Reviews

Kllo – ‘Maybe We Could’ review: subtle tweaks on a moody, alchemical formula

The electronic duo and Melbourne cousins play to their strengths on their anticipated sophomore album

Beabadoobee’s ‘Care’: arena-baiting alt-rock stomper from Gen Z guitar hero

The first taste of Beabadoobee's debut album is here

Idles’ tender new song ‘A Hymn’ is the closest they’ve come to an all-out ballad

Paring the chilling atmospherics of the The xx with Nine Inch Nails' industrial snarl, 'A Hymn' is a brooding new side to the Bristol band

Crack Cloud – ‘Pain Olympics’ review: an electrifying sonic barrage fuelled by communal spirit

The Canadian collective’s debut album feels like an extension of their invaluable work as support workers on the frontline in the fight against their country’s opioid crisis

‘Ghost Of Tsushima’ review: a serene samurai simulator paired with a lacklustre storyline

Sucker Punch’s newest samurai epic has plenty of minor flaws, but it looks and feels amazing to play, and sometimes that’s all that matters

Oracle Sisters – ‘Paris I’ EP review: a dreamy indie-folk collection for blissful days

Cryptic lyrics and mesmerising harmonies combine with jangly guitar for a dreamy introduction to Parisian duo's two-parter release

Juice WRLD – ‘Legends Never Die’ review: rapper’s legacy eclipsed on crowded posthumous album

Too bad this 21-track collection stutters and starts without Jarad Higgins at the helm

otta – ‘songbook’ review: sharp, scattergun anthems eschewing the traditional format

Channelling the frenetic energy of early-Grimes, these songs are confrontational and discombobulating by design

The Beths – ‘Jump Rope Gazers’ review: Auckland four-piece fail to sustain early promise by going off-script for album two

The New Zealand quartet follow their 2018 debut 'Future Me Hates Me' with a record that sacrifices the traits that made their first LP irresistible
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