Still scrambling on many years after their peak, the Plain White T’s find themselves in mushy, maudlin pop territory that, to the surprise of no one, is awful.
It’s an edit or two away from being a great pop album, but Mariel Loveland’s newest is still her strongest body of work under the Best Ex moniker yet, to a considerable degree.
In this Review Round-Up, there’s a clear divide between Euro-metal from Ad Infinitum and From Fall To Spring, and genre-warping alt-pop from Kicksie and Paige Kennedy, albeit with something to offer on both sides.
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.
In this Review Round-Up, there’s a much-improved shake-up from Unprocessed and some engaging new alt-rock from WAAX, filled in by Heart Of Gold’s expected fare.
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.
In this Review Round-Up, a collection of EPs are headed off by a lacklustre outing from The Lunar Year, and filled out by promising singer-songwriters Donkey Kid and Léa Sen.
In her fusion of pop-punk and hyperpop, Sophie Powers hits a lot of the shortcomings and pitfalls of the contemporary alternative crossover, while also unearthing some cooler tricks that seal her longevity more firmly.
Take a look at what we’ve been listening to throughout April, ft. Motion City Soundtrack, Coldplay, The Used, P!nk, Fickle Friends and—for some reason—Cute Is What We Aim For.