St. Vincent Masseduction

Masseduction is another confident step towards cult supremacy for Annie Clark, where she deliberately entices without thinking about the danger of exposing too much of herself.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

William Patrick Corgan Ogilala

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman recruits veteran producer Rick Rubin for his latest solo venture, a classic singer-songwriter effort which unfolds with a simplicity that vouches for his character and situation.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Yumi Zouma Willowbank

The New Zealand electropop band's second effort sounds like a continuation of last year’s Yoncalla, yet forged with a stronger bond, offering an impartial view of pop history while taking some stealthy risks.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Wolf Alice Visions of a Life

The second LP from London four-piece Wolf Alice is in many ways an extension of their impressive debut of two years ago, and sees them refine the volatile, shape-shifting time-bomb that is their sound in a hugely assured manner.

Carl Purvis reviews...


Quick Takes (August 2017)

In our ongoing Quick Takes feature, writers Juan Edgardo Rodríguez and Carl Purvis (and Sean Caldwell!) once again revisit a handful of albums that caught their attention during the past month. Featuring albums from The War on Drugs, Liars, Ghostpoet, Nadine Shah and more.

Adam Granduciel's deep gaze lets you in...

Wolf Alice (Interview)

Ahead of the release of Visions of a Life later this month, Craig Stevens spoke to Theo from Wolf Alice about the band's forthcoming album, their success in the US and secret sets.

Click here to read the interview...


South Korean Thrillers

South Korea's film industry is producing some of the most interesting, thrilling movies at the moment. Here's a beginner's guide to film from the country worth watching.

Angel Aguilar writes...


20th Century Women (Mike Mills)

Strengthened by a sophisticated autobiographical screenplay, the film's poignant and warmly amusing scenes capture an enriching spectrum of resilient personalities in 1979 Santa Barbara, CA.

Grant Phipps regards...