Album Reviews

Kevin Morby – ‘Sundowner’ review: intimate, lo-fi musings on love and isolation

Morby reflects on his Kansas City beginnings on his pensive sixth album

Delmer Darion – ‘Morning Pageants’ review: IDM and ambient experiments become the work of the Devil in striking debut

Electronic duo journey through a sinister underworld to tell the beguiling tale of Satan’s demise on complex debut

Bamily – ‘Oh Damn’ EP review: London party-starters dancing through the madness

Their second effort of the year is a gutsier listen, packed with more tales of British youth culture

merci, mercy – ‘no thank you, no thanks’ review: bruised yet bubbly alt-pop that’s full of character

Rising Aussie artist tackles personal turmoil through infectious bangers that make you feel seen

Omar Apollo – ‘Apolonio’ review: new master of steamy bedroom jams

Apollo's team-ups with Kali Uchis, Ruel (and a touch of Bootsy Collins) generates a cohesive and alluring body of work

Lucia & The Best Boys – ‘The State of Things’ EP review: ’80s sheen and a truly remarkable voice

Glasgow stalwarts look to the '80s for inspiration on their grandiose new EP

Matt Berninger – ‘Serpentine Prison’ review: poise and prowess from The National frontman

The singer takes in rich influences for a deep and intimate listen

Joesef – ‘Does It Make You Feel Good?’ EP review: Glaswegian romantic’s most sincere collection yet

Pop's most versatile theme – heartbreak – is pulled apart and examined in dazzling new ways by Glasgow's new romantic

James Blake – ‘Before’ EP review: loved-up ballads and club bangers come together in harmony

The acclaimed producer assumes what feels like his final form on this expertly crafted four-track record

Ghostemane – ‘ANTI-ICON’ review: like Nine Inch Nails and Three 6 Mafia albums thrown in a meat grinder

The Soundcloud rapper and metalhead combines hip-hop, metal and trap, culminating in a thrilling ghost train ride
Advertisement