But this record is less a riot, more a beautifully shuffling glide. A gorgeous, quiet album made in loud, confusing times.
Our review of Chaka Kahn's new album, Hello Happiness.
Intelligent and impeccably orchestrated pop, coloured with a retro tint
The Danish duo marry minimalistic drumbeats under delicate guitar resulting in an ethereal beauty that’s rare to find.
Full of sci-fi waltzes and intricate samples layered beneath tongue-in-cheek hooks and hefty basslines, Transmission Suite is understated, disjointed and masterful.
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
Album of the year? Fucked if I know. But, yeah. Maybe.
Cascine // Out Now East-coast-Americans Selebrities first came to prominence with their self-released 'Ladies Man Effect' EP in late 2010, and nearly 3 years later...
The Dublin-based duo drift across 12 tracks, wisps of sound that pit opaque electronics against the inherent mysticism of Irish traditional music.
4AD // March 18th Tales of heartbreak permeate Daughter's debut record; “I want him but we're not right”, Elena Tonra sings desperately on 'Smother', the...
Squaring up to The Japanese House, her songs are as sweet as sugar, especially when matched with her butter-wouldn’t-melt vocals that infuse upbeat indie with DIY electronica...
on reflection it seems like two and half years between albums, if anything, wasn't long enough.
There's not likely to be a better, more uplifting 42 minutes of electronic music released this year than In Colour, a fantastic record which makes a strong case for its author taking dominion over The xx's next album
No matter what mood Rolling Blackouts C.F. are in, you'll want to weather the storm with them.
Howling Owl Records // July 22nd Oliver Wilde has crafted something truly special. 'A Brief Introduction to Unnatural Lightyears' is a masterpiece - blending all...
the record jumps from groove-laden synth-pop to ambient minimalism in heartbeat
Delicate pianos are accompanied by little more than an analogue crackle, an occasional intake of breath or the imposing weight of a single bass note.
Whether it be an early morning train ride or a late night forest sabbatical, Archer has crafted ten tracks that are perfect for letting the mind wander to.
Drive North is a disjointed mishmash which ultimately gives off the impression that SWMRS’ don’t really know what they are.
It’s been four years since the release of their self-titled debut, but As Above So Below is worth the wait
Talk Tight fizzes with the urgency and confidence of a band more than ready to step up to the plate.