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‘Random Access Memories sees Daft Punk attempt to take dance music forward by looking back, presenting a love letter to the 1970′s enveloped in electronic modernity…’
A slow burning effort dripping with paranoia and heartbreak that combines elements of the anthemic with the subtle craft of storytelling and sees the group propel themselves past 2009’s critically acclaimed High Violet
While solo projects aren’t always for everyone (just ask Ace Frehley), Rubin proves he’s a steady enough hand to steer
Not an unmitigated disaster, but – as any decent dietician would say – relying too heavily on sugar is bad for you. More ‘him’ and a little less ‘she’ would make for a more nutrious musical meal.
Love in Arms clearly embodies Gabriel Bruce’s eclectic personality: cheesy disco and Chris Isaak’s saccharine macho-rock. And the most aggravating thing is, that he can get away with it
Vocalist and band leader Jesse Rutherford has a comfortable magnetism about him, so riveting that the audience has to peel their eyes away from him to notice the other members
A total shift of mindset becomes fully realized in ‘Modern Vampires of the City’, as Vampire Weekend grow out of their collegiate trappings and exchange youth for wisdom…
Savages are focused. You are distracted. And your ears are readily available for them to take full control of
Phosphorescent’s Matthew Houck leaves all his stereotypical luminary comparisons behind with his most exploratory album to date
If we disregard the dresses, the fake blood, and the irritating affectations, there are still a great talent with the capability and potential to create momentously essential music
It is some of the album’s less obvious moments however that shine brightest, and offer a tantalising glimpse of what Dog Is Dead could well blossom into