The 28th edition of the Mercury Prize is nearly upon – but which of the 12 acts stands the best chance of scooping the grand prize?
Returning to a more basic, garage-punk sound, ‘Twelve Nudes’ is a short, consistent blast of intelligence and energy directed at the parlous state of society in 2019.
A beginner’s guide to hip-hop legends A Tribe Called Quest.
With their latest EP ‘Life Goes On’, Geoff Barrow’s side-project Beak> quietly affirms itself as one of Britain’s most boundary-pushing bands.
Tyron Frampton delivers a blackly humorous state-of-the-nation address on his excellent debut Slowthai album ‘Nothing Great About Britain’.
An album of endearing yet emotionally sharp power-pop that’s resonated with generations of outcasts, Weezer’s ‘The Blue Album’ turns 25.
Jonny Pierce’s songwriting maintains its sense of purpose on ‘Brutalism’, as he continues to marshal The Drums solo.
Indoor Pets’ story so far has been a bit of a struggle, but ‘Be Content’ is a great pay-off, brimming with fun and loud indie-pop.
Having worked with Kevin Morby and The War On Drugs as a guitarist, Meg Duffy shows herself to be a classy and poignant songwriter on her second Hand Habits album ‘placeholder’.
TEEN’s fourth album ‘Good Fruit’ once again demonstrates the Lieberson sisters’ unique ability to examine the ups and downs of human relationships.