In this Review Round-Up, there’s a bumper selection of releases, spanning symphonic pop from Floor Jansen, genre-melding rap-rock from Codefendants, piano-driven prog-pop from Exploring Birdsong, and ragged Gen Z pop-rock from Lille Venn.
Tag: pop rock
Softcult’s newest all killer, no filler EP acts as their most definitive creative statement yet, and a working of grunge and dream-pop that’s among the best around.
Running on nostalgia to the point where their growth is stunted from it, Story Of The Year’s newest is a far cry from post-hardcore excellence.
In this Review Round-Up, punk and metal collide for some thrilling results on new albums from Death Pill and Venomous Concept, alongside some pretty cool alt-pop from ERASE THEORY.
Paramore’s newest return sees them retooling and setting their sights on post-punk, though in their efforts, a few critical dots remain unconnected.
After a few years of inactivity, Pierce The Veil are back, and reshaping their brand of post-hardcore into its most organic and intriguing form yet.
You Me At Six begin to get back on track with some more explosive alt-rock, even if the issues from their most recent endeavours still persist alongside it.
In the final Review Round-Up of 2022, we take a look at metal successes in recent EPs from The Last Ten Seconds Of Life and Circles, as well as Letters Sent Home’s new EP that falls drastically short of that.
In this Review Round-Up, Clean Cut Kid and Young Culture prove decent (but little more) in indie-folk and pop-rock respectively, while Pryti’s new album struggles to catch much fire.
In this Review Round-Up, underwhelming fare from The Blue Stones isn’t indicative of what’s elsewhere, as releases from Asylums, Cherie Amour and Sugar Horse all prove strong, with regular brushes with greatness.