All Album Reviews

Cover artwork for Welcome Reality

Nero
Welcome Reality

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published August 20th, 2011

Commercially successful dubstep works quite well.

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Little Dragon
Ritual Union

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published July 25th, 2011

More synth-pop, but it still manages to be quite good

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Cover artwork for Dedication

Zomby
Dedication

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published July 22nd, 2011

Stunning blips and blops with a nice bass-ish background.

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Cover artwork for Basement Jaxx vs. Metropole Orkest

Basement Jaxx
Basement Jaxx vs. Metropole Orkest

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published July 15th, 2011

Orchestras really do knock everything up a notch.

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Foster The People
Torches

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published June 23rd, 2011

Not just another indie pop rock type sounding thing. But it is another one of ...

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Cover artwork for Songs for the Ravens

Sea of Bees
Songs for the Ravens

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by Charis
  • Published May 29th, 2011

The deliciously haunting melodies and sublime vocals of this stunning debut make this talented 26-year ...

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Metronomy
The English Riviera

  • ★★★☆☆
  • Review by John
  • Published May 10th, 2011

Minimalist ethereal pop.

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Cover artwork for Pala

Friendly Fires
Pala

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published May 9th, 2011

A superb soundtrack to your summer.

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The Lonely Island
Turtleneck and Chain

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published May 9th, 2011

Difficult second album is apparently not so difficult.

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Cover artwork for Ministry of Sound: Funk Soul Classics

Various Artists
Ministry of Sound: Funk Soul Classics

  • ★★★★★
  • Review by John
  • Published May 7th, 2011

Pretty much the epitome of what a compilation album should be.

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Cover artwork for Light After Dark

Clare Maguire
Light After Dark

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published May 4th, 2011

Well crafted, really velvety debut album.

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Cover artwork for Hed Kandi: Serve Chilled Electronic Summer

Various Artists
Hed Kandi: Serve Chilled Electronic Summer

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published May 4th, 2011

Definitely a great companion to a hot summer's day. Bring booze.

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Cover artwork for Mirrorwriting

Jamie Woon
Mirrorwriting

  • ★★★☆☆
  • Review by John
  • Published April 20th, 2011

A smooth, melancholic, yet remarkably re-playable album.

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Cover artwork for Angles

The Strokes
Angles

  • ★★★☆☆
  • Review by John
  • Published April 7th, 2011

Hey, look everyone! It's another Strokes album!

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Cover artwork for On A Mission

Katy B
On A Mission

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published April 4th, 2011

A seamless blend of dubstep, garage and funky.

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Cover artwork for Crystal Castles (II)

Crystal Castles
Crystal Castles (II)

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published March 21st, 2011

An explosion of haunting vocals and electronic punk rock.

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Cover artwork for Let England Shake

PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by Charis
  • Published February 23rd, 2011

PJ Harvey adds her own individual, unique and very much realistic and believable entry into ...

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Cover artwork for Since I Left You

The Avalanches
Since I Left You

  • ★★★★★
  • Review by John
  • Published February 22nd, 2011

It's been 11 years, but it still sounds as fresh as ever.

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Cover artwork for Swim

Caribou
Swim

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published February 9th, 2011

Yes, I know I'm about a year late to reviewing this, seeing as it came ...

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Cover artwork for Magnetic Man

Magnetic Man
Magnetic Man

  • ★★★★★
  • Review by John
  • Published February 1st, 2011

Brilliant. I could end the review here.

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Cover artwork for Fist of God

MSTRKRFT
Fist of God

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published December 15th, 2010

Is it any better than The Looks?

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Cover artwork for Where Did The Night Fall

UNKLE
Where Did The Night Fall

  • ★★★★☆
  • Review by John
  • Published November 26th, 2010

The new UNKLE album is more of a progression of their style, rather than a ...

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Our Favourite Albums

Cover artwork for Since I Left You

Since I Left You

  • ★★★★★
Cover artwork for Magnetic Man

Magnetic Man

  • ★★★★★
Cover artwork for Welcome Reality

Welcome Reality

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Ritual Union

Ritual Union

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Dedication

Dedication

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Torches

Torches

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Songs for the Ravens

Songs for the Ravens

  • ★★★★☆
Cover artwork for Pala

Pala

  • ★★★★☆