Contributor Elvis Thirlwell
Gently Tender: “Our intention is to make ourselves feel emotional”
We chat to Sam Fryer and Adam Brown ahead of the release of their debut LP ‘Take Hold Of Your Promise!’
August 25, 2022 4:00pm
Been Stellar - Been Stellar
Soul-slugging, shoegaze-lite romps about Big Apple adolescence.
August 10, 2022 7:53am
TRAAMS - personal best
It’s one for the late night coach rides; for the wee, contemplative hours spent staring through black windows.
July 20, 2022 7:57am
Just Mustard: “We had time to experiment”
Years on from acclaimed 2018 debut ‘Wednesday’, the Dundalk five-piece have finally emerged from slumberous hibernation, recharged and revitalised.
May 27, 2022 2:00pm
Just Mustard - Heart Under
Swampy and tumultuous like a month’s worth of rain.
May 25, 2022 7:59am
Fräulein - A Small Taste
While so clearly forged in the mould of its predecessors, there’s a freshness which shouldn’t be ignored.
May 25, 2022 7:56am
Krush Puppies - Love Kills The Demons
Cinematic compositions abound with riches and marvels aplenty.
May 6, 2022 7:50am
Honeyglaze: “We’ve never tried to consciously fit in”
With their debut album released this month, Speedy Wunderground’s latest signings are weaving a heady, hypnotic spell.
April 29, 2022 11:06am
Spiritualized - Everything Was Beautiful
There’s just enough on ‘Everything…’ to ingratiate fans both new and old.
April 20, 2022 7:50am
Miso Extra - Great Taste
An appetising hors d’oeuvre for a main course which, we can only hope, is soon to follow.
March 29, 2022 8:00am
The Neu Bulletin (Fake Turins, Ethel Cain, Midlight and more!)
DIY’s essential, weekly (ish) guide to the best new music.
March 23, 2022 10:00am
Ibibio Sound Machine - Electricity
A blitzing disco-ball of a record.
March 23, 2022 7:57am
Babeheaven - Sink Into Me
Babeheaven middle that imprecise Venn diagram where R&B cuddles with trip hop, flirts with pop, burlesques with lounging psych.
March 16, 2022 3:14pm
King Hannah - I’m Not Sorry, I Was Just Being Me
It’s cunningly understated and masterfully paced throughout.
February 23, 2022 8:00am
Lady Bird - WE
Kitchen-sink yarns of bleak prospects and unjust poverty.
February 23, 2022 7:54am
LAUNDRY DAY - We Switched Bodies
‘We Switched Bodies’ is fresh, is hot, is now.
February 11, 2022 8:00am
Big Thief - Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You
A group undoubtedly at the peak of their powers.
February 9, 2022 7:59am
Miles Kane - Change The Show
All in all, the blanketing lime-lit production, the in-your-face ’60s nostalgia, the five-sugars-in-the-tea gooiness of it all may be too cloying for some.
January 19, 2022 7:54am
Albums of 2022: Alfie Templeman
The prolific teen sensation is readying his anticipated full-length debut: an album drawing from genres past to create something thoroughly new.
January 5, 2022 2:30pm
Penelope Isles - Which Way To Happy
A genuinely healing listen.
November 3, 2021 7:57am