Album Reviews

m83 fantasy review

M83 : Fantasy

A familiar shade of cinematic from Anthony Gonzalez

Liturgy 93696 review

Liturgy : 93696

The experimental black metal group continues their path into unconventional realms

Unknown Mortal Orchestra V review

Unknown Mortal Orchestra : V

Ruban Nielson and company’s new double album pairs ambition with production sheen

Xiu Xiu Ignore Grief review

Xiu Xiu : Ignore Grief

A case study in suffocating nightmares

Lonnie Holley : Oh Me Oh My

A deeply soulful force of nature

Judiciary Flesh and Blood review

Judiciary : Flesh + Blood

A cutting edge hybrid of metal and hardcore

Kate NV wow review

Kate NV : WOW

The Russian born electronic artist delivers a joyful expression of absurdity

Enslaved Heimdal review

Enslaved : Heimdal

One of Norway’s most consistently strong black metal bands show their first sign of coasting in over a decade.

songs of bacharach and costello review

Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach : The Songs of Bacharach & Costello

An expanded look into a fruitful songwriting partnership

Faten Kanaan Afterpoem review

Faten Kanaan : Afterpoem

A contemplative intersection of classical and ambient music

Zulu A New Tomorrow review

Zulu : A New Tomorrow

The L.A. group redefine hardcore with eclectic influences and poignant commentary

Anatomy of Habit Black Openings review

Anatomy of Habit : Black Openings

The Chicago metal group further pursue their progressive instincts to greater heights

the church the hypnogogue review

The Church : The Hypnogogue

The Australian psych legends deliver one of their most stunning pieces of work more than 40 years in

Bilk self-titled album

Bilk : Bilk

Party music for a new generation.

Orbital : Optical Delusion

An upper echelon work from the Hartnoll brothers, three-plus decades into their career

best new releases algiers

Algiers : SHOOK

An all-star affair that finds the group pursuing their most eclectic set of songs.

Andy Shauf : Norm

Even when painting with muted hues, Shauf makes someone else’s life sound a little sweeter.

Kelela : Raven

On her long-awaited sophomore album, Kelela delivers an hourlong dancefloor utopia

Paramore : This Is Why

The group reinforce their continued growth with another stellar set of songs

Narrow Head : Moments of Clarity

Grunge-gaze in shades of beige