Album Reviews

Everything Everything – ‘Raw Data Feel’ review: A.I. bot’s lyrics outshone by pop gold

Forget the lyric-writing AI bot – the glistening instrumentation proves the focus here

Kendrick Lamar – ‘Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers’ review: a cathartic, soul-baring autobiography

The rapper triumphs with a collection on which observational skills go into overdrive

The Smile – ‘A Light For Attracting Attention’: free and easy Radiohead side-project

Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and Sons Of Kemet’s Tom Skinner cut loose

The Black Keys – ‘Dropout Boogie’ review: down-the-line rock destined for good times

The Ohio blues-rockers pack a familiar swagger on their 11th studio album

Mallrat – ‘Butterfly Blue’ review: sublime pop portraits

Much of the Australian alt-pop artist’s debut screams potential hit – these compelling compositions are still perfect for bedrooms, but could captivate festival stages, too

Kevin Morby – ‘This Is A Photograph’ review: heart-bursting, life-affirming beauty

The Kansas City troubadour’s seventh album is an epic ode to the fragility of life

Tomorrow X Together – ‘minisode 2: Thursday’s Child’ review: even the worst heartbreak can’t put out their creative spark

The HYBE boyband sink – and then soar – through the stages of getting over a break-up on this sublime release

Bad Bunny – ‘Un Verano Sin Ti’ review: the sound of an artist in his imperial phase

The Puerto Rican superstar's new album is vibrant and surprising
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