Category: Album Reviews

Phoenix – Ti Amo

Phoenix – Ti Amo

[Glassnote] Making a follow-up to 2013’s Bankrupt! (easily in the top 50 albums of the decade for me) was never ...
The Drums – Abysmal Thoughts

The Drums – Abysmal Thoughts

[Anti] For the fourth Drums record, frontman (and now only remaining member of the original lineup) Jonathan Pierce jumped ship ...
The Colorist & Emiliana Torrini – The Colorist & Emiliana Torrini

The Colorist & Emiliana Torrini – The Colorist & Emiliana Torrini

[Rough Trade/Remote Control] Probably best known for her 2009 hit ‘Jungle Drum’, Emiliana Torrini is a former member of Icelandic ...
alt-J – RELAXER

alt-J – RELAXER

[Infectious Music] Strong singles, clever musicianship and an awkward, unsuccessful attempt at genre change saturates alt-J’s third studio album RELAXER, ...
Raised By Eagles – I Must Be Somewhere

Raised By Eagles – I Must Be Somewhere

[ABC Music] Melbourne band Raised By Eagles is bursting with creativity. The country quartet has released three long players since ...
Pheno – Dragon Year

Pheno – Dragon Year

[Electric Ear] Pheno (a.k.a. Jess Green) skilfully evades categorisation on her debut EP, showing off a depth of songwriting and ...
Aldous Harding – Party

Aldous Harding – Party

[4AD] Soft, potent, visceral. Party is a quiet and soothing exploration of Aldous Harding’s observations, worries and confessions. Party feels ...
Illuman8 – Diversity

Illuman8 – Diversity

[OmTap Records] Illuman8’s latest psytrance EP Diversity shows a deep understanding of sound production, musical theory and control of dancefloor ...
Grinspoon – Guide To Better Living: Deluxe Edition

Grinspoon – Guide To Better Living: Deluxe Edition

[Universal Music] The list of albums turning 20 this year is phenomenal. It’s worth looking it up because it’s impossible ...
Glider Pilots – Talk Free

Glider Pilots – Talk Free

[Independent] Welcome to the sleepy world of siblings Benjamin and Samantha Hope. Their vista is like a cloudy sky, full ...