Category : Album review

Sundara Karma Make a Not So Triumphant Return With New Single, ‘Illusions’

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Tuesday saw the much-anticipated release of indie band Sundara Karma’s new single, ‘Illusions’. Attendees of their set at Saturday’s Neighbourhood festival in Manchester were treated to an exclusive listening of this; Twitter tells me the reaction was overwhelmingly positive. Sundara Karma is a band which will appease any generic indie … Read More

Brockhampton Continue to Push Boundaries with New Project, iridescence

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A beautifully crafted project rising from the ashes of past controversy comes iridescence, a confirmation that Brockhampton are still dominating new sound within the hip-hop genre as they continue to push the boundaries of sound, theme and message. iridescence manages to recapture the raw intensity and energy that this fourteen … Read More

alt-J Delves Into the Realms of Hip-Hop with New Album, REDUXER

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Only one year on from their last album, RELAXER, alt-J have returned with a whole new host of music – but it’s far from their intricate brand of indie rock we’ve grown to expect. Instead, remix album REDUXER is a foray into the realms of hip-hop: an unlikely collaboration between … Read More

4 Unmissable Albums From The Summer Break

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Wilf Amis, Backwards/Forwards With his debut two-track EP, Wilf Amis creates a striking world within his selection and manipulation of sounds. During the first track, ‘Backwards’, electronic waves, a soothing, deep bass and seemingly endless repetitive sonic patterns draw the listener to believe they are gently falling into the sand of … Read More

Ólafur Arnalds cleanses and reinvigorates with new album re:member

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re:member || to become oneself again — Ólafur Arnalds (@OlafurArnalds) April 8, 2018 To become oneself again; that is the aim of Ólafur Arnalds’s fourth full-length studio album, re:member. Or maybe it is to go beyond that, as the BAFTA-winning composer has arduously spent “two years and all [his] … Read More

Jagged Moon Make Waves with Debut Single, ‘Learn To Swim’

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It takes Jagged Moon less than three seconds to make their ever so gorgeous-sounding point. Experimenting with a wavy synth filter on the lead guitar, the oscillating riff which opens ‘Learn To Swim’ drives the song with a shimmering consistency until its emphatic finish. And it’ll be stuck in your … Read More

Father John Misty develops his musical persona in ‘God’s Favorite Customer’

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Father John Misty’s fourth LP, God’s Favorite Customer, lives up to the hype created by the success of his previous album. Pure Comedy was released only last year and was regarded as one of the best albums of 2017. Misty’s new album, released June 1st, proves he is a prolific … Read More

Ben Howard releases new gift Noonday Dream

6 months ago / 0 comments

You know that feeling you used to get when playing ‘pass the parcel’ at birthday parties long-forgotten? As the parcel moves around the circle, away from your grasp, you’re desperately hoping the layers will shed themselves so that, by the time the parcel returns, the prize will be ready for … Read More

Jorja Smith mixes dance and commentary in ‘Blue Lights’

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Instead of stumbling through second year like myself, Jorja Smith spent her transition out of teenagehood storming through the internet music scene. Originally released in 2016 when she was only 18, Jorja uploaded the emotive and impactful song ‘Blue Lights’ onto SoundCloud and the rest is history. Smith recently released … Read More

Childish Gambino releases the revolutionary ‘This Is America’

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Childish Gambino, the musical alias of Donald Glover, released the video for his latest single ‘This is America’. In less than a week it has racked up nearly 78 million views, and justifiably so. This is America is a chaotic and incredibly poignant narrative on the current state of the … Read More