The Clavin sisters reckon with getting sober on the compelling third Bleached album, ‘Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough?’
Lush, summery dream-pop dominates the mood on ‘Until The Tide Creeps In’, the debut album from new British indie hopefuls Penelope Isles.
The Africa Express project’s latest album ‘EGOLI’ finally captures the spirit of collaboration properly, with 18 tracks of bangers and bliss-outs.
Parting ways with Brian Burton on production, The Black Keys’ first album in five years is a very obvious homage to classic rock and blues.
The intense hype around experimental noise-rockers Black Midi is justified by the breakneck mania of their debut album ‘Schlagenheim’.
Reforming for the first time in over a decade, Jack White’s The Raconteurs opt to play it comparatively safe on ‘Help Us Stranger’, notwithstanding some moments of weirdness.
Two Door Cinema Club’s fourth album ‘False Alarm’ sees them effortlessly turn the same indie-pop bop-along tricks – but it becomes grating after a short time.
Another charmingly inconsistent collection strewn with incredible highlights from Hot Chip on seventh album ‘A Bath Full Of Ecstasy’.
Anarcho-punks Bad Breeding display more sonic ambition on third album ‘Exiled’, but their masterpiece is still out of reach.
14 years on from their last collaboration, Calexico and Sam Beam once again demonstrate their creative affinity for each other on ‘Years To Burn’.