Album Reviews

  1. Oddfellow’s Casino: Music from the Cult of Water (Self Released)

    Oddfellow’s Casino: Music from the Cult of Water (Self Released)

    Whimsical Brightonian prog / pop outfit create sparkling redux version of their previous LP

    Posted on Oct 14th, 2021

  2. Harmonious Thelonious: Instrumentals! (Bureau B)

    Harmonious Thelonious: Instrumentals! (Bureau B)

    Tranced-out experiments mesh repetitive grooves with found sounds and fragments of African folk with strangely timeless results

    Posted on Oct 3rd, 2021

  3. David Lance Callahan: English Primitive I (Tiny Global Productions)

    David Lance Callahan: English Primitive I (Tiny Global Productions)

    Wolfhounds frontman crafts spooky, challenging state of the nation epic

    Posted on Oct 3rd, 2021

  4. Dan Haywood: Country Dustbin (TakuRoku Records)

    Dan Haywood: Country Dustbin (TakuRoku Records)

    Singer-songwriter pushes the form to its limits with discursive lyrical epic

    Posted on Oct 3rd, 2021

  5. Ishmael Ensemble: Visions Of Light (Severn Songs)

    Ishmael Ensemble: Visions Of Light (Severn Songs)

    Superb second LP from Bristolian collective essaying jazz, trip-hop and electronica

    Posted on Aug 2nd, 2021

  6. The Go! Team: The Get Up Sequences Part One (Memphis Industries)

    The Go! Team: The Get Up Sequences Part One (Memphis Industries)

    Genre mashing Brighton stalwarts return for sixth album

    Posted on Jul 9th, 2021

  7. Desperate Journalist: Maximum Sorrow! (Fierce Panda)

    Desperate Journalist: Maximum Sorrow! (Fierce Panda)

    Themes for great cities and satellite towns: London post-punk quartet deliver superlative fourth album

    Posted on Jun 25th, 2021

  8. John Grant: Boy From Michigan (Bella Union)

    John Grant: Boy From Michigan (Bella Union)

    Ace lyricist and increasingly fearless sonic voyager unveils sprawling, epic autobiographical album. Dive in, there’s a lot going on here...

    Posted on Jun 17th, 2021

  9. Jack O’ The Clock: Leaving California (Cuneiform Records)

    Jack O’ The Clock: Leaving California (Cuneiform Records)

    Jack O’ The Clock can play their asses off. But should we care? Erm, occasionally...

    Posted on Jun 9th, 2021

  10. Lord Huron: Long Lost (Republic Records)

    Lord Huron: Long Lost (Republic Records)

    US indie folk outfit triumph on beautifully realised fourth LP

    Posted on May 24th, 2021

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