Album Review: Pale Waves – Who Am I?

Pale Waves ditch the eighties style guitar riffs and sleek synths of their debut, and instead turn to the 2000's heyday of pop punk for its follow-up, Who Am I? Despite the record largely parroting this era...

Album Review: Beabadoobee – Fake It Flowers

Beatrice Laus better known as Beabadoobee has had a career path that would leave most heads spinning. This career path began from ‘Coffee’ the first song she wrote which went viral after being uploaded to Sound...

Album Review: Cabbage – Amanita Pantherina

Cabbage's previous releases were filled with rocket-rage, consisting of tracks that left your head fuzzy and your brain spinning. Their second studio album Amanita Pantherina with its delayed release, sees the ...

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: Fenne Lily: BREACH

This year has seen many of us being forced into an isolation of the type we have never experienced, bringing us many challenges both personally and professionally. Fenne Lily on the other hand is not new to thi...

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...

Album Review: Declan McKenna – Zeros

Declan McKenna’s second album, Zeros, is both retro and futuristic, heavily influenced by seventies icons but delivered with an intergalactic punch. “What do you think about the rocket I built?” McKenna sing...

Album Review: The Magic Gang – Death of the Party

After the release of their self titled debut in 2018, Brighton's The Magic Gang were riding a wave of plaudits going into the recording of their second album Death of the Party. While their optimism may have be...