Lana Del Rey, 2012’s marmite artist, is back with an EP that might not be paradise, but shows an artist that is hear to stay…
Author Alexander James Green
Muse’s 6th album, The 2nd Law, may not be a “christian gangsta rap jazz odyssey”; it is, however, arguably Muse’s worst album and one of the biggest musical disappointments of 2012
How To Dress Well’s sophomore effort, Total Loss, fails to maintain the lo-fi closeness of his early works, but is still an album of intense R&B-infused musical beauty.
Bloc Party’s long awaited return ends with Four; a album without an imaginative name and with limited imaginative content
Coexist, the xx’s follow-up to debut album xx, remains one of the most eagerly anticipated albums…
After producing one of the best albums of 2009, Grizzly Bear are back with new single ‘Yet Again’; the debut track from the forthcoming Shields
Delilah may be behind her contemporaries in terms of time, but from the evidence of debut LP, From The Roots Up, is miles ahead with quality and talent; producing a trip-hop laced sensual album full of pop gems.
Animal Collective’s new single Animal Collective deserts any sign of Merriweather and plows full steam ahead in the weird and wonderful of psychedelic pop; it’s like musical tripping
Electro-pop outfit Passion Pit has created an album that is infectious, upbeat and mesmerising; at times though, its just far too much…
Alexander Green reviews The View’s fourth effort, Cheeky For A Reason and finds a band that probably should have disappeared a while ago
The xx return with new single Angels, a song of sparse emptiness and foreboding percussion. It’s not the new dancefloor direction promised, but a teaser of what’s to come.
With their 4th album, Beach House have truly Bloom-ed and may have produced the most mesmerising album of the year.
Marina & The Diamonds is back with sophomore effort ‘Electra Heart’; a confused-concept with eurotrash beats and Katy Perry all mashed into one.