It doesn’t make Lacuna’s songs innately distinct. This is a good record from a band who’ll soon create something better.
Wampire's element of psychedelia-tinged surprise is gone, meaning their songs can't just get by on goofball charm
Pond's latest effort is focused and concise, brimming with glam warmth. Perth's psychedelic coterie has your mind.
one more deliberate and gradual step forward for one of contemporary music’s most assured and consistently remarkable artists.
Themed around the frailty - and subsequent decay - of the human body, Dumb Flesh is an intensely physical, frequently merciless, listening experience
There’s not a single dud song in the set and there’s nothing premeditated about it. Leon, you’re all soul.
The “fuck the system!” attitude of Pilot is inherently satisfying, even if the sentiment feels twee when viewed through 2015’s apathetic eye.
Deerhunter have matured well, Fading Frontier is one of the best releases this year - as wildly inventive as they've ever been
Guess what? Sweden’s making progressive, yet entirely infectious pop music. Nothing new then.
Brutal techno beats, fleeting chordal swells and Karl Hyde’s agitated torrent-of-consciousness remains a loose template for Underworld’s best work into their seventh album
It’s a fun record to listen to, with some big choruses and a refreshing vocal delivery throughout.
The dizzying knot of complex riffs and intricate time signatures remains, but Disappointment Island bristles with a playfulness not heard before
The release showcases the fluidity of her vocal, at home driven by a drumbeat and immersive synths.
Boo Boo is as widescreen and elastic as pop albums get...
Joy offers a fusion of styles and ideas that results in a chamber techno boasting some rather atmospheric and intriguing sonic combinations
!!!’s work has always been political, but here on Shake the Shudder the focus becomes more personal and self-reflective.
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No matter what mood Rolling Blackouts C.F. are in, you'll want to weather the storm with them.
As bold and as confident a record The Echo of Pleasure is, it does begin to blur in to one on repeat listens.
Danny Wright, Thomas Hannan and Dave Rowlinson conduct some pretty serious analysis.
Blood is their second album - the follow up to 2013's Woman – and it's a cathartic narrative that makes your heart hurt and soar in equal measure.