Mia Hughes

Mitski – ‘The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We’ review: masterful, as ever

The US artist's second post-hiatus record does away with the glossy sheen and favours hushed intimacy.

The Armed – ‘Perfect Saviors’ review: a complex and forward-thinking sonic shift

With their fourth album, the Detroit hardcore oddballs unveil themselves by making a bold shift in sound

De’Wayne – ‘My Favourite Blue Jeans’ review: say hello to a new rock’n’roll powerhouse

The LA-based rocker's vibrant personality – and sheer willpower – makes for a new nuanced, thrilling character on the scene

Soccer Mommy – ‘Sometimes, Forever’ review: nuanced and purposeful songwriting

Sophie Allison combines intensely confessional lyrics with her pop-minded melodies

Porridge Radio – ‘Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To The Sky’ review: a bittersweet sequel

The Brighton band continue to prove themselves uniquely compelling

Warpaint – ‘Radiate Like This’ review: 2010s titans mark their return with joy and playfulness

This comeback is a tribute to what you can accomplish when creating with people you love

Melody’s Echo Chamber – ‘Emotional Eternal’ review: pysch artist’s ode to the right track

Melody Prochet returns with a third album that finds her coming blissfully into focus

The Linda Lindas – ‘Growing Up’ review: a resilient, open-hearted statement of intent

The viral LA teen punks represent a new generation who are more aware of their power and committed to using it than any before them

Pup, ‘THE UNRAVELING OF PUPTHEBAND’ – review: destructive Toronto punks get meta

The quartet grapple with fame, fortune and their own inclinations to fuck it all up

Kills Birds – ‘Married’ review: a rich, vital rock album to rally behind

The LA trio's urgent second album laces together trauma, anxiety and social commentary with knife-sharp lyrics