Alexandra Denton’s second Shura album ‘forevher’ essays the thrills and anxieties of falling in love.
Fusing harsh noise dynamics with blissful pop, Benjamin John Power’s fourth Blanck Mass album ‘Animated Violence Mild’ finds pleasure in pain, and vice versa.
Spearheaded by the fantastic ‘Magic Of Meghan’, wry London post-punk quartet Dry Cleaning deliver an exceptional debut EP in ‘Sweet Princess’.
Quite aside from the backlash it’s generated, ‘No Man’s Land’ certainly represents an over-extension of Frank Turner’s emotional resources.
While it’s beautifully produced and often enjoyably OTT, Friendly Fires’ third record ‘Inflorescent’ isn’t worth the massive eight-year wait.
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.
On ‘Any Human Friend’, Marika Hackman reclaims female sexuality in pop music and redefines it on her terms, through truthful and passionate songwriting.
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.
Forsaking the electric guitar for the first time in his career, Ty Segall’s latest studio creation ‘First Taste’ still manages to convincingly re-create his psych-garage style.
Two years on from her instant viral success, Claire Cottrill’s first proper Clairo album ‘Immunity’ showcases a vulnerable yet composed and open-minded artist.