Aided by St. Vincent on production, ‘The Center Won’t Hold’ boasts the widest range of sonic influences for any Sleater-Kinney album so far.
Justin Vernon’s fourth Bon Iver album ‘i, i’ emphasises the balance that needs to be struck between community and the individual, and is his warmest music yet.
David Berman makes a hugely welcome return to music with his new project Purple Mountains.
Freddie Gibbs and Madlib join forces once again for their second collaboration LP ‘Bandana’, which sees them explore each other’s worlds even more thoroughly.
While it’s concerned with well-trodden dystopian themes, ‘ANIMA’ is the first time Thom Yorke has properly expressed his identity outside of the context of Radiohead.
The intense hype around experimental noise-rockers Black Midi is justified by the breakneck mania of their debut album ‘Schlagenheim’.
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.
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’.