Album Reviews

Album Release Rundown – Pijn & Conjurer, Oh Sees, Blanck Mass, Oso Oso and Cultdreams

Die! Die! Die! – O

Press Club – Wasted Energy

Ty Segall – First Taste

Grey Hairs – Health & Social Care

Russian Circles – Blood Year

ROWSDOWER – The Michael Jordans of Suicide

B Boys – Dudu

Album Release Rundown – Bill Ryder-Jones, Throes and Dead Nature

Prayer Group – Eudean

Down I Go – All Down the Church in Midst of Fire, the Hellish Monster Flew, and Passing Onward to the Quire He Many People Slew

Damn Teeth – Real Men

Claw The Thin Ice – Colour Phase

Jamie Lenman – Shuffle

Album Release Rundown – Black Midi, Titus Andronicus and Hot Chip

Drahla – Useless Coordinates

The St. Pierre Snake Invasion – Caprice Enchanté

Lower Slaughter – Some Things Take Work

Dinosaur Pile-Up – Celebrity Mansions

Tropical Trash – Southern Indiana Drone Footage


Honeyblood – In Plain Sight

Cate Le Bon – Reward

Album Release Rundown – The National, Ruined Spirit and Holding Patterns

Album Release Rundown – Employed To Serve, Mac DeMarco and We Never Learned To Live

USA Nails – Life Cinema

Album Release Rundown – Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Big Thief and Pile

Dead Arms – Simply Dead

Sly & The Family Drone – Gentle Persuaders

PAWS – Your Church On My Bonfire

Wand – Laughing Matter

Trigger Cut – Buster

Memory of Elephants – Beachballin’

Idlewild – Interview Music

PRIESTS – The Seduction of Kansas

Beige Palace – Leg

Crows – Silver Tongues

American Football – LP3

Album Release Rundown – Sleaford Mods, Drenge and worriedaboutsatan

Homeshake – Helium

Album Release Rundown – A.A. Williams, Blood Red Shoes and The Yacht Club


You Tell Me – S/T

Irk – Recipes from the Bible

Wilderness Hymnal – Anthropocene

itoldyouiwouldeatyou – Oh Dearism

Architects – Holy Hell

All The Best Tapes – APEX EMOTION

Pijn – Loss

Kagoule – Strange Entertainment

Basement – Beside Myself

Black Peaks – All That Divides

Album Release Rundown – Doe, Songs for Walter, Slow Crush, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs

Beak> – >>>

a-tota-so – S/T

We Were Promised Jetpacks – The More I Sleep The Less I Dream

Vennart – To Cure A Blizzard Upon A Plastic Sea

Alison Statton & Spike – Bimini Twist

Sauna Youth – Deaths

Album Release Rundown – Mogwai, Menace Beach, Wren, Muncie Girls, IDLES

Death Cab For Cutie – Thank You For Today

OH SEES – Smote Reverser

Foxing – Nearer My God

Delta Sleep – Ghost City

Fauxchisels – At The B​.​C​.​R​.​C.

P.D. Liddle – Casual Labour

Death and the Penguin – Anomie

Talons – We All Know

Rope – Come Closer Now

Orchards – Losers/Lovers

Youth Man – Five Songs

Modern Rituals – The Light That Leaks In

Nine Inch Nails – Bad Witch

Album Release Rundown – 25/05/2018

Blanket – How To Let Go

Jo Passed – Their Prime

Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel

Now, Now – Saved

I Feel Fine – Long Distance Celebration

We Are Scientists – Megaplex

The Hyena Kill – Spun

Poly-Math – House of Wisdom | We Are The Devil

Hoof Glove – S/T

Slug – HiggledyPiggledy

Mastersystem – Dance Music

The Maple State – The Things I Heard At The Party

Tangled Hair – We Do What We Can

Bearfoot Beware – Sea Magnolia

Turbowolf – The Free Life

Rolo Tomassi – Time Will Die and Love Will Bury It

Gulfer – Dog Bless

Happy Accidents – Everything But The Here And Now

Pianos Become The Teeth – Wait For Love

Wild Beasts – Last Night All My Dreams Came True

DZ Deathrays – Bloody Lovely

Anna Burch – Quit The Curse

The Spook School – Could It Be Different?

Field Music – Open Here

Hookworms – Microshift

shame – Songs Of Praise

The Xcerts – Hold On To Your Heart

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly –
Young Adult

Trudy and the Romance –
Junkyard Jazz

Dialects – Because Your Path Is Unlike Any Other

Human Pyramids – Home

Jamie Lenman – Devolver

JOHN – God Speed In The National Limit

And So I Watch You From Afar – The Endless Shimmering

Trojan Horse – Fukushima Surfer Boys

Days Fade, Nights Grow – Amelioration

Chiyoda Ku – How It Works

Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Luciferian Towers

Kiran Leonard – Derevaun Seraun

Sløtface – Try Not To Freak Out

Everything Everything – A Fever Dream

Down I Go – Mortals

The Cribs – 24-7 Rock Star Shit

She The Throne – She The Throne

Manchester Orchestra – A Black Mile To The Surface

Wot Gorilla – Angel Numbers

Crashtactics – The Hawk Is Out

USA Nails – Shame Spiral

Sweet Baboo – Wild Imagination

Kamikaze Girls – Seafoam

Donnie Willow – Exhibition

Employed To Serve – The Warmth Of A Dying Sun

Tricot – 3

Weirds – Swarmculture

Gun Shy – The Long Dance

AT THE DRIVE IN – in • ter a • li • a

Peaness – Are You Sure?

Post War Glamour Girls – Swan Songs

The Physics House Band – Mercury Fountain

Gallops – Bronze Mystic

Wax Futures – The Museum of Everything

Husky Loops – Husky Loops

OHHMS – The Fool

FES – You Do You

Hannah Lou Clark – The Heart And All Its Sin

Pulled Apart By Horses – The Haze

Minus The Bear - VOIDS

Minus The Bear – VOIDS

Lost Ground - Absent

Lost Ground – Absent

Los Campesinos! - Sick Scenes

Los Campesinos! – Sick Scenes

Pissed Jeans - Why Love Now

Pissed Jeans – Why Love Now

Meat Wave - The Incessant

Meat Wave – The Incessant

Dutch Uncles - Big Balloon

Dutch Uncles – Big Balloon

Tall Ships - Impressions

Tall Ships – Impressions

Homeshake - Fresh Air

Homeshake – Fresh Air

Japandroids - Near To The Wild Heart Of Life

Japandroids – Near To The Wild Heart Of Life

Piles Of Clothes - Songs Etc.

Piles Of Clothes – Songs Etc.

You Break, You Buy - Don't Join The Circus

You Break, You Buy – Don’t Join The Circus

Menace Beach - Lemon Memory

Menace Beach – Lemon Memory

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes - Modern Ruin

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – Modern Ruin

blanket - Our Brief Encounters

blanket – Our Brief Encounters

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs - Feed the Rats

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs – Feed the Rats

Pijn - Floodlit

Pijn – Floodlit

Enemies - Valuables

Enemies – Valuables

Hen Party – Glitter Sweats

Hen Party – Glitter Sweats

Black Surf - Let’s Pretend It’s Summer | デラックスエディション

Black Surf – Let’s Pretend It’s Summer | デラックスエディション

Verse Metrics - We'll Be Listening and Remembering Until We're Old and Unsteady

Verse Metrics – We’ll Be Listening and Remembering Until We’re Old and Unsteady



Vogons - The Ocular Theft Of Other Peoples Wonderment

Vogons – The Ocular Theft Of Other Peoples Wonderment

Adam Betts - Colossal Squid

Adam Betts – Colossal Squid

Young Legionnaire - Zero Worship

Young Legionnaire – Zero Worship

Nova Hands - R-EP

Nova Hands – R-EP

INTO MY PLASTIC BONES - A Symbolic Tennis Pot

INTO MY PLASTIC BONES – A Symbolic Tennis Pot

Tigercub - Abstract Figures In The Dark

Tigercub – Abstract Figures In The Dark

TOY MOUNTAINS I Swore I’d Never Speak of This Agai

TOY MOUNTAINS – I Swore I’d Never Speak of This Again

CaStLeS - Fforesteering

CaStLeS – Fforesteering

Totorro - Come To Mexico

Totorro – Come To Mexico

Black Marble - It's Immaterial

Black Marble – It’s Immaterial

Mums - Land Of The Giants

Mums – Land Of Giants

God Damn - Everything Ever

God Damn – Everything Ever

Cattle - Nature's Champion

Cattle – Nature’s Champion

Preoccupations - S/T

Preoccupations – S/T

The Hyena Kill - Atomised

The Hyena Kill – Atomised

Cleft - Wrong

Cleft – Wrong

Godzilla Black - 'Press The Flesh'

Godzilla Black – ‘Press The Flesh’

Cleft – BOSH!

Kusanagi – They Will Come Back For You… EP