Album Reviews

Pale Waves – ‘Unwanted’ review: pop-punk-indebted rock that pushes the boundaries

The four-piece delve into the past to forge boldly ahead

Danger Mouse & Black Thought – ‘Cheat Codes’ review: producer and MC are on killer form

The generationally-acclaimed rapper and producer are at their best here

Sylvan Esso – ‘No Rules Sandy’ review: indie electro-poppers chuck out the rulebook

Nick Sanborn and Amelia Meath's fourth album is revealing and relatable

Been Stellar – ‘Been Stellar’ review: one of NYC’s brightest new guitar hopes

Loaded with melodic shoegaze and towering dream-pop, the adopted New Yorkers channel their city’s beauty and darkness into a thrilling arrival

Girls’ Generation – ‘Forever 1’ review: K-pop’s most illustrious girl group prove why they’re timeless and boundless

On their first album in five years, Girls’ Generation keep their classic flavour, but elevate it with new sounds – as expected of a veteran act

Kasabian – ‘The Alchemist’s Euphoria’ review: Leicester rockers reach infinity – and beyond!

The band's first album with Serge Pizzorno on the mic is a space-inspired recalibration

Fireboy DML – ‘Playboy’ review: Afrobeats’ latest global star makes the step up

Following recent international acclaim for his breakout hit 'Peru', the Nigerian artist delivers a self-assured third studio album worthy of the hype

Calvin Harris – ‘Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 2’ review: an all-star grab-bag of sun-drenched sounds

The super-producer's sixth album takes you on a journey to a star-studded boogie wonderland

Doechii – ‘she / her / black bitch’ EP review: rising star is well on the way to perfecting her sound

The Top Dawg Entertainment-signed rapper and singer makes her latest bold statement with this punchy and rebellious release
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