Wampire - Curiosity Polyvinyl Records // May 14th If ‘Curiosity’ is a welding job of big-hitting indierock influences from the other side of The Atlantic, it’s...
Bella Union - September 7th The endlessly ambiguous category of ‘alternative rock’ has become, to say the least, over-saturated in recent years. Through the incredible...
as with 2011’s Hardcore Will Never Die…, it fails to break the sonic conventions that once marked them out as such a significant force in the world of post-rock.
It's Oceaán's world, but the fractured beats make it seem magnificently alien at times.
the title referring to a mythical land of eternal sunshine, Hyperborea plays like a sonic odyssey; a quick fire tour of the globe
While undoubtedly harder work than its predecessor, stick with Wonder Where We Land and you’ll get brilliantly lost in SBTRKT's wonderful world
Armed only with some instruments and a bucketful of reverb, Panda Bear fends off the reaper with a collection of angelic, echoing songs. The death (of blissful electronic music) has been averted again.
The tendency to mention Tobias Jesso Jr’s personal misfortunes when assessing his music often obstructs the fact that it’s extremely derivative.
Django Django have created another mellowed but rich, meritorious art-rock masterpiece.
Bones is an unpredictable and expertly-crafted album by an artist at his peak... at the heart of this record are ornate, beautiful songs with moments that stop you in your tracks
Dan Bejar is not aiming for world domination on Poison Season – he’s refining his audience
A break-neck, post-modern venture down the aisles of garage, surf and post punk, it sounds like a secretly recorded surf album by Devo.
It’s electronic drone metal for the dancefloor, with trumpets. It’s the soundtrack to a non-existent film about contracting STDs from tantric sex with robots. It’s terrifying. Listen to it, now.
The barrage of banging metronomic grooves and water-based samples are softened with a variety of other truly alien, yet intriguing, sonic oddities
Though Next Thing might be less immediate than the sweet and melodic indie pop charm of its predecessor, make no mistake, it’s no less brilliant
Delicate pianos are accompanied by little more than an analogue crackle, an occasional intake of breath or the imposing weight of a single bass note.
Boys Forever is a fascinating release that blends melancholic lyrics with a contradictory cheerfulness – certainly marking ‘one to watch’ in 2017.
Woah Dad! - August 26th Swedish psych outfit Hashish, headed by Subliminal Sounds honcho Stefan Kéry, bring us their debut full-length A Product Of. If...
Middling is the undoubted sound of suburban reflection, pondering relationships and our place in the world.
Transition is the key word here, not revolution.
Top-heavy with dense electronica, a subdued sonic sensibility and clean production wrangle sanity back from the brink in a considered second act.