Much revered UK electronic producer Burial returns with his most formal new release since 2007’s masterwork Untrue; a full on immersion into sound collage and field recordings.
It’s the final reviews round-up of 2021 before I dive into my BOTY lists, so I’ve been extra rambly this time! Here are some of the most interesting releases from November.
A look back at some of October’s most interesting record releases including James Blake, Lana Del Rey, Grouper, Kayo Dot, Lil Ugly Mane and Marissa Nadler.
September was so stacked I couldn’t fit everything in that I wanted to write about. Not only that but I had a real hard time picking the record of the month as there were so many good contenders. Let me know what you think.
A deep look at some of the most interesting records released in August from Big Red Machine, CHVRCHES, Deafheaven, Joy Orbison, Lingua Ignota, Serpent Column, Ulver and Wolves In The Throne Room.
Halsey collaborates with NIN legends Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross to create an edgy, cinematic pop record channelling the emotions, hopes and fears of pregnancy and childbirth.
A look back on some of the most interesting records from July with rambling reviews including Bleachers, Sarah Brand, Clairo, Billie Eilish, Vince Staples, Tyler The Creator and more.
Kristin Hayter proves once again to be one of the most forward thinking artists of our time with her most moving and organic set of songs yet. Lingua Ignota’s third masterpiece explores unsettling avant-garde hymnal soundscapes deep within the Christian dominance of rural Pennsylvania.
Glaswegian one-person post-rock band A Sea Of Dead Trees returns with their emotional and soul baring fourth record, Garmonbozia, named after a mysterious creamed corn substance in Twin Peaks.
A round-up of the most interesting records to enter my earholes in June ’21, including aggressive industrial hip-hop, Norwegian black metal legends, Australian indie folk, an anonymous neo-soul collective and more!