Circa Waves’ fourth release consists of two mini-albums encompassing happiness and sadness. An ambitious concept that’s disappointingly more of the same.
While all the elements that made Archy Marshall’s first two King Krule albums so great are present, they’re disappointingly submerged on ‘Man Alive!’
With their tongue-in-cheek take on the state of the world set to jaggy, DIY indie-punk, Mush’s debut album ‘3D Routine’ is a great first effort.
Green Day’s deliberately economical 13th album ‘Father Of All…’ represents a minor late-career upswing, full of energy and spirit.
‘Sanctuary’, Gengahr’s third studio album, suffers from a lack of distinctiveness despite a small clutch of career highlights.
Opting to turn away from electronic music in favour of punk, Alex Crossan’s second Mura Masa album ‘R.Y.C.’ often lacks connection.
Seething with anger aimed at politics and society, Kele Okereke’s latest solo album ‘2042’ is a hell of a lot to internalise during one sitting.
Blaenavon and Ben Gregory speak eloquently about mental health on their solid second album ‘Everything That Makes You Happy’.