Album Reviews

Album reviews and new music previews from the latest releases by upcoming bands and indie record labels.

'Trophy' by Kate Davis album review
8.0

Trophy

We are all inextricably tied to our past. It informs our every decision and moulds our future. We can take solace in times passed,…

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Deepfake by Rusian Baths album review by Northern Transmissions
7.0

Deepfake

There’s something about Russian Baths’ band moniker that doesn’t quite conjure up a soothing soak in the tub; there’s no candles or aromatherapy bath…

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'The Destroyer - 2' by TR/ST, album review by Adam Fink for Northern Transmissions
8.0

The Destroyer - 2

Sometimes you need to take a breather before moving forward. In the case of many artists, after consistently working on new music and touring…

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'Atlas Complex' by Yak album review
7.0

Atlas Complex

London trio Yak, have followed up their acclaimed sophomore album ‘Pursuit of Momentary Happiness’ released earlier this year, with an EP of four tracks…

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'Girl' by Girl Ray, album review
7.5

Girl

London band Girl Ray returns with Girl; the followup album to their 2017 debut Earl Grey. Looking to expand on the low-fi Twee sound…

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MAGDELENE' by FKA Twigs album review by Northern Transmissions
8.5

MAGDELENE

When FKA Twigs made her full-length debut with LP1 in 2014, the English singer-songwriter won recognition from the Mercury Prize and countless year-end best-of…

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'Awe' by Woolworm album review by Northern Transmissions
8.0

Awe

Woolworm is a band that functions on a balance of opposites; dark, sludgy riffs are buoyed by delicate vocal harmonies, lyrics of gloom and…

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Jesus Is King by Kanye West, album review, by Adam Fink for Northern Transmissions
7.0

Jesus Is King

“Jesus Is King”. We’ve all seen the billboards on the side of the highway, the flyers handed out by the devout on the street…

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