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.
Beach House haven’t broken any barriers with their ’B-Sides And Rarities’, but they continue to please their forever-dedicated fans.
Much of the hype leading up to ‘Cigarettes After Sex’ originated from the maturity shown in the group’s writing, though little of that is evidenced here.
The idea that a debut album should represent the sound of a band is one which remains true 99% of the time, however, during ‘United States of Horror’s 40+ minutes, the only notion of clarity we get is that Ho99o9 are as uncommitted to one sound as they are committed to challenging the listener.
All the best new music released in April 2017, plus a Spotify playlist.
A summary of all the best new music released in March 2017, plus a Spotify playlist!
The departure of long-time guitarist Matt Mondanile hasn’t affected too much stylistic change on Real Estate’s 4th album ‘In Mind’.
The good news for fans of Justice is that the French duo’s signature sound didn’t go anywhere. Though sometimes, you can’t help but wish that by album three they would step out into uncharted territory just a bit more.
‘Collage’, shows off the duos unique potential in the EDM-turned-Pop world and show that they can take the music industry by storm by successfully pairing evocative bass drops and pop.
On ‘Jessica Rabbit’ Sleigh Bells have chosen to tone down the noise in favour of a more R&B and pop-influenced record.