Tag Archive: lp

Album review: Iron & Wine – Beast Epic

Iron & Wine once again shows his uncanny ability to make an album that instantly feels like a long lost friend, says Neil Martin.

Something You Said’s top 20 albums of 2016

It’s that time of the year where we tally up our favourite albums. Here are the LPs that have been on high rotation.

Album review: Max Gowan – Mass Transit

A year after his exceptional and mature debut, Max Gowan has followed up with an album that is deeper and more thoughtful.

Album Review: Grimes – Art Angels

Rhosian Woolridge considers the newest longplayer from Grimes: Pop Music, the great-great-grandchild of rock and roll, died earlier this year in her home, surrounded by family. Pop Music (Pop for short) was revered for… Read More

Art vs Science: Off The Edge of The Earth and Into Forever, Forever

The new Art vs Science album is, for lack of a better word, sexy. Off The Edge of The Earth and Into Forever, Forever is perhaps aptly named; this highly-anticipated sophomore album is a… Read More

Review: Kurt Vile – b’lieve i’m goin down…

Kurt Vile’s sixth full length album b’lieve i’m goin down… is a deeply introspective record, filled with fingerpicking guitar, storyteller twang and existential angst. Call it nu-blues, modern folk, indie riff-rock; who cares? This… Read More

Album review: The Virgance – Paradigm 3

Nathan Smith, better known as UK-based shoegaze/dreampop/noiserock artist The Virgance, has just dropped a new album. Melissa Barrass gives it a listen:  There is such a futuristic sacredness about the production of Paradigm 3… Read More

Review: The debut LP from Dianas

Rhosian Woolridge checks the debut longplayer from Perth-based Dianas: Don’t get me wrong, I love nostalgia as much as the next person. I truly believe ‘Survivor’ by Destiny’s Child is one of the… Read More

Album Review: Gold Class, It’s You

From the minute your ears clasp onto the opening track of “It’s You”, the debut longplayer from Melbourne’s Gold Class, you can hear why there have been comparisons to The Smiths and Joy Division,… Read More

Album review: Wilco, Star Wars

Chicago-based Wilco just released a free-to-download album. Adrian Pedić gives his opinion: There’s a lot to be said about Wilco releasing a new album completely out of the blue, with a novel name and… Read More

Review: We All Want To, The Haze

The opening moments of The Haze set the pace nicely: “Eileen Afternoon” introduces the album with an irresistible riff, while the song slowly builds to its post-chorus release. It introduces listeners to the fuzz-driven… Read More

Album review: Jamie xx – In Colour

In Colour, the surreal debut from Jamie xx, is simply incandescent to the ears. It is animalistic. Rhythmic. Perhaps a kaleidoscopic representation of modern British dance. But most importantly, it establishes Jamie Smith… Read More