Slight but rich in tonal complexities, Dean Blunt’s Black Metal 2 is another musical puzzle box from the enigmatic London musician.
North London producer Loraine James finds romance and hope on her extraordinary album, Reflection. It’s a work of seductive, heartfelt brilliance by an artist at the peak of her powers.
Manic Street Preachers’ Everything Must Go is a haunted album, yet its greatest accomplishment is that it never feels oppressive or weighty.
Shades of drum and bass, techno, and grime all appear but are warped and distorted via Basic Rhythm’s cool, muscular production style on Electronic Labyrinth.