Albums & Releases

Free album: CocknBullKid – Adolescence

It’s a path that occurs way too often in pop. A promising young artist gets…

Download the third mixtape from The Weeknd – Echoes Of Silence

I spent all of Monday afternoon listening to the first two mixtapes from The Weeknd,…

Paula – ‘Change The Subject’ feat. Cadence Weapon

From Arbutus Records, the home of recently featured TOPS, comes Paula who is actually a…

New album streams: Saul Williams, Korallreven, J*DaVeY, Gotye, Sepalcure, We Cut Corners, Kate Bush & more

The best of new album streams this week in A-Z form. See recent album streams…

Album stream: Youth Lagoon – ‘The Year Of Hibernation’

Idaho-based Trevor Powers’ dreamy, brittle and emotive songs have been getting increased buzz on music…

Listen to new albums from Atlas Sound, Space Dimension Controller, Youth Lagoon, Summer Camp, Joker, David Lynch & more

As well as Florence + The Machine, Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble, Tom Waits, Laura Veirs, Kuedo, Buraka Som Sistema, Oneohtrix Point Never, Kuedo, Phantogram, Beach Boys, Cass McCombs, Little Xs For Eyes, Wild Flag.

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…