Released 17.09.02 If making music is about programming, attack and decay, listening to it is we hope about both the … More
Released 22.02.08. Review publication date unknown. Goldfrapp’s last album, 2005’s Supernature, had the eponymous singer cast as an S&M girl … More
The archive series continues with a look at Amy Winehouse’s touchstone album for a generation, Back To Black.
Another edition of the lock down retro series, this time it’s back to 2011 for Metronomy’s peerless update of classic British pop, The English Riviera.
The retro series continues with The Pet Shop Boys essays about love and capitalism, Actually.
The retro series continues with an album which looking back it seemed I hated to love…
Released 12th February 1996. Review originally published 30th December 2012. Just as with punk, looking back at Britpop with years … More
It’s a cliche but it’s true: the history of Britpop was written by the winners, a bunch of ambitious souls … More
Released in 1994 Bark Psychosis’ debut Hex was such a cathartic work that erstwhile critic Simon Reynolds coined the phrase … More
“They made music that they once described as “Immersive soup”, but here the tone is more about the abstract, far out places of experimentation which echo the krautrock, free jazz and psychedelic nuances which became their later avatars.”