Chan Marshall’s first Cat Power album in six years, ‘Wanderer’, is a succinct re-statement of all the musical values that make her such a cult icon.
A bold and aggressive expansion upon all the elements that made ‘Chaleur Humaine’ such a slow-burning success, ‘Chris’ is another winner.
A musical collaboration borne from their PEOPLE project, Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon are a match made in indie-rock heaven on ‘Big Red Machine’.
White Denim aren’t even remotely current on their seventh album ‘Performance’, but it doesn’t prevent them from delivering an enjoyable album full of skewed, oddball insights.
Without Panda Bear for this latest audio-visual project with Coral Morphologic, Animal Collective produce a curious yet compelling suite of watery psychedelia in ‘Tangerine Reef’.
25 years later, Björk’s breakout album ‘Debut’ still sounds stunningly modern and forward-thinking.
Florence Welch’s fourth Florence And The Machine album ‘High As Hope’ is a more mature and grounded experience than her previous efforts, but no less enjoyable.
Panic! At The Disco’s ever-evolving aesthetic sees Brendon Urie imagine what a serotonin-pumped Fall Out Boy might have sounded like in the 1920s.
On ‘Kids See Ghosts’, Kanye West and Kid Cudi find in each other the perfect creative foil – Cudi setting the mood and bringing lyrical honesty, while West provides the edge with his verses and ingenious sampling.
Eclectic yet completely coherent, Neko Case’s eighth solo album ‘Hell-On’ is a triumph for female storytelling in modern music.