Albums & Releases

Album stream: GOODTIME – The Colours Of Darkness

The Colours Of Darkness is the third album from John Cowhie aka Goodtime John but…

Album of the month: Twin Sister – In Heaven

Twin Sister’s In Heaven has been my most-played most-inviting record for the last while: hardly…

Listen to new albums from M83, Civil Civic, Real Estate, The Ambience Affair, Mayer Hawthorne, New Look & more

The best of new album streams this week in A-Z form. The Ambience Affair –…

Listen to new albums from Bjork, Feist, Death in Vegas, Plaid, The Field, Future Islands, Wilco, Jeffrey Lewis & loads more

The best of new album streams this week in A-Z form. Bjork – Biophilia Death…

Album of the week: Jape – Ocean Of Frequency

“I had thought that the follow up to Ritual was finished about three times so…

Listen to songs from the soundtrack to Drive

Nicolas Winding Refnd’s Drive is a brilliant neon-lit noir tale of a getaway driver. It…

Listen to Land Lovers’ new album Confidants

A little bit of that Popical Island magic has rubbed off on Land Lovers‘ second…

Housse de Racket – Alessia

I caught these Housse De Racket guys at Berlin Festival and was impressed enough to…

Album of the week: Das Racist – Relax

Brooklyn three-piece cheeky rappers Das Racist released two mixtapes last year Shut Up, Dude and…

Album of the week: Active Child – You Are All I See

You Are All I See, the debut album from Pat Grossi aka Active Child has…

Tieranniesaur – Tieranniesaur (album stream premiere)

Tieranniesaur – Tieranniesaur is album of the week. When Popical Island first appeared on the…

Album Of The Week: Brownswood Electr*c 2

Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood label releases a second compilation of electronic beat music which picks up…

Album Of The Week: Patrick Kelleher & His Cold Dead Hands – Golden Syrup

Patrick Kelleher & His Cold Dead Hands‘ second album was never going to be exactly…

Album Of The Week: The Horrors – Skying

From punk rock caricatures on their debut album Strange Life to psychedelic Kraut-rockers on Primary Colours and now ’80s revivalists, The Horrors have traversed an increasingly interesting path over the last six years. Skying finds them celebrating…

Album Of The Week: SBTRKT – SBTRKT

Take a look at that tribal mask. Aaron Jerome’s producer alter-ego is about the join…

Listen to Bon Iver’s new album (Album of the week)

There’s no doubt, the new self-titled Bon Iver album will be a divisive release for…

Album stream: Retarded Cop – You Have The Right To Remain Retarded

Album of the week time. Those who have been following Gaz Le Rock’s accelerated work-rate…

Album Of the Week: Planningtorock – W

Janine Rostron’s second album W is clearly the result of an informed and talented musician,…

Album of the Week: Young Montana? – Limerence

limerence (plural limerences) An involuntary state of mind which seems to result from a romantic…

And So I Watch You From Afar – Gangs (album stream premiere)

Album Of The Week: Gangs by ASIWYFA The heart of And So I Watch You…