Album Reviews

  1. Dutch Uncles – Big Balloon (Memphis Industries)

    Dutch Uncles – Big Balloon (Memphis Industries)

    Ascendant Mancunian art-pop quartet make a sleek return on album number five

    Posted on Feb 18th, 2017

  2. Daniel Herskedal – The Roc (Edition Records)

    Daniel Herskedal – The Roc (Edition Records)

    Superlative new set from Norwegian jazz virtuoso drawing from an array of global influences

    Posted on Feb 14th, 2017

  3. Nadine Khouri - The Salted Air (One Flash Records)

    Nadine Khouri - The Salted Air (One Flash Records)

    Instrumentally impressive if one-paced new set from Beirut-born, London based singer

    Posted on Feb 6th, 2017

  4. Iron Reagan - Crossover Ministry (Relapse)

    Iron Reagan - Crossover Ministry (Relapse)

    US thrash merchants issue exhilarating state of the nation address

    Posted on Feb 3rd, 2017

  5. Menace Beach – Lemon Memory (Memphis Industries)

    Menace Beach – Lemon Memory (Memphis Industries)

    Superb experimental fuzz-pop fare on album number two from Leeds duo

    Posted on Jan 31st, 2017

  6. Fufanu - Sports (One Little Indian)

    Fufanu - Sports (One Little Indian)

    Icelandic electro pop outfit make post-punk inspired return on thrilling second LP

    Posted on Jan 25th, 2017

  7. Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs - Feed the Rats (Rocket Recordings)

    Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs - Feed the Rats (Rocket Recordings)

    As loud as the band’s name is porcine, the Newcastle quintet unleash their exhilarating debut LP

    Posted on Jan 23rd, 2017

  8. Austra - Future Politics (Domino)

    Austra - Future Politics (Domino)

    Taking its cues from current world events, the Canadian alt. pop outfit return with impressive third LP

    Posted on Jan 19th, 2017

  9. Richard Pinhas - Reverse (Bureau B)

    Richard Pinhas - Reverse (Bureau B)

    French electronic pioneer returns with beautiful, sprawling new set

    Posted on Jan 18th, 2017

  10. Robocobra Quartet - Music For All Occasions (Abbreviated Records)

    Robocobra Quartet - Music For All Occasions (Abbreviated Records)

    Having slipped through the reviewing net at the tail end of 2016, this album is far too good to allow to languish undiscovered

    Posted on Jan 16th, 2017

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