Joyous, highly melodic indie power-pop from Toronto’s Alvvays on their second album ‘Antisocialites’.
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.
Kip Berman resurrects The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart for a first album in nearly four years, and it contains all the elements that made them great without really pushing the envelope.
Sam Beam’s sixth Iron & Wine album ‘Beast Epic’ sticks very closely to the same formula that’s made him such a celebrated figure in the indie/folk scene for so many years.
The award-winning soundtrack for Robert Pattinson’s new crime drama ‘Good Time’ represents some of Daniel Lopatin’s very best work.
Stuffed with already familiar hits and sparkling new tracks, Declan McKenna’s keenly awaited debut ‘What Do You Think About The Car?’ feels like an instant modern classic.
Chaz Bundick’s fifth album as Toro Y Moi sees the influences of ’80s pop creeping into his chillwave formula.
As we enter the second half of 2017, our staff reveal their personal musical highlights of the year so far – and what we’re still looking forward to!
Despite the title, Imagine Dragons show absolutely no sign of moving forwards from the shiny, anthemic bombast of their previous albums.
After a four year wait, London Grammar play things very conservatively on their second album, opting to refine and polish the sound of the first rather than break new ground.