Introducing: Dot.s 
[caption id="attachment_40410" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dot.s[/caption] Few cities can claim to have contributed as much to the recent history ...more
Honeyblood grapple with fear and desire on In Plain Sight
Honeyblood’s third album, In Plain Sight, shows some hints of being a very good record indeed, but falls far short of realising its potential. Wheth...more
Lucy Rose gets her thoughts out on No Words Left  
No Words Left is the fourth album from Lucy Rose, and it’s a stark and dark collection of songs from a singer songwriter who's fast becoming known f...more
Ibibio Sound Machine return triumphant with Doko Mien
The last time we had the not-inconsiderable pleasure of covering Ibibio Sound Machine, we discussed the merits of the London-based 8-piece's approac...more
Bayonne resorts to not-so Drastic Measures
Bayonne’s Drastic Measures is a frustrating beast. It's shot through with moments of quality and accomplishment, promising much but ultimately faili...more
Mike Krol strikes some Power Chords
Power Chords huh? Well, we don’t think trading standards will be knocking round Mike Krol’s door any time soon. The album is rife with them, m’l...more
A different kind of loss with Crane Like the Bird
The project of Kyle Crane, Crane Like the Bird’s debut solo album is a bid to enter the prestigious pantheon of musicians who have come out of the s...more
Mansoor’s Albums of the Year 2018
Pitchfork-waving internet people: these are Album Reviews Sub Editor Mansoor Iqbal's picks for the best albums of 2018 - not DrunkenWerewolf's overa...more
Beans on Toast upholds tradition with A Bird in the Hand
If you don’t know the drill yet: every year on his birthday, Mr Beans on Toast of Essex puts out a new album. You can’t doubt his commitment to it...more
Motorama @ The Lexington, London, 20/10/2018
Someone’s conducting a study before the show, asking questions about Motorama, non-Anglophone lyrics, and - inevitably - the band’s native Russia....more