Music > Album Reviews

Django Django - Born Under Saturn

Monday, April 27th 2015

Almost certainly a future classic

Swervedriver - I Wasn't Born To Lose You

Monday, April 27th 2015

The sound is woozy and wonky.

The Vaccines - English Graffiti

Monday, April 27th 2015

An album emerges which subverts expectations and turns into something worth caring about.

Palma Violets - Danger in the Club

Monday, April 27th 2015

I really can't see any room for disappointment with this classic grunge album

Pop Will Eat Itself - Anti Nasty League

Monday, April 27th 2015

An album which is striking in its intent.

Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat - The Most Important Place In The World

Monday, April 27th 2015

An exceptionally strong album

Du Blonde - Welcome Back To Milk

Monday, April 27th 2015

It's smashing.

Du Blonde // Welcome Back To Milk

Tuesday, April 21st 2015

Du Blonde: an evolution

Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat // The Most Important Place In The World

Monday, April 20th 2015

Wells & Moffat deliver their second classic album.

Swervedriver // I Wasn't Born To Lose You

Thursday, April 16th 2015

90s shoegazers return with a decent album that can show more contemporary nu-gazers and dream poppers a thing or two.

Django Django - Born Under Saturn

Thursday, April 16th 2015

Django Django storm back with an early contender for album of the year.

The Prodigy - The Day Is My Enemy

Monday, March 30th 2015

A truly accomplished album.

Portico - Living Fields

Friday, March 27th 2015

A consistent, blissful listen

BBC Introducing Presents...Vol 1

Friday, March 27th 2015

There are strokes of genius scattered across this collection.

I Am Kloot - Hold Back The Night

Friday, March 27th 2015

Banging job.

Drenge - Undertow

Friday, March 27th 2015

I think I've found my album of the year already.

Gallows - Desolation Sounds

Friday, March 27th 2015

Thirty six minutes of outright bloody menace.

Amber Run - 5 AM

Friday, March 27th 2015

An ambitious album of pretty average songs.

East India Youth - Culture of Volume

Friday, March 27th 2015

Undeniably intriguing.

The Boy With Two Heads - The Good Consumer EP

Thursday, March 26th 2015

80's desert soundscapes with electronic rumblings

Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit

Monday, March 23rd 2015

Both timeless and absolutely current.

Nai Harvest - Hairball

Saturday, March 14th 2015

Next time out, a bit of variety wouldn’t go amiss.

Villagers - Darling Arithmetic

Tuesday, March 10th 2015

Likeable if unexceptional.

Stornoway - Bonxie

Monday, March 9th 2015

This is indie-folk for the Waitrose generation.

The Staves - If I Was

Tuesday, February 24th 2015

Exquisitely sung indie folk harmonies with added new brainpower

Duke Special - Look Out Machines

Tuesday, February 24th 2015

This is altogether more personal, dreamlike and surprising.

Flowers - Do what you want to, it's what you should do

Monday, February 23rd 2015

Pick Flowers- it’s what you should do!

Addison's Uncle - I'd Like To Tell A Story

Friday, February 20th 2015

A fine album from another decent local band that promises much.

Father John Mistry - I Love You Honeybear

Friday, February 20th 2015

This has the rock press in raptures. I don’t get it.

Champs - Vamala

Friday, February 20th 2015

Pick yourselves up, Champs, and try again.

Elevant - Dreamface

Thursday, February 19th 2015

Addison's Uncle - I'd Like To Tell A Story

Monday, February 16th 2015

Local band deliver a promising debut.

Chrome and Illinspired - The All C n I

Thursday, February 12th 2015

This is one funky album.

Meghan Trainor - Title

Wednesday, February 4th 2015

Forgive me, whilst I 'bang dem sticks' against my head

Kodaline - Coming Up For Air

Thursday, January 22nd 2015

The mix of old and new just don’t seem to mesh well

Peace - Happy People

Tuesday, January 20th 2015

Something is happening here

Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper

Tuesday, January 20th 2015

Nothing more than a car wreck you simply cannot look away from

Public Service Broadcasting - The Race for Space

Monday, January 19th 2015

Like eating jam roly-poly without the custard.

Kitty, Daisy and Lewis - Kitty, Daisy and Lewis III

Monday, January 19th 2015

A crowning glory.

Gaz Coombes - Matador

Monday, January 19th 2015

Gorgeous, masterful, confessional, and uplifting.