Album Reviews | By Volume - Page 2 of 24

What is this life, why do we strive? Fast on a wheel, too fast to feel. One day, my love, this life will slow. Sam Brookes - One Day

Maybeshewill – Fair Youth

Maybeshewill have created a monstrous beauty.

Prawn – Kingfisher

Twinkling guitars, excellent weaving. You get an A+, Prawn.


Impressive and on the cusp of breathtaking, but there’s a little missing.

Amanda X – Amnesia

A promising debut of exhilarating guitar-rock.

Charlie Simpson – Long Road Home

The very pleasant cover art shows Simpson fading into the background.

The Cape Race – Home, Truths

Near-operatic, ultra-passionate Mancunian alt-rock.

Spoon – They Want My Soul

Spoon return with one of their best albums yet.

Sam Smith – In the Lonely Hour

Flashes of brilliance, but ultimately lackluster.

Owl John – Owl John

Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison carves his own shelter from old wood


A Place That Doesn't Exist - Willis Earl Beal
Willis Earl Beal - Toilet Parade (Ode to NYC)
Real Estate - Talking Backwards
Wolves - 1969
Bloc Party - Four
Dean Blunt - Stone Island
Mumdance - Springtime EP
Drake - Too Much
Bill Callahan - Dream River

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