Album & EP Reviews

Nova Twins - Supernova

Nova Twins - Supernova

The duo are at the centre of a brightly burning, ever-expanding sonic explosion, all of their own making.

17th June 2022

Ethel Cain - Preacher’s Daughter

Ethel Cain - Preacher’s Daughter

Change, escape and identity are not easy things to navigate, and ‘Preacher’s Daughter’ is the dark, unsettling, sprawling beauty that comes out of it.

13th May 2022

Wet Leg - Wet Leg

Wet Leg - Wet Leg

Packed with righteous middle fingers and playful bon mots.

8th April 2022

Shamir - Heterosexuality

Shamir - Heterosexuality

The record bounds between unfaltering self-belief and fundamental pain.

11th February 2022

Yard Act - The Overload

Yard Act - The Overload

Brilliantly constructed to unfurl like some sordid soap opera of Brexit Britain.

21st January 2022

Joy Crookes - Skin

Joy Crookes - Skin

Joy Crookes, by rights, should be riding ‘Skin’ into the big leagues.

15th October 2021

Poppy - Flux

Poppy - Flux

To put it simply, it’s a great rock album.

24th September 2021

Little Simz - Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

Little Simz - Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

If ‘GREY Area’ saw Simz come-of-age as a rapper, ‘Sometimes I Might Be Introvert’ is Simz making her first long-lasting artistic stamp on the zeitgeist.

3rd September 2021

Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever

Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever

Not just a triumph in progressing a signature sound into new territories, but a lesson in how to own your reality with confidence and class.

30th July 2021

Laura Mvula - Pink Noise

Laura Mvula - Pink Noise

A career-defining return that most artists can only dream of; pure synth-pop ecstasy.

2nd July 2021