In this Review Round-Up, Pit Pony stand out most with a solid debut, followed by a promising first full-length from Sick Joy, and some disappointing work from Crozet.
Take a look at what we’ve been listening to on The Soundboard Stereo throughout May, ft. Rina Sawayama, Kelly Clarkson, letlive., The Killers, Hot Milk and The Postal Service.
SPICE make their way into alt-rock excellence on their sophomore album, a heady, crystalline listen with melody at the fore and a beautiful creativity all the way down.
In this Review Round-Up, Poets Of The Fall impress with their most recent album, plus there’s some new metalcore from Windwaker and alt-punk from All Better.
It’s a step down from their tremendous debut, but Puppy continue to channel a classic approach to riff-making with an irascible pop streak to deftly avoid a sophomore slump.
In this Review Round-Up, a variety of sounds come from new EPs from James And The Cold Gun, Guerrilla Warfare and Squiggles, with Dälek at the helm to reaffirm their long-running status with another strong album.
Ocean Grove’s musical evolution continues, now reaching blaring grunge that ekes out a few good melodies from its impervious wall of sound.
While nothing revolutionary, Cold Years’ bounding, bold alt-punk continues to produce moments of real gold, and sticks its landing with barely a hitch across the board.
In this Review Round-Up, there’s an all-around solid crop of releases as Kublai Khan TX deliver a punishing EP, Walt Disco and Gen And The Degenerates show a lot of promise, and Reminders hit a high mark on their debut album.
Superlove’s debut full-length continues to delve into their eclectic pool of influences, in an alt-rock / hyperpop blend that might be their most succinct example to date, while still needing some work to really finalise what this band wants to be.