Album Reviews

  1. The Burning Hell: Garbage Island (BB Island)

    The Burning Hell: Garbage Island (BB Island)

    Canadian indie troupe tackles the pandemic and eco-catastrophe in surreal lockdown concept album

    Posted on Jun 24th, 2022

  2. Gintis: Hope Is All We Have (Mai 68 Records)

    Gintis: Hope Is All We Have (Mai 68 Records)

    Slow burning psych / chamber pop platter from North Wales stalwarts, their first in over a decade

    Posted on Jun 7th, 2022

  3. Oddfellow’s Casino: Prince of the Starry Wheel (Nightjar Records)

    Oddfellow’s Casino: Prince of the Starry Wheel (Nightjar Records)

    Brightonian diviners of atmospheric folktronica return with superb new set

    Posted on Apr 26th, 2022

  4. Animal Collective: Time Skiffs (Domino)

    Animal Collective: Time Skiffs (Domino)

    Baltimore experimental pop collective blast back with focused, dynamic set, their first in six years

    Posted on Apr 26th, 2022

  5. Wet Leg: Wet Leg (Domino)

    Wet Leg: Wet Leg (Domino)

    Much-heralded indie rock outfit deliver excellent first album

    Posted on Apr 11th, 2022

  6. Black Doldrums: Dead Awake (Fuzz Club Records)

    Black Doldrums: Dead Awake (Fuzz Club Records)

    North London gothic shoegaze notables repay the promise shown on earlier releases with excellent debut LP

    Posted on Mar 30th, 2022

  7. Curtis Harding: If Words Were Flowers (Anti Records)

    Curtis Harding: If Words Were Flowers (Anti Records)

    Atlanta soul singer issues scintillating third album

    Posted on Feb 7th, 2022

  8. Ben Chasny: The Intimate Landscape (Drag City)

    Ben Chasny: The Intimate Landscape (Drag City)

    Six Organs of Admittance Man delivers collection of delicate guitar instrumentals

    Posted on Jan 28th, 2022

  9. The Jazz Butcher: The Highest in the Land (Tapete Records)

    The Jazz Butcher: The Highest in the Land (Tapete Records)

    Cult singer-songwriter 'does a Bowie' and leaves us with a classy swansong

    Posted on Jan 26th, 2022

  10. Bill Callahan & Bonnie Prince Billy: Blind Date Party (Drag City)

    Bill Callahan & Bonnie Prince Billy: Blind Date Party (Drag City)

    Indie singer-songwriter royalty stay sane by enlisting labelmates for quirkily eclectic collaboration frenzy

    Posted on Dec 6th, 2021

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