Album Reviews

Fenne Lily – ‘BREACH’ review: fuzzed-up musings from Bristolian’s isolation period

Awkwardness, self-acceptance and solitude are all picked-apart on Lily's gnarly second album

Alicia Keys – ‘ALICIA’ review: an enriching blend of empathy, positivity and self-knowledge

This politically engaged seventh album plays to the singer's strengths

Gus Dapperton – ‘Orca’ review: a glimpse into life on-the-road in your twenties

By dropping his guard, Dapperton has reinvented his usual slacker-pop to accommodate his raw emotions

A. Swayze & the Ghosts – ‘Paid Salvation’ review: Tony Hawk-approved world-weary garage rock

This debut might be dealing with a world at war with itself, but that’s not to say it won’t make you dance

Neil Young – ‘The Times’ EP review: classic protest songs reworked to reflect the current chaos

The Godfather of Grunge has re-recorded some of his most vital anti-establishment anthems

Osees – ‘Protean Threat’ review: the dizzying sound of an art-rock renegade chasing his whims

There will be moments at which you'll wonder which parts of this wildly diverse album you’re supposed to be enjoying, but it's never boring

Yellow Days – ‘A Day In A Yellow Beat’: overlong attempt at “ironic dance music”

Graduating from the bedroom-pop tag, the Brit heads to LA – and pulls along Mac DeMarco and Shirley Jones – for an overlong, albeit intriguing second album

Sinead O’Brien – ‘Drowning In Blessings’ EP review: masterful punk poetry just trying to stay afloat

'Drowning In Blessings' plays like a manual for staying sane and driven in a crumbling world

TiaCorine – ‘34Corine’ review: viral star comes good with diverse, deceptively confident debut EP

The North Carolina rapper and singer became a viral star thanks to this year's catchy 'Lotto'
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