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Album review: Lykke Li – so sad so sexy

Album review: Lykke Li – so sad so sexy

Lykke Li’s new album takes a detour from her classic indie-pop formulae; does the rejection to conform pay dividends, or is the album a deviation too far? Lykke Li, Scandinavian dream pop extraordinaire is now a decade into her ever-expanding …read more

Album review: Kanye West – Ye

Album review: Kanye West – Ye

Kanye West’s name has appeared in countless headlines over the past few months, painting an ugly picture of the man behind the genius. His latest studio album Ye was thrown together, and has already been described by many as a …read more

Album review: Ash – Islands

Album review: Ash – Islands

When I think of the band Ash, images flood back to me of having spiky hair, seeing the band at V Festival in 1997 and playing the original Gran Turismo on Playstation (which featured their track “Lose Control”). But how …read more

Album review: Beach House – 7

Album review: Beach House – 7

Hailing from Baltimore, Maryland, an area known more for its links to hip-hop than indie, come Beach House with their aptly named seventh studio album, 7; but will this dream pop duet have us dreaming of them, or lulling us …read more

Album review: Simian Mobile Disco – Murmurations

Album review: Simian Mobile Disco – Murmurations

Simian Mobile Disco aka James Ford and Jas Shaw made an impact back in 2007 with their debut, Attack Decay Sustain Release. Their fearless experimental nature continues with this year’s album entitled Murmurations, but will another step in a different …read more