Album Reviews

April – ‘Luna’ EP review: Stirring musings on the what-ifs of life and love suited for these uncertain times

The rising Irish bedroom popper searches for meaning amid the shitstorm that is 2020 on her contemplative second EP

Jean Dawson – ‘Pixel Bath’ review: LA-based innovator comes good on an expansive expression of the self

Why stick to one genre when you can convincingly borrow from them all? With his latest album, Dawson solidifies the pick’n’mix appeal of the streaming era

Ty Dolla $ign – ‘Featuring Ty Dolla $ign’ review: a self-referential opus from a star with serious clout

Beneath the noise – the skits, the A-list features – this third solo album is a victory lap for a hugely influential artist

Joe & The Shitboys – ‘The Reson For Hardcore Vibes’ review : no-frills, maximum-glee punk rock

The Faroese band tackle homophobia, veganism and general bad vibes with humour and sincerity

Junglepussy – ‘JP4’ review: rapper and alt-rocker is as wild as her moniker suggests

28-year-old New Yorker Shayna McHayle blends genres with untamed abandon

Boy Pablo – ‘Wachito Rico’ review: viral indie-pop star makes hay while the sun shines

Nicolas Muñoz's debut album proves he deserves all the praise he gets

D Double E – ‘Double Or Nothing’ review: your favourite rapper’s favourite rapper flexes his muscles

With punchlines such as “man will rob William and take that”, the grime icon's second studio is a blast

Gorillaz – ‘Song Machine: Season One – Strange Timez’ review: bingeable brilliance from the pop oddballs

The virtual band continue to eschew tradition and expectation with a guest-heavy alt. pop romp

Keep Dancing Inc. – ‘Embrace’: Parisian trio’s electro-flavoured dancefloor fillers

The Parisian trio gleefully pinch sounds from indie heroes on both side of the Channel
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