Polly Louisa Salmon’s latest GFOTY EP sees her revel in parodying and satirising modern pop trends, while having tremendous fun to boot.
Grasping a much-ignored truth that poetry and romance have a place in punk rock, Fontaines D.C.’s debut album ‘Dogrel’ is a modern classic.
Looking to their past for inspiration but skillfully avoiding the traps of cheap nostalgia, ‘No Geography’ is the best Chemical Brothers album in 20 years.
Teaching listeners to embrace their dysfunctions, ‘Morbid Stuff’ is the angriest and yet most empathetic PUP record to date.
Mixing their literacy and charm with a new-found love for the off-kilter and psychedelic, ‘Interview Music’ is Idlewild’s best album in 15 years.
Jonny Pierce’s songwriting maintains its sense of purpose on ‘Brutalism’, as he continues to marshal The Drums solo.
Full of teenage angst, drama, insecurity and insight, ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’ shows why Billie Eilish has been quite such a divisive figure.
Belgian trio Brutus meld post-hardcore, black metal and hard rock to make some thrilling compounds on their sophomore album ‘Nest’.
A confident album of narrative alt-rock world building, Nilüfer Yanya’s debut record ‘Miss Universe’ introduces the public to a fresh voice.
Spanning 10 years, three albums and an EP, ‘The Beirut School’ is an excellent snapshot of what makes Lebanese indie-pop activists Mashrou’ Leila so compelling.