Reviews

Sophie Jamieson – 'Release' https://youtu.be/ayyrV7a_Z-Q Moving backwards at speed in her self-filmed music video for ‘Release’, Sophie Jamieson spins round the city, where “oblivion...
There’s something so devastatingly intimate about Sylvan Esso’s 'Free Love', headphones feel like a necessity. On their third full-length album, vocalist Amelia Meath and producer Nick Sanborn continue on their...
Beabadoobee – 'Worth It' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnNHY8CYZXQ Fans are mega-hyped for Beabadoobee's debut album 'Fake It Flowers' which is out very soon indeed. Given the tracks we've heard so far,...
In 2017, the title of Declan McKenna’s debut album asked the listener, “What do you think about the car?” It feels fitting, then, and emblematic of the success the 21-year-old star has seen since, that one of...
Perto & Banoffee – 'I Miss You ' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4YDHcrmvfI As is only fitting for a song that shares a name with Blink 182’s most wistful banger, this team-up from...
Lynn Gunn douses her anguish and anxieties in layered synths and gothic metaphor to deliver PVRIS’ most coherent body of work.  Forming in 2012, Pvris now have a few years of experience under their...
Blackpink & Selena Gomez - ‘Ice Cream’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRXZj0DzXIA In their second massive collab of the year (following June’s ‘Sour Candy’ with Lady Gaga), K-pop queens BLACKPINK team up...
In the last couple years, we have seen Troye Sivan blossom from a break-out artist to a quietly confident queer icon. From the release of his athematic 2018 sophomore album 'Bloom' to unveiling...
It’s been a while since a new Bright Eyes record, and the contemplative weight of ‘Down in the Weeds, Where The World Once Was’ might read as nine years...
Arlo Parks - 'Hurt' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qz4cAAwtv0 Top dogs at Amazon and Zoom aside, Arlo Parks seems to be the only person truly thriving in the hellscape that is 2020....