A dynamic array of neo-prog ingenuity colours yet another startlingly rich and diverse listen from Unprocessed.
Post-hiatus, Have Mercy cast a brighter, more optimistic figure on a new album of safe yet solid emo.
In the final Review Round-Up of 2023, throwback-rock still isn’t any more interesting coming from Bad Touch, though ERASE THEORY and Felicette deliver some solid EPs as a counterbalance.
A simultaneous throwback and modernising of emo’s halcyon days has rarely sounded better than on LiL Lotus’ new album, as an illustration of exactly how this scene can get it right.
HEALTH strike hard and fast after their previous album, while undergoing some vast augmentation and streamlining for their most crushing industrial assault yet.
In this edition of The Soundboard Stereo, we look over recent film and TV juggernauts in Ahsoka, Killers Of The Flower Moon and Only Murders In The Building (plus M3GAN), as well as Gerard Way’s run on Doom Patrol, and The Chemical Brothers’ recent showstopping tour.
The Goa Express’ debut shows off all the excitability you’d expect from a group of fast-rising indie upstarts, as well as the lack of distinct identity and memorability they’re also often saddled with.
Pincer+ step up their game significantly on their new EP, and subsequently find themselves at the cutting edge of what current-day metalcore has to offer.
Stepping out of Frank Turner’s shadow, The Sleeping Souls feel like much more than a backing band on a debut with an impressive breadth of indie-rock and alt-punk goodness.
In this Review Round-Up, great heavy music from Racetraitor stands next to some that could use a bit of work from Future Static, as well as a pair of EPs with a lot of promise from Birdmask and Colourburn.