A conscious re-tread of the whimsical psychedelia that established The Flaming Lips in the mainstream 20 years ago, ‘American Head’ is a qualified triumph.
Thea Gustafsson’s Becky And The Birds project is one that promises great things, if latest EP ‘Trasslig’ is anything to go by.
Fusing funky rhythms with the grit of garage-rock and punk, transatlantic outfit Pottery deliver one of the debuts of 2020 with ‘Welcome To Bobby’s Motel’.
Leeds-based sextet Team Picture release a carefully constructed and very impressive debut album in ‘The Menace Of Mechanical Music’.
A more psychedelic development of their jangly indie-pop sound, ‘Sideways To New Italy’ is a spectacular sophomore effort for Rolling Blackouts C.F.
Completing BC Camplight’s so-called ‘Manchester Trilogy’, Brian Christinzio delivers a concise and vibrant indie-rock masterclass in ‘Shortly After Takeoff’.
Stephen Bruner’s third Thundercat album ‘It Is What It Is’ is enormous fun and projects a message of acceptance, of living in the moment.
The accomplished ‘Auto-Pain’ sees Chicago post-punk outfit Deeper discover the ability to express themselves with an even greater range of emotions and sounds.
‘You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere’ is a slightly disappointing and anonymous fourth album from The Districts, whose previous output had been so intriguing.
Hitting a sweet spot between indie, funk and psych-rock, ‘Disco Volador’ is an infectious triumph for The Orielles.