For all its difficult elements, or perhaps because of them, Animism is genuinely an adventure. An album unlike anything you'll hear all year
The band's first effort for Bella Union is simply gorgeous; mission accomplished.
There is life after the Smith Westerns, and it’s sounding pretty darn sweet.
As poignant and expertly detailed as it is consistently lovely.
Lou Rhodes' fourth album reminds us of humanity’s incessant taste for the tragic, even among all this love
By finding the light to their shade, The Wytches have added a new dimension to their already powerful sound
Detractors will say it‘s all triggers and software, but it’s hard to deny Colossal Squid’s intelligent design
Columbia/Sony // September 17th Not quite the sales catastrophe their record label had feared, MGMT's self-styled 'anti-commercial' second album 'Congratulations' appears to have emboldened the...
Any self-respecting supermarket plays incidental music. If supermarkets played as mesmeric, non-incidental music as the content of W.H. Lung’s Incidental Music, then arguably more people would go shopping.
Melnyk is one pianist that could outmanoeuvre Nils Frahm in a thumb-wrestling contest.
On Kalevi's self titled debut, synth pop and disco sit next to lounge-y psychedelia, melding diverse influences ranging from techno to eighties pop and post-punk into a cohesive sound
Displaying the strength in the history of the oppressed, sampling James Baldwin, celebrating Serena and Venus Williams, Naru works to educate and inform as she raps and rhymes within the intricate instrumentation.
Forming a tapestry of ambient hymnal pieces harking to a destructive crescendo
The E.P has so far received a fair amount of attention, and with just one listen you immediately begin to see why.
Rejection, hope, despair and all the usual common grievances of being in your late twenties/early thirties are a persistent theme on Hide and Seek
“There’s so much more to life, than all these wastes of time” sings Cothran and, other than ‘New Alhambra’’s superior bookends, it’s an apt sentiment here.
While there are no happy endings for these flawed boy kings, it’s an apocalyptic vision you can dance to
...Jacklin's latest release Crushing is an emotive time-capsule that solidifies the singer's identity and radiates an impeccable sense of self- assurance.
Modular // 5th August There’s something very charming about the ramshackle and raw edge that a Pond record tends to exhibit. That’s not to say...