Joyous, highly melodic indie power-pop from Toronto’s Alvvays on their second album ‘Antisocialites’.
Rap-rock veteran supergroup Prophets Of Rage make an entertaining and relevant protest album for 2017.
Sparks’ first studio album in eight years, ‘Hippopotamus’, is either brilliant or naff depending on your outlook, but it’s most definitely enjoyable.
Deerhoof’s 14th album ‘Mountain Moves’ is a compelling array of diverse styles that only accomplished veterans can emulate.
Mount Kimbie’s third album ‘Love What Survives’ sees them go further down the path of third-party collaboration with their post-dubstep sound, and it’s enjoyable without being definitive.
Zola Jesus’ fifth album ‘Okovi’ is the sound of a confident, distinctive artist constantly evolving and adjusting her own sound.
Idlewild lead singer Roddy Woomble delivers a minimalist but thoroughly familiar and pleasing experience on fourth solo album ‘The Deluder’.
Promising indie four-piece Superfood call in the musical reinforcements for their second album ‘Bambino’, and the quality is consistent enough to suggest a real long-term future is in store for them.
Following two decent albums of sumptuous, dreamy indie-rock, Daughter’s next move is to provide the soundtrack to a video game.
After countless singles, The Sherlocks prepare their opening full-length statement ‘Live For The Moment’ as the Great White Hopes for British guitar music.