The confidence from Porches on Pool is striking in comparison to what has come before; if this meticulous process continues to result in brave, beguiling records such as this one, long may it continue
an impressive compilation of smooth vocal work, laid-back rhythms and dreamy guitars.
The Saskatchewan-raised multi-instrumentalist returns with another set of amusingly gloomy character studies, only this time he’s turned his glass-half-empty outlook to parties
Remember when cloud rap was a thing? If so, you're probably familiar with producer Clams Casino.
If you love a strummed acoustic, a catchy hook and a clever turn of phrase these thirteen songs will impress
With more ruthless editing Maidza’s debut might have been great; as it is, Tkay is a strong foundation on which to build upon
Sci-fi productions glitter throughout, but melodically, it simply lacks.
A record that mostly is heavy, dense and incredibly minimalistic, yet still uproarious as far as ambient music goes.
This is pop music filtered through a shimmering, melancholic gauze.
Something tightly wound, more experimental and, dare we say it, sonically up-tempo.
Equal parts thoughtful to reckless, Sløtface triumph with a blowout of fiercely fun pop tunes.
Whereas her 2015 debut focused almost entirely around just Baker and her guitar, here the 21-year-old reaches new expansive heights.
Inspired by folk greats and 90s feminist punk, the record marries a ton of emotion with bold collages of spiky guitars.
Essentially, he's the last musician you'd go to for light relief, and yet this new record was designed to "make people happy and spread peace."
With subversive experimental electronic influences and lyricism exploring themes of race, militancy and religion, GAIKA's new album presents a powerful and resonant depiction of the modern state we live in.
A year spent writing got the band out of the woods and back on gloriously abrasive form and, despite its uncertain beginnings, Heaven is a beacon of positivity.
Early single, ‘Woman’, is a feisty and powerful mid-album interlude, while lighter cuts ‘Turn The Light’, with its funky bassline, and the softly crackly ‘Reveries’ tell of daydreams, intimacy and adventure.
Run Around The Sun sees the band playing on themes of insecurity, loneliness and resilience.
"After almost a decade in the dark, the band’s future feels brighter than ever – let’s only hope album four arrives a little more hastily" - we review the new record from Friendly Fires.
It's not all for dancing, nor is all of it melancholic enough for simply contemplating; Floating Points - aka Sam Shepherd - flits between experimental techno, transcendent house and dark ambiance to reach the recesses of the human brain.
After a five-year hiatus, Tom Jenkinson revives his Squarepusher project for an LP that could have been named by an AI.