After their resounding success in 2014, Future Islands make the art of the ‘difficult follow-up’ album look incredibly easy with ‘The Far Field’.
After two albums of solid post-punk, PINS introduce electronics into their sound on new EP ‘Bad Thing’.
Circa Waves’ make-or-break second record ‘Different Creatures’ expands the sound of their debut, making for festival-ready tunes their fans should lap up.
Minnesotan indie four-piece Hippo Campus’ debut album ‘landmark’ lives up to the sterling live reputation they’ve built themselves over the last four years.
Indie-folk quintet Horse Thief’s second album ‘Trials & Truths’ is perfectly pleasant, but fails to develop from their promising 2014 debut.
The Proper Ornaments’ second LP ‘Foxhole’ grows naturally out of their debut, full of retro charm indebted to the very best of the 1960s.
DNCE’s eponymous debut will definitely surprise the most sceptical listeners
With ‘Lady Wood’, Lo hasn’t managed to explore that aspect of her persona enough and grow from what she introduced us to on ‘Queen Of The Clouds’.
Integrity Blues is a sonically cohesive and very well produced album that will satisfy both old and new listeners.
On ‘Friends’, it’s hard to determine a direction at which White Lies might be going with their music, since they seem to have been stuck in the same place for quite some time now.