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Last year’s debut album ‘Kinds of Sadness’ by Brisbane solo artist Cloud Tangle was a sign of something special brewing in the home studios of Amber Ramsay – it was one of our favourite Australian/New Zealand releases for 2020 and indicative of a prodigious talent. Cloud Tangle is back with the album ‘Swells’ – another …

Moby announces new album Reprise, which will give a classical makeover to much-loved highlights from the musical pioneer’s 30-year career. Together with the Budapest Art Orchestra, new orchestral and acoustic arrangements see recognizable rave classics and anthems truly transformed. A stellar line-up of guest artists include Kris Kristofferson, Amythyst Kiah, Gregory Porter, Skylar Grey, Mark …

Ireland’s For Those I love is essentially the work of David Balfe and is dedicated to the memory of a close friend who died suddenly in 2018. The grief seeps through the album and haunts every refrain while travelling at high speed velocity on a electronic dance floor. Given Balfe’s previous history in punk band …

…far from channelling the swirling rivers of turbulent backgrounds for inspiration, as many do, somehow she has created energy, power, message and depth out of still waters…

‘You Don’t Have Time to Stay Lost’ is the outstanding debut album from Sydney outfit The Electorate – appearing in my list of favourite antipodean albums for 2020. I described the album as perfectly capturing the ennui of modern middle-aged life and wrapping it into beautiful melodies and wistful observations that manage to express the …

A clever, engaging pop album, in which The Green Child’s Raven and Mikey hold up a mirror to baroque-psych and synth pop history, smash it with glee, and use the shards to scry it over their shoulders

JULY 10th will finally see Margo Price’s hotly anticipated third studio album, That’s How Rumors Get Started, hit the shelves. With its original release date of May 8th trashed by the escalating disease crisis – and indeed, the album is still showing with that release date at some places online – the 27-year-old Illinoisan admits …

jack garratt album cover

Jack reeks of vast genius and ecstatic potential yet proves himself the perennial champion of self-sabotage. I’d love to hear that scrapped album…

Car Seat Headrest

Car Seat Headrest – helmed by ridiculously talented and prolific songwriter Will Toledo – release much anticipated album “Making a Door Less Open” today, on Matador Records. It’s their first set of brand new songs since 2016’s awesome “Teens Of Denial” and for long-time Car Seat Headrest fans it will be both a challenging and …

BC Camplight

BC Camplight, aka Brian Christinzio, returns with a new album “Shortly After Takeoff” on 24th April via Bella Union. It is the final chapter of his ‘Manchester Trilogy’, following 2015’s “How To Die In The North” and 2018’s “Deportation Blues”. All three albums were created after the native Philadelphian had moved to Manchester. It will …