Childhood – Lacuna // Album Review

It doesn’t make Lacuna’s songs innately distinct. This is a good record from a band who’ll soon create something better.

Wampire – Bazaar // Album Review

Wampire's element of psychedelia-tinged surprise is gone, meaning their songs can't just get by on goofball charm

Pond – Man It Feels Like Space Again // Album Review

Pond's latest effort is focused and concise, brimming with glam warmth. Perth's psychedelic coterie has your mind.

Laura Marling – Short Movie // Album Review

one more deliberate and gradual step forward for one of contemporary music’s most assured and consistently remarkable artists.

Blanck Mass – Dumb Flesh // Album Review

Themed around the frailty - and subsequent decay - of the human body, Dumb Flesh is an intensely physical, frequently merciless, listening experience

Leon Bridges – Coming Home // Album Review

There’s not a single dud song in the set and there’s nothing premeditated about it. Leon, you’re all soul.

Lags – Pilot // Album Review

The “fuck the system!” attitude of Pilot is inherently satisfying, even if the sentiment feels twee when viewed through 2015’s apathetic eye.

Deerhunter – Fading Frontier // Album Review

Deerhunter have matured well, Fading Frontier is one of the best releases this year - as wildly inventive as they've ever been

Kate Boy – ONE // Album Review

Guess what? Sweden’s making progressive, yet entirely infectious pop music. Nothing new then.

Underworld – Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future

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

Femme – Debutante // Album Review

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

TTNG – Disappointment Island // Album Review

The dizzying knot of complex riffs and intricate time signatures remains, but Disappointment Island bristles with a playfulness not heard before

Marin – Only Echoes // EP Review

The release showcases the fluidity of her vocal, at home driven by a drumbeat and immersive synths.

Toro y Moi – Boo Boo // Album Review

Boo Boo is as widescreen and elastic as pop albums get...

Brandt Brauer Frick – Joy // Album Review

Joy offers a fusion of styles and ideas that results in a chamber techno boasting some rather atmospheric and intriguing sonic combinations

!!! – Shake the Shudder // Album Review

!!!’s work has always been political, but here on Shake the Shudder the focus becomes more personal and self-reflective.

Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer // Album Review

Tim Hakki reviews Stormzy Gang Signs and Prayer

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Hope Downs // Album Review

No matter what mood Rolling Blackouts C.F. are in, you'll want to weather the storm with them.

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – The Echo of Pleasure // Album...

As bold and as confident a record The Echo of Pleasure is, it does begin to blur in to one on repeat listens.

Mavis Staples – If All I Was Was Black // Album Review

Danny Wright, Thomas Hannan and Dave Rowlinson conduct some pretty serious analysis.

RHYE – BLOOD // Album Review

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.

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