Lorde – Melodrama // Album Review

Lorde's new album full of heartbreak and Melodrama reviewed by Rhian Daly

Beirut – No No No // Album Review

No No No is an intelligent, wholly satisfying work from a group increasingly impossible not to love

Kelly Lee Owens – Kelly Lee Owens // Album Review

A stargazer's fantasy of club music, intended for escapism and immersion through detail-rich layers.

Tony Allen – Film Of Life // Album Review

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

Brandon Can’t Dance – Graveyard of Good Times // Album Review

Graveyard of Good Times is a likeable release that turns its half-baked moments into opportunities for insight.

Review // James Holden – The Inheritors

Border Community // June 17th There’s a fine line between beauty and chaos. Think Jackson Pollock, think Picasso, think Lindsey Lohan. Visionaries who blurred the edge of...

Summer Camp – Beyond Clueless // Album Review

Incredibly un-Summer Camp, but the duo adapt to their soundtrack duty on Beyond Clueless with enviable ease

Field Mouse – Episodic // Album Review

Field Mouse are a band that sound comfortable in their own skin on their second record, fashioning a fervent indie-rock groove delivered with genuine sincerity that positions itself as an important piece of work in their early career.

Comet Gain – Paperback Ghosts // Album Review

Paperback Ghosts is an enchanting album of “lost souls… holding on to life,” and lord knows, that speaks to us all

Review // Fuck Buttons – Slow Focus

ATP Recordings // July 22nd After soundtracking the Olympics opening ceremony there might have been some pressure on Andrew Hung and Benjamin John Power to...

Toothless – The Pace of the Passing // Album Review

It’s all too easy to make some pun surrounding Nash's chosen name for the project, but the truth is The Pace of the Passing doesn’t do enough to truly sink its teeth into you.

Monster Rally & Jay Stone – Foreign Pedestrians // Album Review

Monster Rally is about escapism; cut’n’paste beats creating collaged instrumental tour guides to places far flung from the metropolis you’re hunkered down in

Cerebral Ballzy – Jaded & Faded // Album Review

Jaded & Faded isn’t for the feebly inclined, but if you’re after a band with serious ‘ballz’ then you’ve found your guys

Witching Waves – Crystal Cafe // Album Review

As unchallenging as it is, there can never be enough good pop records in the world.

Royal Trux – White Stuff // Album Review

Album of the year? Fucked if I know. But, yeah. Maybe.

Rhodes – Wishes // Album Review

Wishes may not be a perfect debut, but it remains an impressive collection of tracks, and one which, at its finest moments, showcases the initial sparks of a truly undeniable talent.

Review // The Knife – Shaking The Habitual

Rabid // April 8th It's been seven years since their last album, and Karin and Olof have never been so welcome. Following on from 2006's...

Holly Herndon – Platform // Album Review

Platform is a beguiling attempt to fuse woman and machine through a disorienting computerised quagmire that is disarmingly frank, weird and oddly compelling

Africa Express – EGOLI // Album Review

...it’s jam-packed, fizzing over with the electricity of South Africa in ‘City in Lights’, languishing in the sunshine of ‘Where Will This Lead Us To?’ and fighting revolutions in ‘Africa To The World’.

Femme – Debutante // Album Review

It’s a fun record to listen to, with some big choruses and a refreshing vocal delivery throughout.

Kero Kero Bonito – Bonito Generation // Album Review

"There’s not much to work out here, just sugar-coated pop banger after sugar-coated pop banger to become addicted to."

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