Sucker Punch - Sigrid
Anthemic and delightful,
A true pop triumph
Humorous yet heart-wrenching,
Good At Falling - The Japanese House
Stories of heartbreak,
Pop rushes force you to dance,
Bain writes pure bangers
Ulfila's Alphabet - Sundara Karma
Songs sometimes drag on,
But they are adventurous,
Bold and interesting
Thank U, Next - Ariana GrandeSame old sounds and beats, As Ari battles with love loss and acceptance
Rhinoceros - Calva LousieYouthful garage sound, With a continental tinge, Promising first try.
Glam-rock disco pop,
Sunflower Bean rise to top,
I miss the old Dave,
The write the hot shit riffs Dave,
A good try though, Dave.
MASSEDUCTION - St. Vincent
Social comments a top of,
Avant-garde pop sounds
Tell Me How You Really Feel - Courtney Barnett
Very addictive,Critical, satirical,
First Flower - Molly Burch Burch is defiant In delivery, backed by A smooth vintage sound
Bambi - Hippo Campus Polished boy band pop Creates confusion at what They are aiming for
iridescence - Brockhampton Precise production, Brockhampton tackle social Issues with courage
Columbia - The Blinders
A new world order, driven
Black Honey (Self-Titled)
Black Honey show world how to
Make a pop record
Tender ballads, folk rock feel,
Straight from the bedroom
Go To School - The Lemon Twigs
Dive into Shane the Chimp's tale,
Slick seventies sound.
Acts of Fear and Love - Slaves
loud, you get what you expect,
Same old sassy punk
Teach Me To Fight - Yonaka
Yet another knock out blow,
Fierce and fiery.
High As Hope - Florence and the Machine
Personal stories, Ethereal Florence digs deep, Still packs a pop punch
I'm All Ears - Let's Eat Grandma Step towards chart pop, But it remains weird enough, Synth infused journey
Lush - Snail Mail Chirpy bedroom pop, Fearless sound hides anxious tales, Raw lyrics, soft hooks
Lost & Found - Jorja Smith Genre spanning sound, Vocals that blow you away, Brimming with swagger
Bad Contestant - Matt Maltese Sound contrasts the mood Matt makes light of world's despair Using blunt satire
Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino - Arctic Monkeys Turner writes a satire, Brimming with witty lyrics, Drenched in sci-fi sounds.
Cool Like You - Blossoms Feel good pop music, A collection of singles, But solid throughout.
For Now - DMAs Very safe effort, Throwback to the Britpop days, But passive at times
Geography - Tom Misch It’s groovy as hell, Eclectic influences, Very infectious
Goat Girl - Goat Girl Mix of slow and fast, Soundtrack to perfect Western, Well crafted record
Twentytwo In Blue - Sunflower Bean New York energy Infused throughout the record, No messing about.
The Magic Gang - The Magic Gang Slightly simplistic, Saved by debut EP songs, Feel good nonetheless
Violence - Editors Gloomy feel maintained Despite experimenting With upbeat moments
Where Wildness Grows - Gengahr Versatile vocals, Gengahr open up their sound, Perfectly crafted.
Clean - Soccer Mommy Lacks a knock out blow, But a well crafted record, Voice of an angel
Superorganism - Superorganism Experimental, At times it becomes passive, Playful use of sound
Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life - The Wombats
Metaphor focused, Missing energy and zest, Back to drawing board
Transangelic Exodus - Ezra Furman
Bold coming of age, Ezra stays mysterious, Keeps listener guessing
Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect - Sundara Karma Anthemic debut, A soundtrack for today's youth, Lyrically stunning
Knowing What You Know Now - Marmozets A developed sound, Euphoric pop with purpose, Trademark screams remain.
Yesterday’s Gone - Loyle Carner So smooth, so funky, Loyle shows vulnerable is good, Honest and brave tales
Melodrama - Lorde Lorde returns to rule, Bitter tales of growing up, Wrapped in pop delight.
Starcrawler - Starcrawler
Duel vocals work well, Visceral, fun and fast rock, Strong vintage flavour
Songs of Praise - Shame Sinister and raw, Loud statement made on debut
Visions of a Life - Wolf Alice Britain’s best rockers, Return as evolved machine, Don’t like it? Yuk Foo.
Who Built The Moon - Noel Gallagher Parka monkeys hushed, Cinema experience, Noel makes bold statement
A Deeper Understanding - The War on Drugs A long, dreamy journey, A little too long in parts, Always trying new tricks.
Wrong Creatures - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Cinema soundtrack Dark, menacing, rock ‘n’ roll Lacking lyrically
Wonderful Wonderful - The Killers Personal stories, Brandon’s attitude returns, The Killers are back
Sleep Well Beast - The National The National hit heights, Complex, daring, enticing, Love songs take dark twist.