EP Reviews

Dream Wife ignite incendiary Fire EP
What happens when three astrological fire signs take to their instruments to create? The answer is a combustion of bright, energetic, incendiary sound...more
Basement Revolver and the importance of character narratives
"Tree Trunks", "Mountains", "Bread and Wine"... With one exception, the titles on the new Agatha EP from Basement Revolver set the perfect scene of...more
The Coathangers bring punk diversity to Parasite EP
What does punk rock mean in 2017? It's not that straightforward a question. We've already seen a multitude of interpretations, from the more musically...more
Peaness are genuinely exhilarating on Are You Sure?
Chester indie pop trio Peaness celebrate their signing to Alcopop! Records with the release of their new Are You Sure? EP. And it's an absolute doozy....more
Skating Polly combine serenity and rage on New Trick EP
Skating Polly have never been ones to hide their influences. From the off, they have put out straight-shooting bedroom grunge, their tracks calling ba...more
Kikagaku Moyo impress with experimental Stone Garden EP
After the success of last year's celebrated album House In The Tall Grass, Tokyo’s Kikagaku Moyo have unveiled a new EP. Stone Garden sees a cha...more
Phebe Starr chronicles a perfect summer on debut EP
FSome of the greatest voices around at the moment (Rag 'n' Bone Man, for example) have been loitering in or around the music scene for a while, perhap...more
The Heart and All Its Sin proves a glittering return for Hannah Lou Clark
A welcome distraction, Hannah Lou Clark’s latest EP offering The Heart and All Its Sin presents the singer-songwriter at her grunge-poppy best. Sinc...more
PINS bypass the indie landfill on Bad Thing EP
Being in an indie band in the late 2010s is a thankless task. The musical landscape has shifted so drastically that any band of misfits armed with gui...more
Fancy getting your heart squeezed out of your nose? Middle Kids are here.
Middle Kids have done it. What exactly is ‘it’, you may ask? This is it. Their self-titled debut EP defies expectation with 6 tracks that range ep...more