Album Review: Wolf Alice – Blue Weekend

By the time a third album comes along, you often hope the artist has mixed it up a bit, taken a risk. Wolf Alice have not done so on Blue Weekend. But what the London band have done (and done masterfully), is f...
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Album Review: James – All The Colours Of You

Since the release of 'Sit Down', one of the most seminal tracks of the nineties,  James have released a staggering 15 studio albums – an especially impressive feat when you consider the band had a six-year hiat...

Album Review: Squid – Bright Green Field

With Bright Green Field, Squid wipe the slate clean, destroying any preconception of them as a 'post-punk' band, before shattering the slate entirely to create an uncompromising mosaic of influences and excitin...

Album Review: Róisín Murphy’ – Róisín Machine

Ten years in the making, Róisín Murphy’s fifth studio album, Róisín Machine is Murphy's sharpest record to date created in partnership with the Sheffield based producer, Parrot, aka Crooked Man, aka Richard Bar...

Album Review: IDLES – Ultra Mono

Ultra Mono has been released into a universe far removed from when IDLES released the acclaimed Joy as an Act of Resistance (our record of the year in 2018). As the world around them has plunged further into ch...

Album Review: Sunship Balloon – Everywhen

Daniel Haggis and Tord Øverland Knudsen have enjoyed success with The Wombats including a stream of iconic indie tracks which are cemented into the minds of a generation. Their new project Sunship Balloon, with...

Album Review: Everything Everything: RE-ANIMATOR

If any band were going to sonically elucidate an obscure psychological theory involving the proposed breakdown of the lateralization of brain functioning marked by the collapse of the Bronze Age... naturally it...

EP Review: The Japanese House – Chewing Cotton Wool

Visionary pop aficionado Amber Bain, better knows as The Japanese House, returns with Chewing Cotton Wool, a four track EP, her first release since her debut album Good at Falling from last year. This format i...

Album Review: Georgie – At Home

At Home was released just prior to one of the hottest weekends of the year. With its chilled, breezy melodies Georgie's debut album is an understated companion to these searing temperatures. The Mansfield singe...

Album Review: Glass Animals – Dreamland

When Glass Animals swept onto the scene in 2014 with ZABA their leisurely debut album, frontman Dave Bayley’s mind was submerged somewhere deep in the jungle. His nonsensical lyrics, rain forest synths, and 'pe...