On their third album ‘Hot Motion’, Temples unfortunately over-polish their sound and lose many of the winning characteristics that made them so satisfying.
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.
Mattiel’s second studio album ‘Satis Factory’ doesn’t dwell much on detail but delivers on nostalgia-infused garage rock.
Worn-out musical inspirations and lazy songwriting make Circa Waves’ third album ‘What’s It Like Over There?’ a significant let-down.
Perfectly capturing the human experience of love, heartache and the struggle for autonomy, Julia Jacklin’s sophomore album ‘Crushing’ is an emotional triumph.
A decade into their career, White Lies show more signs of evolving their grey, monolithic post-punk sound than ever before on ‘FIVE’.
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.
Regaining the screaming, cathartic impetus they had lost the last time out, Dylan Baldi’s Cloud Nothings hit top form with fifth album ‘Last Building Burning’.
Dabbling further in electronics and with the rougher, more lo-fi end of indie, Hippo Campus waste no time in delivering a follow-up to last year’s debut album.
Rosa Walton and Jenny Hollingworth deliver a mature and inventive follow-up to a brilliant debut with the second Let’s Eat Grandma album ‘I’m All Ears’.