Yet even when Frahm is at his most ambitious, you get the sense it comes almost effortlessly to him.
This is (Sandy) Alex G's most progressive work yet, proving he's moved away from being a cult prodigy to one of the industry's most prolific artists.
His bedroom pop sensibilities remain, but this is a vision that feels vastly widescreen this time around.
This new perspective suits him; the mechanical funk of the opening ‘Stepdad’ is among the finest things he’s written, while the irresistible ‘Bad For the Boys’ tackles the #MeToo movement with admirable tact...
Sampa The Great’s debut LP, 19-track The Return, will cement her position as one of contemporary hip-hop’s freshest and most intriguing voices.
There’s not a bum note to be found in these superbly played and recorded nine songs.
The Australian—deep breath—drum teacher-turned-multi-instrumentalist-bedroom producer has since released a host of brilliantly zestful singles.
Norman Fucking Rockwell! is a graceful portrayal of the singer’s new-found strength and stability, marking what is undoubtedly her greatest record to date.
Danny Wright dissects Kano's essential new album with Robin Murray and Caitlin Scott.
Designed to evoke a radio-like listening experience, the album offers a constantly shifting carousel of styles, often interspersed with interludes. In less experienced hands, such a format could feel disjointed, but in Mount’s it’s immersive.
Miami Memory continues where 2017’s Forced Witness left off in its expansive dad-rock stylings but marks a welcome thematic shift - Wilf Skinner reviews Alex Cameron's new record.
When it peaks, though, it’s clear to see why there’s so much buzz surrounding the artist...Because let’s be honest, she’s royalty-tier now.
Lost Girls benefits from Khan’s unwavering dedication to scoring the scenes in her head, transporting listeners to a world of pleasures unknown.
Montréal’s Bodywash sit comfortably between experimental chaos and a calm serenity on their outstanding debut album, Comforter.
Ultimately, this album is a stepping stone, but if Paul can align her virtuosity with her vision, then her third album will triumph.
Triumvirate, the third and “final” collaboration between Throbbing Gristle’s Cosey Fanni Tutti, Chris Carter and Nik Void of Factory Floor, is a hypnotic, subtly noisy and unnerving piece of electronic improvisation...
2019 and !!! (Chk Chk Chk) are still going strong with their eighth studio album Wallop, now undeniably proving the longevity of genre-busting big beats and that “na’s” never go out of style.
Danny Wright, Gemma Samways and Stephanie Phillips ponder a new direction for the band.
Tropical Fuck Storm present a wonderfully chaotic debut that's nothing short of unnerving.
Broadening and deepening their sound while remaining true to that initial ethos, Whitney may just have crafted another classic.
Their approach is both blissfully elegant and intriguing as each of the four songs unfold.