‘The Shadow I Remember’ is as essential as Cloud Nothings have ever sounded, a collection of taut and cathartic meld of garage punk and post-hardcore.
On fourth album ‘Glowing In The Dark’, Django Django partly rediscover the danceable art-rock roots that established them a decade ago.
Pulling post-punk, krautrock and jazz into thrilling new shapes, Black Country, New Road’s ‘For The First Time’ is one of British indie’s finest debuts for years.
Shame’s second album ‘Drunk Tank Pink’ takes a darker turn away from their debut, but comes off like an immaculately observed but ultimately slightly uninspired collection.
A sonically similar companion piece to ‘folklore’, Taylor Swift’s ‘evermore’ is lush and detailed both lyrically and musically.
Lo-fi but polished and precise, the self-titled debut from Mamalarky is the result of deep musical knowledge and meticulous attention to detail.
‘Tunng Presents… Dead Club’ may concern the end of life, but is emotionally instructive on how we should live in the here and now.