When the genre you helped create and popularise is coming under fire for a lack of creativity, it feels only right to come back and show everyone how it’s done. Make no mistake about it, The Strokes are THE indie band of the 21st century.Continue reading “The Strokes – The New Abnormal: Album Review”
The dizzying heights of a superstar can be the downfall of many celebrities, it’s so easy to be mesmerised by the Blinding Lights. On The Weeknd’s new album After Hours, we get an exclusive insight into the kaleidoscopic highs and lows of a generational pop culture phenomenon.Continue reading “The Weeknd – After Hours: Album Review”
Notes On A Conditional Form is a smorgasbord of vivid ideas that may have been better suited on two separate projects, but it’s yet another demonstration of why The 1975 are the country’s most divisive yet essential band. Matty Healy put it best himself on Frail State Of Mind: “what’s the vibe? I wouldn’t know”.Continue reading “The 1975 – Notes On A Conditional Form: Review”
It’s that time again, let us reflect on all the great albums released this year with our definitive Top 50 Albums of 2019 list; featuring hip-hop megastars, thrash metal crossovers and pop masterclasses.
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Five years after her mind-bending, earth-shattering debut, FKA Twigs has brought us MAGDALENE, a sophomore studio album so immersive and shimmering that it could only come from Tahliah Barnett; the world’s most kaleidoscopic popstar.