Not quite the modern reinvention it should be.
3rd April 2020
There’s enough about Cavetown to keep fans around for the ride.
27th March 2020
The songs here mostly lack the sonic power and impact of those on its predecessor.
20th March 2020
A potent mix of influences, it manages to sound equally focused and effortless.
Liberating, if not a tad ungrounded at points.
13th March 2020
You sense they were aiming for something a little more forward-thinking.
Porches becomes a little stuck on lovelorn fourth LP.
A misty mix of downtempo vibes with sombre, often questioning lyrics.
28th February 2020
They’re OK with dipping their toes in the water of something new, but will leave you wishing they would just jump in.
21st February 2020
An interesting work that shows Lee Ranaldo has retained all his youthful capacity for innovation and experimentation.
The work of an artist in transition.
Bambara stay firmly on a strong but fairly predictable path.
14th February 2020
It doesn’t always quite connect, but it’s a bit of fun all the same.
7th February 2020
There might just be a great record in them yet.
For every track that falls short, there is another where they hit a sweet spot.
Largely inoffensive and wholly listenable. Which is fine, but we’ve come to expect more from La Roux.
He still has plenty to say and even more fantastical ways to say it.
31st January 2020
A band who’ve left the adversity behind and just focused on pure fun.
At their best when they opt for eerie subtlety over pure sledgehammer power.
17th January 2020
There are enough ideas in the tank here.
10th January 2020
It’s a bit like being given only the second half of a book, or entering the cinema half way through a film.
15th November 2019
A release that is there to keep the wheels turning ahead of a new album.
8th November 2019
Rammed full of frantic grunge pop that’ll have you digging out your plaids and Fender Jaguars in no time.
Her mission is admirable, and when it hits the spot, you’ll know about it.
25th October 2019
Often, it’s hard not to think that there’s something missing.
18th October 2019
25 years in, Jimmy Eat World prove that simply surviving can be much more than accepting a limp existence.
A musical magpie.
11th October 2019
A likeable diversion.
4th October 2019