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Indie has become word which, all too often, acts as a kind of dismissal. Or a nebulous,
For All My Sisters may not elevate The Cribs into the ‘big time’, but that’s never been the Jarmans’ ambition.
On the back of three albums in two years, Chon have found themselves nestled into a curiously underpopulated pocket of instrumental prog-rock that you can relax to
When a Modest Mouse album comes out, it’s the title that grips you.
‘Dilate’ remains a triumph for newly-born Vessels and is surely the beginning of a fantastic foray into untapped territory for the band.
A mere year and a half since their chart-topping debut album, Irish four-piece Kodaline have returned with their second offering Coming Up For Air.
Once again, Foos have made a sterling, hook-laden album perfect for that next arena tour.
The four-piece may not harness the tortured soul of Pinkerton, but with songs like the blistering ‘Ain’t Got Nobody’ and the gently chugging ‘Cleopatra’, they’ve finally arrested the decline that was in danger of tainting their legacy.
If you were given a copy of Superfood’s new record, bereft of album details and year of production, you’d be hard-pressed to guess just which era this has emerged from; doffing their caps to yesterbaggy, Britpop and everything in between, the Birmingham band’s long-awaited debut album is a delightful collection of wobbly pop and infectious, sun-drenched hooks.
‘Shaking in the Water’ is their best single since ‘Young (Beline)’, beginning with a twinkling, Deaf Havana-esque riff before exploding into a stomping, fist-pumping hook.