Sam Fender gives a stirring tour through the poverty and politics of middle England on his polished new album, Seventeen Going Under.
The vinyl reissue of Paul Weller’s Days of Speed is an inspired release, as it shows a vital new phase of his career with a live set that’s a sheer pleasure to rediscover.
Elton John brings a wildly eclectic set of collaborators together for The Lockdown Sessions. It’s pure 21st-century pop, spiked with John’s vocals and piano.
The Cherries Are Speaking, the sixth album from Dan Knishkowy’s unique indie-rock project Adeline Hotel is an indescribably beautiful, elegant effort.
When you open Pepe Deluxé’s Phantom Cabinet, you have to jump in with both feet. Even setting wacky instrument antics aside, it’s a musical baptism worth total immersion.
Backed by an eclectic group of musicians, the latest work from violist/composer Jessica Pavone is centered on intuition and instinct.
Guided by Voices deliver a stunning, large-hearted collection of power-pop and off-the-wall oddities laced with beautiful strings and horns throughout.
Trace Mountains’ latest LP is a reconsideration of Americana. Dave Benton is uncertain, defeated, earnest, ironic, heartbroken, and inspiring all at once.
The Illuminati Hotties album we’ve been waiting for is anchored in glibly gregarious power-pop, but it’s the more earnest moments that reward repeat listening.