Album & EP Reviews

Courting - Guitar Music

Courting - Guitar Music

A thematically poignant, lyrically sharp and sonically surprising statement piece.

23rd September 2022

Mura Masa - demon time

Mura Masa - demon time

An undeniable rush to your systems, and a deliciously futuristic one at that.

16th September 2022

Djo - DECIDE

Djo - DECIDE

It’s long been clear that the artist has the musical chops to match his acting prowess and here it’s no different.

16th September 2022

Suede - Autofiction

Suede - Autofiction

‘Autofiction’ finds Suede still fiercely in motion.

16th September 2022

Porij - Outlines

Porij - Outlines

Sometimes it’s about baring your soul over a 130BPM kick-snare beat. Sometimes it’s just about making something with a real groove.

7th September 2022

KEG - Girders

KEG - Girders

Tunes that are as catchy as they are direct.

2nd September 2022

The Chats - GET FUCKED

The Chats - Get Fucked

They’re pushing the accelerator right to the floor, and there’s no sign of them hitting the brakes any time soon.

19th August 2022

Kiwi Jr - Chopper

Kiwi Jr - Chopper

The band wear their influences well, flitting between the melancholic indie-pop of The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart and the gleeful abandon of Jonathan Richman.

12th August 2022

TRAAMS - personal best

TRAAMS - personal best

It’s one for the late night coach rides; for the wee, contemplative hours spent staring through black windows.

22nd July 2022

Lizzo - Special

Lizzo - Special

Lizzo’s breakthrough came in a blast of glitter-soaked celebration, then its follow-up might be more complex but it’s almost certainly the right move for the superstar to have made.

15th July 2022