4-star rated Album & EPs

The WAEVE - The WAEVE

The WAEVE - The WAEVE

Cinematic in scope, often luscious in its arrangements, it’s a singular gem.

3rd February 2023

The Murder Capital - Gigi’s Recovery

The Murder Capital - Gigi’s Recovery

While some might mourn the loss of their one-time raucousness, ‘Gigi’s Recovery’ shows that their momentum swings only forwards.

20th January 2023

Biig Piig - Bubblegum

Biig Piig - Bubblegum

Jess is discovering and experimenting with new sounds, ones that reflect the various facets of a transient life.

20th January 2023

CVC - Get Real

CVC - Get Real

As debuts go, it’s disarmingly polished and self-assured.

13th January 2023

Iggy Pop -  Every Loser

Iggy Pop - Every Loser

Iggy throwing out the late-career rulebook and having a whole bunch of fun.

6th January 2023

Brendan Benson - Low Key

Brendan Benson - Low Key

‘Low Key’ lives up to its name by being lighter, more free-flowing. It’s all the better for it.

2nd December 2022

Fousheé - softCORE

Fousheé - softCORE

The sound of an artist fully letting go - and having fun doing so.

21st November 2022

Deadletter - Heat!

Deadletter - Heat!

For all their moodiness and arch seriousness, Deadletter are ripe for the spectacle.

18th November 2022

Phoenix - Alpha Zulu

Phoenix - Alpha Zulu

A fun record, on which the creators’ own enjoyment is audibly palpable

4th November 2022

First Aid Kit - Palomino

First Aid Kit - Palomino

The sound of a duo still roaming new territory, but feeling more confident than ever.

4th November 2022

Cavetown - worm food

Cavetown - worm food

If he’s hinting at sounds this big, he’d better be warming up arenas.

4th November 2022

Taylor Swift – Midnights

Taylor Swift – Midnights

Her lost nights are pulled together through a sound that lands somewhere between intimacy and soft pop production.

21st October 2022