Reviews

The Vaccines Back in Love City

On their fifth album, the London quintet expand their scope with a hearty tribute to country and American music.

Fran González reviews...

Andrew W.K. God is Partying

Following 2018's You're Not Alone, which had Andrew W.K. acting as a motivational self-help coach, the relatively more grim God is Partying is his sharpest pivot yet. It still rocks though.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez parties hard...

Little Simz Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

Sometimes I Might Be Introvert is an open window into the deep and private thoughts the London-based wants to share with us, aware that there's strength in being vulnerable.

Fran González reviews...

Deafheaven Infinite Granite

Infinite Granite, the group’s fifth full-length studio LP, sees George Clarke, Kerry McCoy, and company turning in their screamed vocals, blistering tempos, and eardrum-obliterating tremolos for a more contemplative approach to blackgaze.

Jackson Glassey reviews...

Features

Monsterwatch cranks up the fuzz on Noise You Will Never Care About (First Listen)

Listen to the Seattle trio's blistering new EP a full day before its official release. 

Click here to listen to the EP in full...

Quick Takes (February 2021)

We're back with our first Quick Takes of 2020! Juan Edgardo Rodríguez, alongside writers Mark Moody, Peter Quinton, and Simon Sweeney, once again revisit a handful of albums that caught their attention during the past month. This month's selections include Cassandra Jenkins, Maxïmo Park, Black Country, New Road, and more. 

Cassandra Jenkins leads this month's picks...

Latest Believe the Hype Pick

Little Simz Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

The immeasurable talent that hides behind Simbiatu Ajikawo's fourth LP's nineteen tracks confirms that she's one of the greatest artists of her generation. Sometimes I Might Be Introvert is an open window into the deep and private thoughts the London-based wants to share with us, aware that there's strength in being vulnerable.

Quick Takes

Quicksand Distant Populations

Interiors, Quicksand's celebrated 2017 comeback album, marked a new chapter for the influential post-hardcore band. Frontman Walter Schreifels...

The Wallflowers Exit Wounds

It’s been almost ten years since the Wallflowers released their last album, 2012's Glad All Over. Even if, for most listeners, the Jakob...