Stephen Bruner’s third Thundercat album ‘It Is What It Is’ is enormous fun and projects a message of acceptance, of living in the moment.
Hobbled by a very short run-time, Dirty Projectors’ latest EP ‘Windows Open’ feels slightly unsatisfying and insubstantial as we wait for a new album.
An album suffering a slight identity crisis, split between jazz, electronica and punk, ‘100% Yes’ is a blip for the talented Melt Yourself Down.
A curate’s egg only of interest to hard-bitten Sufjan fans, ‘Aporia’ is a series of frustratingly half-formed good ideas recorded with his stepfather Lowell Brams.
Nandi Rose Plunkett’s second Half Waif album ‘The Caretaker’ is a beautiful and dark record, exuding resilience and vulnerability in equal measure.
Recorded after years of personal struggle, Holly Lapsley Fletcher’s long-awaited second album ‘Through Water’ is therapeutic and cathartic.
Nocturnal vignettes of the modern dating landscape, ‘The Night Chancers’ is Baxter Dury’s most complete album yet.
‘You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere’ is a slightly disappointing and anonymous fourth album from The Districts, whose previous output had been so intriguing.
Circa Waves’ fourth release consists of two mini-albums encompassing happiness and sadness. An ambitious concept that’s disappointingly more of the same.
Kieran Hebden’s latest Four Tet album ‘Sixteen Oceans’ is the soundtrack of an artist reflecting on his achievements and exploring many ideas at once.