Sleep Well Beast represents a change in the sound of the band, but, fundamentally, is a record which makes sense in their discography, but that isn’t to say that it isn’t one of the most well-crafted and interesting listens of 2017.
Released 10 years ago, ‘Graduation’ was the end of the first golden age of Kanye West.
Reservoir is a thrilling listen from the off and is a great example of where Gordi is as an artist. There is still room to learn, but, this is a debut album full of interesting ideas and blissful textures which many artists would crave for.
Obaro Ijimiwe’s latest Ghostpoet album ‘Dark Days + Canapés’ feels very much like a record of its vaguely apocalyptic times.
Anything other than a terrific album from Arcade Fire feels like a let-down, and on ‘Everything Now’ we have to face just that.
The Mercury Prize list has certainly let us down this year, so we decided to make a list of what we thought should have made the cut.
Constantly baffling and challenging, Shabazz Palaces have managed to do something truly remarkable and increasingly rare with ‘Quazarz’ – sustain the listener’s attention for more than 70 minutes.
After seven long years, the critically acclaimed Broken Social Scene return with a pleasant album which reminds us of their charms.
Beach House haven’t broken any barriers with their ’B-Sides And Rarities’, but they continue to please their forever-dedicated fans.
10 Years On from Justin Vernon’s debut as Bon Iver, the album remains just as influential in hip-hop circles as it does in folk.