Machine-tooled for success to the point that it’s utterly unremarkable, the debut album from Lewis Capaldi almost defies analysis.
Adopting a rotating cast of female co-vocalists and embracing more influences than ever before, ‘I Am Easy To Find’ represents the most ambitious album by The National yet.
An emotionally raw album whose message of survival is disguised under forceful pop-punk, ‘Young Enough’ is a major evolution for Charly Bliss.
‘Scatter The Rats’, the first L7 album in 19 years, still packs the punk thrills of old in places but isn’t a great representation of their true power overall.
Delivered at a stable pace and focussed on songwriting, ‘U.F.O.F.’ is the most expansive Big Thief album yet.
Long but exceptionally fresh, bright and upbeat, Vampire Weekend return after a six-year hiatus with double album ‘Father Of The Bride’.
On ‘CrasH Talk’, ScHoolboy Q reflects on a decade in the rap game with a more mature effort, despite some unnecessary filler.
Full of cryptic imagery and vivid storytelling, ‘Designer’ sees Aldous Harding journey even further down the path that’s made her so celebrated already.
Local Natives’ fourth album ‘Violet Street’ is a much freer expression of their talents than any of their other records.
A confident and characterful debut by Jade Bird is another reminder of the importance of female agency in the music industry.