Album Reviews

  1. Jack O’ The Clock: Leaving California (Cuneiform Records)

    Jack O’ The Clock: Leaving California (Cuneiform Records)

    Jack O’ The Clock can play their asses off. But should we care? Erm, occasionally...

    Posted on Jun 9th, 2021

  2. Lord Huron: Long Lost (Republic Records)

    Lord Huron: Long Lost (Republic Records)

    US indie folk outfit triumph on beautifully realised fourth LP

    Posted on May 24th, 2021

  3. Rural Tapes: Rural Tapes (Smuggler Music)

    Rural Tapes: Rural Tapes (Smuggler Music)

    Filmic, 70s-hued and largely instrumental, this solo project boasts a stellar list of contributors and would make a great spy soundtrack

    Posted on May 23rd, 2021

  4. Tape Deck Mountain: True Deceiver (Self Released)

    Tape Deck Mountain: True Deceiver (Self Released)

    US grunge / shoegaze stalwarts serve up strong new set

    Posted on May 14th, 2021

  5. Sheep, Dog and Wolf: Two-Minds (Aphrodite Music)

    Sheep, Dog and Wolf: Two-Minds (Aphrodite Music)

    Bedroom polymath Daniel McBride has journeyed through a personal hell - and come out clutching treasure

    Posted on Apr 4th, 2021

  6. Hannah Peel: Fir Wave (My Own Pleasure)

    Hannah Peel: Fir Wave (My Own Pleasure)

    Storied composer / arranger returns with sumptuous new set of ambient tinged electropop

    Posted on Mar 31st, 2021

  7. Die Welttraumforscher: Die Ruckkehr der echten Menschheit: 1981-90 (Bureau B)

    Die Welttraumforscher: Die Ruckkehr der echten Menschheit: 1981-90 (Bureau B)

    Swiss auteur’s quirky electronica conjures up a fantastical world of its own

    Posted on Mar 22nd, 2021

  8. Black Honey: Written & Directed (Foxfive Records)

    Black Honey: Written & Directed (Foxfive Records)

    An album about longing to be free as much as it is celebrating being released

    Posted on Mar 13th, 2021

  9. Pino Palladino & Blake Mills: Notes With Attachments (New Deal Records)

    Pino Palladino & Blake Mills: Notes With Attachments (New Deal Records)

    Occasionally dazzling, sometimes unfocussed, storied sessioners team up for collaborative LP

    Posted on Mar 8th, 2021

  10. Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains: Banane Bleue (Domino)

    Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains: Banane Bleue (Domino)

    Pan European indie pop project return with seventh LP

    Posted on Mar 8th, 2021

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