The Big Moon | Walking Like We Do

9/10 Out of this world Hot on the heels of their 2017 Mercury nomination for debut “Love in the 4th Dimension”, London four-piece The Big Moon have been busy back in the studio knocking out the [...]

Skyzoo & Pete Rock | Retropolitan

8/10 New York state of mind Breathing new life into a long-past era of music can be a tricky sell, but this new collaboration between legendary producer Pete Rock and young blood MC Skyzoo is a [...]

Ezra Furman | Twelve Nudes

7/10 ferocious fun Written in the summer of last year, the eighth album from Ezra Furman is more than a little preoccupied with the dread and anxiety of Trump’s America. “I should not be alone [...]

Foals | Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost: Part 2

“One of the things we feel we’ve struggled with before is that our creative desire and ambition has not been able to be conveyed on a 40-minute, 10-track album,” complained Foals frontman Yannis [...]

Lana Del Rey | Norman F*****g Rockwell!

8/10 F*****g sublime In case you were wondering, Norman Percevel Rockwell – 1894-1978 – was an American author, painter and illustrator whose works focused on images of the idyllic [...]

IDLES | Joy As An Act Of Resistance

9/10 unpulled As someone who had completely missed the phenomenon that is IDLES, this weekend’s Clifton Downs Festival provided the perfect opportunity to watch the Bristol post-punks finish up [...]

Josh Ritter | Fever Breaks

Idaho native and former neurosurgeon Josh Ritter wears his heart on his sleeve more than most thanks to his intimate, poetic style that has infused the majority of his albums over the last [...]

The National | I Am Easy To Find

After seven albums you might think you’d know a band and their sound pretty well. As Brooklyn’s The National have grown from cult indie band to Grammy winners, long term fans will have settled [...]

James Blake| Assume Form

7/10 orchestral maneuvers in the dark. James Blake’s transition from post dubstep producer to contemporary songwriter was something akin to the metamorphosis of a ghost assuming form. Blake has [...]

Foals | Part 1 Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost

7/10 horse-power With the departure of long-term bassist Walter Gervers late last year, front man Yannis Phillippakis stating on Twitter that this album would be something ‘entirely different’, [...]