My painstaking list of my top 50 records of 2021, plus bonus Spotify playlist and an extra 50 honorable mentions that just missed the cut!
My favourite way to experience music is usually in album or EP format, taking the time for an artist to tell me a story. But sometimes a well placed single or music video can capture me in its own light. Here is a celebration of my 25 favourite singles of 2021.
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.
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!
LoneLady delivers her most confident and striking album yet, built on relentless grooves, detailed production and infectious rhythms.