Following up a promising debut just 13 months ago with an excellent second album, Big Thief are becoming one of the most exciting bands of 2017.
Beach Fossils’ first album in four years sees them take a significant leap forwards in artistic terms, and it pays off frequently.
Leeds four-piece Weirds have released a powerful and seductive debut album that leaves plenty of room for evolution in the future.
Weirds release their debut album ‘Swarmculture’ this week, and The Student Playlist caught up with them at the recent Live At Leeds festival.
Wavves’ first album since being dropped from Warner Bros often feels lacklustre, despite a handful of highlights.
The sonic impact of Jimi Hendrix’s debut album ‘Are You Experienced’ still reverberates 50 years later.
Pond’s seventh studio album ‘The Weather’ sees them change gears slightly, moving in a slightly more synthesised direction like their friends Tame Impala did with ‘Currents’.
Maxïmo Park’s sixth studio album ‘Risk To Exist’ ditches Paul Smith’s usual cryptic, intelligent lyrical style for vacuous sloganeering and empty thrills.
The caustically funny ‘Pure Comedy’ sees Josh Tillman take aim at society and politics in his third album as Father John Misty.
The archetypal ‘cult album’ whose impact on alternative rock music is incalculably vast, ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ turns 50 years old.