"Continental Drift offers a collection of songs to make your heart soar and your feet move, like all the best pop music should"
Rips is a self-reflective litany of personal failings; a stream of consciousness on frustrations with self and society.
Ambivalence is an unpredictable listen that serves to highlight Hayashi's class as a DJ, but also more than hints at a musician capable of turning in coherent and fascinating albums.
Boat bursts open with sharp single, ‘Daddy Issues’, and like a reliable employee delivers big chorus after big chorus.
Sire Records // June 11th Surfer Blood's long awaited follow-up to 2010's spectacular surf rock debut 'Astro Coast' is thoroughly enjoyable. Some of the raw...
For all its acerbic political critiques, Joyless has all the depth and focus of a GCSE Politics class run by Just Jack
For early detractors it was easy to dismiss Rolo Tomassi as a curio, but the group have had time to mature and metamorphose into a more nuanced beast.
A triumphant record of fuzz-laden bright melodies and nods towards that pre-9/11 era when everything was fun and chill
The material is claustrophobic – it's The Twilight Sad after all – yet a few moments of hope can distilled for those with the disposition to search through the darkness.
No No No is an intelligent, wholly satisfying work from a group increasingly impossible not to love
a delectable charm of spacious, electronically charged subtleness that strongly suggests that her next album could be a real treat.
There’s sanctuary and hope offered in this album, and you’d be foolish to not accept it
There is life after the Smith Westerns, and it’s sounding pretty darn sweet.
In its exploration of the place between agitated commotion and blissed-out contentment, Flyaway Garden makes the blurry middle sound like a damn fine place to be
Abbott provides the brooding sonic ballast with his synthesizers, while Wyllie and Pike thoughtfully duck and dive around each other.
Bella Union - September 7th The endlessly ambiguous category of ‘alternative rock’ has become, to say the least, over-saturated in recent years. Through the incredible...
All of the contradictory elements seem to complement each other enough to prevent it from sounding confused, instead resulting in an impressive step forward
What's out there? No one knows.
Though Next Thing might be less immediate than the sweet and melodic indie pop charm of its predecessor, make no mistake, it’s no less brilliant
While UMO's fourth album exhibits some of the bleaker elements of life in 2018, it tries to do so in a slick of upbeat, psychedelic disco.
Georgia’s long player is a startlingly brilliant debut: organic, fiercely so, and bristling with swaggering arrogance.