HAIKU REVIEWS


Sucker Punch - Sigrid
Scintillating stuff,
Anthemic and delightful,
A true pop triumph
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Beware of the Dogs - Stella Donnelly
Witty, sarcastic,
Humorous yet heart-wrenching,
Feminist anthems.
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Good At Falling - The Japanese House
Stories of heartbreak,
Pop rushes force you to dance,
Bain writes pure bangers
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Ulfila's Alphabet - Sundara Karma
Songs sometimes drag on,
But they are adventurous,
Bold and interesting
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Thank U, Next - Ariana Grande
Same old sounds and beats, As Ari battles with love loss and acceptance πŸ’πŸ’

Half Way There - Busted
Throwback to the start, Where bubblegum pop meets rock, But nothing special πŸ’

Customer Copy - Mattiel
Snarling, country drawl Some seriously good riffs With odd pop chorus πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Rhinoceros - Calva Lousie
Youthful garage sound, With a continental tinge, Promising first try. πŸ’πŸ’

Gallipoli - Beirut Euphoric journey, Assortment of instruments, Fucking complex
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King Of The Dudes - Sunflower Bean
Glam-rock disco pop,
Sunflower Bean rise to top,
Stupendously good.
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Prisms - Keuning
I miss the old Dave,
The write the hot shit riffs Dave,
A good try though, Dave.
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MASSEDUCTION - St. Vincent
Weirdly wonderful,
Social comments a top of,
Avant-garde pop sounds
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Tell Me How You Really Feel - Courtney Barnett

Very addictive,
Critical, satirical,
Important messages
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First Flower - Molly Burch Burch is defiant In delivery, backed by A smooth vintage sound πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Bambi - Hippo Campus Polished boy band pop Creates confusion at what They are aiming for πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


iridescence - Brockhampton Precise production, Brockhampton tackle social Issues with courage πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Columbia - The Blinders

Manifesto for
A new world order, driven
By dystopia
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Black Honey (Self-Titled)
Cinematic bops,
Black Honey show world how to
Make a pop record
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Quiet Beasts - Yessica Woahneil
Emotional ride,
Tender ballads, folk rock feel,
Straight from the bedroom
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Go To School - The Lemon Twigs

Audacious, gripping,
Dive into Shane the Chimp's tale,
Slick seventies sound.
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Stranger Today - Our Girl Truly enthralling, Experimental grunge sound, Keeps you wanting more πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’

Acts of Fear and Love - Slaves

Exuberant and
loud, you get what you expect,
Same old sassy punk
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Teach Me To Fight - Yonaka

Angst-ridden tunes,
Yet another knock out blow,
Fierce and fiery.
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High As Hope - Florence and the Machine

Personal stories, Ethereal Florence digs deep, Still packs a pop punch πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’

I'm All Ears - Let's Eat Grandma Step towards chart pop, But it remains weird enough, Synth infused journey πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Lush - Snail Mail Chirpy bedroom pop, Fearless sound hides anxious tales, Raw lyrics, soft hooks πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Lost & Found - Jorja Smith Genre spanning sound, Vocals that blow you away, Brimming with swagger πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Bad Contestant - Matt Maltese Sound contrasts the mood Matt makes light of world's despair Using blunt satire πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino - Arctic Monkeys Turner writes a satire, Brimming with witty lyrics, Drenched in sci-fi sounds. πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Cool Like You - Blossoms Feel good pop music, A collection of singles, But solid throughout. πŸ’πŸ’


For Now - DMAs Very safe effort, Throwback to the Britpop days, But passive at times πŸ’πŸ’


Geography - Tom Misch It’s groovy as hell, Eclectic influences, Very infectious πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Goat Girl - Goat Girl Mix of slow and fast, Soundtrack to perfect Western, Well crafted record πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Twentytwo In Blue - Sunflower Bean New York energy Infused throughout the record, No messing about. πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


The Magic Gang - The Magic Gang Slightly simplistic, Saved by debut EP songs, Feel good nonetheless πŸ’πŸ’


Violence - Editors Gloomy feel maintained Despite experimenting With upbeat moments πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Where Wildness Grows - Gengahr Versatile vocals, Gengahr open up their sound, Perfectly crafted. πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Clean - Soccer Mommy Lacks a knock out blow, But a well crafted record, Voice of an angel πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Superorganism - Superorganism Experimental, At times it becomes passive, Playful use of sound πŸ’πŸ’


Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life - The Wombats

Metaphor focused, Missing energy and zest, Back to drawing board πŸ’πŸ’

Transangelic Exodus - Ezra Furman

Bold coming of age, Ezra stays mysterious, Keeps listener guessing πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’

Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect - Sundara Karma Anthemic debut, A soundtrack for today's youth, Lyrically stunning πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Knowing What You Know Now - Marmozets A developed sound, Euphoric pop with purpose, Trademark screams remain. πŸ’πŸ’


Yesterday’s Gone - Loyle Carner So smooth, so funky, Loyle shows vulnerable is good, Honest and brave tales πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Melodrama - Lorde Lorde returns to rule, Bitter tales of growing up, Wrapped in pop delight. πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Starcrawler - Starcrawler

Duel vocals work well, Visceral, fun and fast rock, Strong vintage flavour πŸ’πŸ’


Songs of Praise - Shame Sinister and raw, Loud statement made on debut

 Sarcastic post-punk
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Visions of a Life - Wolf Alice Britain’s best rockers, Return as evolved machine, Don’t like it? Yuk Foo. πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Who Built The Moon - Noel Gallagher Parka monkeys hushed, Cinema experience, Noel makes bold statement πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


A Deeper Understanding - The War on Drugs A long, dreamy journey, A little too long in parts, Always trying new tricks. πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Wrong Creatures - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Cinema soundtrack Dark, menacing, rock ‘n’ roll Lacking lyrically πŸ’πŸ’


Wonderful Wonderful - The Killers Personal stories, Brandon’s attitude returns, The Killers are back πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’


Sleep Well Beast - The National The National hit heights, Complex, daring, enticing, Love songs take dark twist. πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’ 

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