‘For Those That Wish To Exist’ solidifies Architects’ status as one of British metal’s premier flag bearers.
Consisting of two lengthy compositions, Benjamin John Power’s latest Blanck Mass album ‘In Ferneaux’ is as frustrating as it is inventive.
Embracing a bigger sound than her acutely intimate early work, ‘Little Oblivions’ serves to amplify Julien Baker’s message.
‘The Shadow I Remember’ is as essential as Cloud Nothings have ever sounded, a collection of taut and cathartic meld of garage punk and post-hardcore.
Balancing beauty and meditation with violence and anger, ‘Carnage’ is a strange, near-flawless display of Nick Cave’s artistry.
Gauzy, dreamy folk-pop meets intimate songwriting on Katy Kirby’s stellar debut album ‘Cool Dry Place’.
Managing to exploit small opportunities for invention in their established post-rock template, ‘As The Love Continues’ is another great Mogwai album.
On fourth album ‘Glowing In The Dark’, Django Django partly rediscover the danceable art-rock roots that established them a decade ago.
Slowthai’s paradoxical sophomore album ‘TYRON’ delves into the duality of his psyche, yielding some career highlights that are occasionally let down by underdeveloped ideas.
Mush’s second album ‘Lines Redacted’ feels musically over-stylised, which blunts the impact of their excellent lyrics.