Category Archives: Music

Lorde “Melodrama” Review

Lorde’s second album matches musical and emotional growth in a complete, effective package.

Katy Perry “Witness” Review

Katy Perry’s journey into ‘wokeness’ is spectacularly scattershot.

Roger Waters “Is This the Life We Really Want?” Review

Roger Waters’ first album in over twenty years couldn’t have come at a better time – and he knows it.

Blondie “Pollinator” Review

Blondie return to form on an engaging and crowdsourced new album.

Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.” Review

Kung Fu Kenny strikes again – with occasionally mixed but powerful results.

Ed Sheeran “÷” Review

Ed Sheeran’s third mixes influences well, but is frustratingly nostalgic.

2017 Grammy Predictions

It’s nearly Grammy time – and this year’s batch of nominees are sure to disappoint. Check out our predictions!

The xx “I See You” Review

The xx are back, with a more diverse sound from their suddenly-famous DJ.

Top 10 Songs of 2016

In a year filled with commanding, often political songs, what shined through as the very best?

Top 10 Albums of 2016

2016 needed a good music year – and it delivered in a huge way. But what topped everything else?