Contributor Alex Lynham

Julianna Barwick - Will

Reviews / Album

Julianna Barwick - Will

Despite experimenting, Barwick never loses sight of a pop sensibility.

May 6, 2016 1:04pm

Reviews / Album

The Joy Formidable - Hitch

If the songwriting on ‘Hitch’ is, to coin an old music hack turn-of-phrase, ‘mature’, it’s also concise - in a good way.

March 25, 2016 10:00am

Features / Tracks

Tracks-mas: The Christmas Edition

Putting on their festive hats, the DIY writers pick out their favourite Christmas tracks.

December 24, 2014 5:00pm

Reviews / Album

Axes - Glory

For those who do dabble in instrumental rock, ‘Glory’ is about as accessible - and as good - as it gets.

October 28, 2014 7:35pm

Reviews / Album

Mastodon - Once More ‘Round The Sun

Despite becoming one of the biggest metal bands around, Mastodon manage to keep much of the same edge as an underground band.

June 17, 2014 2:22pm

Reviews / Album

Boris - Noise

A singularly intense and essential album.

June 9, 2014 1:22pm