Woahnows' melodies are mainstream-baiting, the hooks relentlessly catchy, all without sacrificing the loose, chaotic and joyful tone at the heart of their earnest punk racket
A triumphant record of fuzz-laden bright melodies and nods towards that pre-9/11 era when everything was fun and chill
It Must Be Grubs is informed by the louder aspects of indie pop, with a propensity for melody; the sound of someone about to let loose at any given moment
It seems fitting that the title track demonstrates the band’s rapidly developing sound, all meticulously arranged group harmonies and whirring guitars. Trust Fund still gets you, you’re just going to have to share him with a lot more fans.
This is far more ambitious fare than The Range's last outing; lingering juggernauts with a battered heart at their core
So utterly flooring it’s hard not to be mesmerised at the sheer deftness of it all.
Ultimately it’s dark and dense, but also inspiring and hopeful.
Nothing’s Real she says, but out of unreal early attention we find a very real artist indeed
Really, STTY manages to be heavier and lighter than anything they've done.
With his often deadpan delivery, and always sharp lyrics, Strang captivates and charms with less than cheery subject matter.
Resolutely listenable and thrillingly contemporary from start to finish, only the most habitual of cynics will deny The Lemon Twigs have made something interesting
Liza Violet and Ryan Needham’s second album still packs the same punch, but this time it's more refined, like a boxer who’s spent hours in the gym instead of scrapping on street corners
Los Campesinos! are back and thankfully, they’re on full- throttle form.
A worthy addition to both the American dream-pop and post-country genres.
There's a brooding darkness encircling this debut set, that's part inspired by her heroes PJ Harvey, Portishead and Blonde Redhead.
...The House finds Aaron Maine enlisting alternative music's craftiest chameleons (Alex G, Dev Hynes) to create a meditative record that's beholden to the dancefloor.
Danny Wright brings Gemma Samways and Lee Wakefield together to discuss the farewell of a beloved band.
Open and somehow undemanding in its complexity, the shapeshifting nature of FEELING asks the listener to become lost in its textures.
Isolation feels like a project of love, as it glides across genres, dropping hit singles along the way.
The duo have created a wild landscape where you forget where you’ve been and can’t see where you’re going.
For the most part, a beautiful hushed- vocals-over-acoustics aesthetic abounds.