly stimulated? To be fuelled and fulfilled at the same time is an indulgence reserved for those...

St Vincent – MASSEDUCTION // Album Review

Kate Solomon and Hassan Anderson deconstruct Annie Clark's latest LP.

Courtney Barnett // Album Review

Take an in depth look into Courtney Barnett's new album 'Tell Me How You Really Feel'.

Big Thief – Two Hands // Album Review

If their last record, the dreamy, crepuscular U.F.O.F., isn’t already primed for your end-of-year list, then its decidedly earthier companion, Two Hands will surely take its place.

Cymbals Eat Guitars – Pretty Years // Album Review

Pretty Years finds Cymbals Eat Guitars continuing their journey as one of the best rock acts around

Her’s – Songs of Her’s // Album Review

This round up of their material so far adds another dimension to the band’s spritely sound and shows off their ability to pen an earworm in whatever guise.
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American Wrestlers – Goodbye Terrible Youth // Album Review

For all the influences this album so clearly wears on its sleeve, there’s no doubt to the amount of love and passion McClure has pouring through

TR/ST – The Destroyer 2 // Album Review

Musical direction differs from that of his past, but by incorporating raw, truthful elements into his music, Alfons has created an inspiring record – and his most consistent to date.

Gaz Coombes – Matador // Album Review

Full of techniques only successfully deployed by the most gifted composers. Coombes has made his claim.

Saint Sister – Shape Of Silence // Album Review

The Dublin-based duo drift across 12 tracks, wisps of sound that pit opaque electronics against the inherent mysticism of Irish traditional music.

Yung – Alter // EP Review

Veering between regal acoustic jangles and epic shout-along choruses with clarion-calling urgency.

Swervedriver – Future Ruins // Album Review

Sadly, Swervedriver 2.0 won’t trouble their status as criminally overlooked indie behemoths of the early 90s.

Anna Meredith – Anno // Album Review

Anno is a complex listen that demands absolute attention from the listener in its frantic strings and dramatic crescendos.

Blanck Mass – World Eater // Album Review

Top-heavy with dense electronica, a subdued sonic sensibility and clean production wrangle sanity back from the brink in a considered second act.

Review // Gold & Youth – Beyond Wilderness

Arts & Crafts // May 14th Canadians Gold & Youth make lovely, dreamy electronic music. Guitarist and singer Murray McKenzie has a deep, powerful voice...

Willis Earl Beal – Noctunes // Album Review

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

To Rococo Rot – Instrument // Album Review

Instruments finds the Berlin trio in a surprisingly relaxed and inspired mood, recalling Tortoise at their very best

Cyrene – Wicked Game // Review

We listened to the third release from the illusive, faceless folk newcomer, Cyrene. “It’s strange what desire will make foolish people do” Last week, ‘Wicked Game’,...

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