Young Fathers – Rain or Shine

The latest winners of the Mercury Prize and Edinburgh’s very own success story had a lot to live up to after their astounding début album. Therefore, it is with some apprehension that listeners...

Hookworms – The Hum

The latest album from the psychedelic quintet is a magical racket of simple chords and echoing vocals. However, it takes great skill to sound this unassuming. Stand-out tracks on the album range from...

Deerhoof – La Isla Bonita

The San Francisco group’s latest album is reminiscent of ‘60s French pop, especially on tracks like ‘Paradise Girls’ and ‘Doom’. However, the title of the latter seems an odd choice given...

Kindness – Otherness

The one man “indie disco-funk” band delivers a delightfully mellow album with his latest release. Otherness is a varied album featuring a number of collaborations with those including Kelea, Ade,...