The three new tracks that make up Little Dragon’s latest EP, ‘Lover Chanting’, contain all the traits that make them special but don’t advance their sound.
A collaborative effort between Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus, ‘boygenius’ is an imperious display of empathy and brilliant songwriting.
Although it’s brief, Public Service Broadcasting remain on top form with their latest EP ‘White Star Liner’, a moving evocation of the construction, sinking and discovery of the Titanic.
Vaporwave pioneers Stardazer dazzle with another great EP of retro-futurism in ‘Hong Kong Memories’.
A compelling voice in an otherwise bland wilderness, Sleaford Mods deliver another no-nonsense EP.
Leeds-based band Fizzy Blood’s third EP ‘Pink Magic’ continues to build on the strong foundations they’ve already laid down.
Combining sonic curveballs with accessible, dare we say straightforward moments, ‘Collapse’ is absolutely classic Aphex Twin material.
Katie Crutchfield revisits some of her oldest work with her latest Waxahatchee release ‘Great Thunder’.
The idea of twin, yin/yang EPs is a masterstroke from Iglooghost, with ‘Clear Tamei’ and ‘Steel Mogu’ each scanning as different but complementary works.
Combining Underworld’s pulsing soundscapes and Iggy Pop’s poignant reminiscences, ‘Teatime Dub Encounters’ is an engrossing curio forged by two of independent music’s most characterful artists.