Human and generous, ‘Ignorance’ not only represents a significant overhaul in their sound, but also the best thing that The Weather Station have made so far.
A dynamic display of sardonic, muscular post-punk, TV Priest’s debut album ‘Uppers’ is greater than many of the current crop of revivalists’ efforts.
Drawing on more diverse influences than normal, Foo Fighters’ 10th album ‘Medicine At Midnight’ feels like a transitional statement.
Pulling post-punk, krautrock and jazz into thrilling new shapes, Black Country, New Road’s ‘For The First Time’ is one of British indie’s finest debuts for years.
Produced in league with Four Tet, hip-hop producer extraordinaire Madlib delivers a reliably compelling album in ‘Sound Ancestors’.
Reimagining their post-punk sound along more diverse lines, Goat Girl’s second album ‘On All Fours’ is an unmitigated triumph.
Emotions are only dealt with on a superficial level on Arlo Parks’ disappointing debut album ‘Collapsed In Sunbeams’.
Journeying inwards and exploring different rhythms and textures, Bicep’s second album ‘Isles’ is a bit less than the sum of its parts.
More concise, sugar-coated punk gems from Norwegian outfit Pom Poko on sophomore album ‘Cheater’.
Shame’s second album ‘Drunk Tank Pink’ takes a darker turn away from their debut, but comes off like an immaculately observed but ultimately slightly uninspired collection.