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The Year In Underrated Albums

Kala O’Toole Jey on Lily Allen’s No Shame Lily Allen has always been a contentious figure in the music world. Not one to shy away from public gaze, her undeniably straight-talking, no-bullshit attitude, is often a surprising contrast to her…

Revisiting Hours: Protomartyr – Under Color of Official Right

Protomartyr’s second album is the red-headed stepchild of their back catalogue for the sole reason that it tends to be overlooked in favour of their later work. It’s a personal favourite album of mine. Following on the heels of their…

Make Way For The Queen: Robyn Has Returned

Obviously, the new Robyn album is great. I cannot in good conscience call this a ‘review’; my sheer lack of objectivity whenever Robyn is part of the discussion prohibits the use of the word. Robyn has long since solidified her…

Album in Review: Iridescence – BROCKHAMPTON

BROCKHAMPTON have always been a group on the cutting edge, but with their latest album iridescence, their sound has become even more exploratory. Even the name of the album echoes the wide array of worldviews present in the group; as…

Review: Bjork Vulnicura

Few artists in recent years have mastered the tired concept that is the break-up album. However, pharm given the multitude of ideas and styles that Bjork has pulled off, whatever move she makes is bound to enthral listeners in some…

Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra – THEATRE IS EVIL

(8 Ft. Records, 2012) It’s rare anyone these days refers to a group of distinctly rock-flavoured songs as a “great pop record”, let alone such a group released by a boutique sort of artist on a minor record label. Bear…