Jamison Isaak delivers the second of two Teen Daze albums of 2017, both focussed on ecological and environmental issues, but ‘Themes For A New Earth’ is notably more optimistic.
Italian film soundtrack composer Daniele Luppi and New York slacker-rock gods Parquet Courts make for an odd meeting on paper, but ‘MILANO’ is consistently compelling and enjoyable.
Given the injustices of the state of the world in 2017 that it rages against, Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s sixth album ‘Luciferian Towers’ is oddly flat.
After 20 years and nine Foo Fighters albums of straight-down-the-line power rock, you know what to expect from ‘Concrete And Gold’. But is that really enough?
Deerhoof’s 14th album ‘Mountain Moves’ is a compelling array of diverse styles that only accomplished veterans can emulate.
Ahead of the Mercury Prize 2017, we preview the shortlisted nominees and look at the history of the award.
Mogwai’s ninth studio album ‘Every Country’s Sun’ represents a rare wobble in an otherwise powerful and profound back catalogue.
Having dropped the ‘Thee’ from their name, John Dwyer’s Oh Sees attempt to move onto a new phase of their career with 19th album ‘Orc’.
Now on their fifth album, ‘A Black Mile To The Surface’ shows Manchester Orchestra fully in tune with what its audience expects.
‘God First’, Jack Steadman’s first solo statement outside of Bombay Bicycle Club, is occasionally intriguing but too messy to be consistent.