Album Reviews

Sunflower Bean turn Twentytwo in Blue
Get your party hats out; each member of Sunflower Bean has reached the ripe old age of 22. With it, they’ve released their second album, Twentytwo i...more
Gengahr flourish with Where Wildness Grows
Gengahr return for more shimmery, summery soundscapes with long-awaited follow up, Where Wildness Grows. Having covered light and airy dream-pop with ...more
Titus Andronicus return in a glory of flames with A Productive Cough
It’s funny. A Productive Cough is ostensibly the least punk thing that Titus Andronicus have put out in their 10-year career. And yet we need only ...more
Anna von Hausswolff heckles the deceased on Dead Magic
Swedish singer, pianist, organist and necromancer, Anna Michaela Ebba Electra von Hausswolff, catapults fear into the heart of living, with grace and ...more
Ought return with Room Inside the World
Ought are miles beyond making the decision between 2% and whole milk. More than Any Other Day was the first time we got up close and personal with Tim...more
The Orielles keep it lo-fi for Silver Dollar Moment
The Orielles have been on the lips of industry insiders since the release of their debut EP Jobin back in 2016. Perhaps it’s down to their label: H...more
The luminous dream pop of Lowtide’s Southern Mind
The new album from Melbourne's Lowtide, Southern Mind, is an airy daydream filled with luminous pop and melancholy shoegaze that creates a hypnotic co...more
Wild Beasts say their goodbyes with Last Night All My Dreams Came True
It’s with a heavy heart that we saw Wild Beasts announce their dismemberment back in September. It seems there’s been no big bust-up, and no overb...more
Alela Diane explores motherhood on Cusp
There has always been a medicinal quality to Alela Diane's music, specifically her voice, but on Cusp she takes the cathartic elements of her work a...more
Why an essay of context is required for Susanna’s Go Dig My Grave
Context is an important beast. Listen to Susanna Wallumrød's new album Go Dig My Grave without it, and the Norwegian - who this time is joined by S...more