The New York noise-makers’ tightly wound debut frustrates and agitates alright, but that seems to be the point.
There is life after the Smith Westerns, and it’s sounding pretty darn sweet.
So utterly flooring it’s hard not to be mesmerised at the sheer deftness of it all.
Captivating to the point of obsession, LP1 breaks the enigma surrounding FKA Twigs in the most intriguing and beguilingly beautiful way possible
Angry as ever, while feeling more introspective and personal than previous efforts, Rise Against prove that a great collection of songs and a great album are two very different things
Taught and ambitious, Moyamoya is an album which instantly validates the buzz that has been building up around this band
Gnarwolves have created an album that is both progressive and nostalgic, showing genuine respect for their genre and its heritage,
They've simply never sounded more vital.
The gloriously off-kilter world of 2013's Amygdala is pressed into a more dancefloor-ready mould as Koze puts his hip hop and house roots back under the microscope.
Pratt's third album is that rare thing, where the music is so preternatural that it's almost impossible to understand how the musician got there.
Throaty, hushed vocals enveloped by dreamy guitars; a subtle hook based around some analogue, twinkly keys
New West Records - February 26th Aside from the introspective confessionals of the early Seventies West Coast folkies, has any musical generation sounded so glum?...
As introductions go, it’s more hesitant handshake than warm embrace but that’s okay – against all the odds, sir Was’ indecision makes for some spectacular tunes
Inji is a strange but beautiful beast, a glowing journey into a space, bizarre landscape, showing off an eccentric and inventive mind - one seemingly brimming with out-of-the-ordinary ideas
Album highlights 'You Will Not Die' and 'Presbyteria' are slow-burning, piano-led anthems that put tenderness at the forefront of the record; his pain is there, demanding to be heard, but it's resilient.
This frisky outlet for their inner-prog demons might allow The Flaming Lips to get back to those giant sad pop explosions that made us love them so much
From the nimble drumming to the rich layers of strings, no semiquaver goes unexamined.
Shot through with existential dread, Big Ups’ second album simmers with barely-contained rage
A disorientating but ultimately rewarding listen.
In truth, naming highlights on the second album from Traams is a losing game; there’s not a dud track amongst the eleven
Sharing songwriting and vocal responsibilities makes for a multifaceted and deeply personal record for each member. Delivered with such a joyful and infectious pop undercurrent, you can't go wrong