JÓHANN JÓHANNSSON Orphée

Arrival composer crafts a melancholic masterpiece… Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson has a particular talent for pulling together disparate music elements to craft sounds that can often lean towards the experimental – or towards warm familiarity. There’s some striking touches on … Read More

BALTIC FLEET The Dear One

Baltic Fleet’s third album sails along with a bolder wind at its back… The inspiration for Baltic Fleet’s latest album is a suitably unusual one. Multi-instrumentalist and Baltic Fleet founder Paul Fleming had been intrigued by a local church – … Read More

FIFI RONG Future Never Comes

The hypnotic voice of Fifi Rong is back with a scintillating new release…. It’s been a busy year for soulful songstress Fifi Rong. Following on from her successful Forbidden Desire EP, Fifi has since collaborated with Mercury Prize-winning musician Skepta … Read More

MARSHEAUX Ath.Lon

Greek electronic outfit Marsheaux return with a new globe-spanning album… The electronic music scene has become a particularly cluttered place in recent years. With more synthpop outfits than you can shake a stick at, it’s become tough sorting the wheat … Read More

TACOCAT Lost Time

It’s surf-pop a-go-go with Tacocat’s latest long player… You can’t really go wrong when you’ve got a talent for tunes and a thoroughly eclectic approach to lyrical content. For Seattle foursome Tacocat, this has resulted in a catalogue of songs … Read More

MINOR VICTORIES Minor Victories

Supergroup MINOR VICTORIES arrive with tunes both minor and major… The debut release of their eponymous album has finally given everyone an opportunity to assess the output of so-called supergroup Minor Victories. Comprised of members from Slowdive, Mogawi and Editors, … Read More

PHYSICAL L.U.V Evvol

Dark synthpop goodness from EVVOL… In recent years it’s been refreshing to see electronic music expanding its frontiers (in much the way its pioneers intended) rather than being subsumed by a suspect nostalgia for times past. In particular, the baroque … Read More

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