Embracing a bigger sound than her acutely intimate early work, ‘Little Oblivions’ serves to amplify Julien Baker’s message.
‘The Shadow I Remember’ is as essential as Cloud Nothings have ever sounded, a collection of taut and cathartic meld of garage punk and post-hardcore.
Balancing beauty and meditation with violence and anger, ‘Carnage’ is a strange, near-flawless display of Nick Cave’s artistry.
Gauzy, dreamy folk-pop meets intimate songwriting on Katy Kirby’s stellar debut album ‘Cool Dry Place’.
On fourth album ‘Glowing In The Dark’, Django Django partly rediscover the danceable art-rock roots that established them a decade ago.
A dynamic display of sardonic, muscular post-punk, TV Priest’s debut album ‘Uppers’ is greater than many of the current crop of revivalists’ efforts.
Pulling post-punk, krautrock and jazz into thrilling new shapes, Black Country, New Road’s ‘For The First Time’ is one of British indie’s finest debuts for years.
Reimagining their post-punk sound along more diverse lines, Goat Girl’s second album ‘On All Fours’ is an unmitigated triumph.
Emotions are only dealt with on a superficial level on Arlo Parks’ disappointing debut album ‘Collapsed In Sunbeams’.
Journeying inwards and exploring different rhythms and textures, Bicep’s second album ‘Isles’ is a bit less than the sum of its parts.