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Album Reviews

Real Estate – ‘The Main Thing’ review: suburban rockers undergo creative blossoming (and turn a little disco!)

The New Jersey band flex their musical muscles on their first album in three years

Skengdo X AM – ‘EU Drillas’ review: pan-European mixtape proves the Brixton duo are ideal ambassadors for UK drill

Well, someone's got to bring us back together with Europe, so why not Brixton heroes Skengdo X AM? The drill duo have recruited the...

Royce Da 5’9″ – ‘The Allegory’ review: a lesson in lyricism with wise words from Eminem and lesser-known talents

The Detroit rapper throws listeners into a world of sophisticated storytelling

BTS – ‘Map Of The Soul: 7’: Korea’s global heavyweights come of age and survey their already enormous legacy

This is an album full of big ideas, strong conviction and unguarded emotion

Ozzy Osbourne – ‘Ordinary Man’ review: the metal icon has quicksilver in his veins on first album in a decade

Undimmed by ill health and still having an absolute blast, the Wizard of Ozz remains a force to be reckoned with

King Krule – ‘Man Alive!’ review: the Krulean gloom lifts to reveal a more optimistic worldview

Fresh from escaping London and becoming a father, a renewed and refreshed Archy Marshall produces the most uplifting King Krule album yet

Moses Boyd – ‘Dark Matter’ review: dazzling jazz bangers built for the dancefloor

Moses Boyd’s ‘Dark Matter’ – his solo debut as a producer and band leader proper – draws on such a melting-pot of genres