25 January 2017
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Hansen is clearly confident and in his element with the creation and execution of his music- and there’s no telling which corner of the post-rock universe it will take him next
It’s all perfectly pleasant and thoroughly boring, and would make ideal backing music for a hot-air ballooning company’s next promotional video
Perhaps this is the step Hansen needed to take at this point in his career, but though it’ll do a lot for his ticket sales, it does little for his music
One of Tycho's best yet
Epoch needed to make a statement as the final album of a trilogy. It has profoundly accomplished that
A masterpiece in perfectly realised vacuousness
God Is In The TV
Elements of previous albums are apparent, but are effortlessly woven into an album that creates a different mood to the rest of Tycho’s output
In a crowded market, Yesterday’s Gone manages to carve out its own little world, one that’s both unique and universal
Ultimately feels like an ode to the foundations of family and the love, nurturing and creative spirit they foster
Loud And Quiet
An engrossing and impressive debut
Make no mistake, its creativity and poetry will floor you
The Isle of Arran opens the album with a glorious gospel choir and a pugnacious crisis of faith in father figures. It’s the sort of track that would end most other albums
Can be best summed up by its album art; Carner standing tall amongst his family and friends, with his football and dog in tow
The most honest, soulful and inspiring debut British rap albums since Roots Manuva’s Brand New Second Hand from 1999
The Line Of Best Fit
The world needs artists and producers of Sohn’s magnitude
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On their third album, CoS think that the London trio "trades awkwardness and anxiety for ambition", and The FT think that the record represents "a deft evolution in the band's sound"
Since we've been around, that is. So, the highest-rated albums from the past seven years or so. Rankings are calculated to two decimal places.
To Pimp A Butterfly
D'Angelo And The Vanguard
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
You Want It Darker
Carrie & Lowell
No Cities To Love