On her third album, Florence Welch has perfected a balance between her dark lyrical side and instrumental combinations that can be exciting, boisterous, even euphoric.
Mumford and Sons strip away their idiosyncrasies, but what’s left is less than spectacular.
On ‘The Positions’ Gang of Youths are completely at peace with who they are and what they’re trying to do, which is remarkable for a band so early in their career.
The Wombats sound has grown and evolved – it’s time for their songwriting to do the same.
Despite Dave Grohl’s intentions ‘Sonic Highways’ isn’t a celebration of local scenes – but as a Foo Fighters album it’s a success.
20 years on from their biggest albums Rancid, Bush and Live all released new albums last month. So do they still have anything to offer?
A new Augie March album is like a warm, comforting blanket. It’s great to have these veterans back.
Royal Blood’s Ben Thatcher on Laneway Festival, blowing up quickly and why he doesn’t really mind about the Mercury Music Prize.
Swimmin’ Time has a winning edge – even as the sounds vary from track to track, there’s an unmistakable heart and soul at their core.