More dynamic and diverse than anything they’ve done before, ‘Serfs Up!’ is where the hype around Fat White Family is finally justified.
Flitting between heartbreak, female empowerment and braggadoccio, ‘Cuz I Love You’ should finally see Lizzo break into the mainstream.
A confident and characterful debut by Jade Bird is another reminder of the importance of female agency in the music industry.
Sophomore effort ‘Not Waving, But Drowning’ buttresses the reputation of Loyle Carner as one of the most intelligent and empathetic voices in British music.
‘Social Cues’ represents a significant revival of artistic fortunes for Matt Shultz and Cage The Elephant.
Kristian Matsson springs few surprises on his fifth The Tallest Man On Earth album.
Polly Louisa Salmon’s latest GFOTY EP sees her revel in parodying and satirising modern pop trends, while having tremendous fun to boot.
Grasping a much-ignored truth that poetry and romance have a place in punk rock, Fontaines D.C.’s debut album ‘Dogrel’ is a modern classic.
Rounding off the ‘beach series’ in style, Anderson .Paak’s third album ‘Ventura’ is yet another masterful creation of hip-hop, soul, disco and funk.
Looking to their past for inspiration but skillfully avoiding the traps of cheap nostalgia, ‘No Geography’ is the best Chemical Brothers album in 20 years.