Contributor Bella Martin

Röyksopp - Profound Mysteries

Röyksopp - Profound Mysteries

Whether underselling ‘Profound Mysteries’ as a standalone record, or over-egging its peripheral bells and whistles, there’s still much to enjoy about Röyksopp’s sixth.

April 29, 2022 7:55am

Baby Dave - Monkey Brain

Baby Dave - Monkey Brain

It successfully cements the singer firmly in his specific lineage: that from Mike Skinner to Suggs; Ray Davies to Damon Albarn.

April 22, 2022 7:57am

BENEE - Lychee

BENEE - Lychee

The seven-track EP sees the New Zealander showing off a sound that’s distinctly her own.

March 4, 2022 7:57am

FKA twigs - Caprisongs

FKA twigs - Caprisongs

We find twigs experimenting not with, say, textures or song structure, but with dipping her toes into the mainstream.

January 14, 2022 8:00am

The Weeknd - Dawn FM

The Weeknd - Dawn FM

It’s so spot-on ’80s as to imagine Max Headroom could interrupt at any given moment.

January 7, 2022 8:00am

Weird Milk - We Were Strangers

Weird Milk - We Were Strangers

A short collection that’s retro-leaning, no doubt, but with enough pep with it to avoid veering towards regressive territory.

November 16, 2021 12:33pm

404 Guild - Guild Three: Open Water

404 Guild - Guild Three: Open Water

Where they’re headed sonically next could be from any of these paths, but every which one would remain just as exciting.

October 13, 2021 7:58am