His first new album in six years, Bill Callahan is in reflective and ruminative form on ‘Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest’.
Bedecked with lush strings, sweeping vistas and a cast of restless characters, Bruce Springsteen’s 19th album ‘Western Stars’ displays more passion and drive than bands a third his age.
Hannah Rodgers blooms as a writer and claims an identity and sound of her own with her second Pixx album ‘Small Mercies’.
Delivered with restless energy and no small amount of humour, Mush’s debut EP ‘Induction Party’ continues to mark them out as one of the best British indie hopefuls.
Tyron Frampton delivers a blackly humorous state-of-the-nation address on his excellent debut Slowthai album ‘Nothing Great About Britain’.
Tyler, The Creator takes the creative template he established on ‘Flower Boy’ to the next level on stunning new album ‘IGOR’.
Adopting a rotating cast of female co-vocalists and embracing more influences than ever before, ‘I Am Easy To Find’ represents the most ambitious album by The National yet.
Meshing her avant-garde and pop sensibilities into a coherent and striking insight on AI learning, ‘Proto’ is another incredible album by Holly Herndon.
Delivered at a stable pace and focussed on songwriting, ‘U.F.O.F.’ is the most expansive Big Thief album yet.
In the spirit of all the best post-punk, Drahla’s long-awaited debut album ‘Useless Coordinates’ suggests limitless possibility.