Album Reviews

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

'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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Networker by Omni, album review by Adam Fink.

Networker

We’ve come to the point in the circular narrative of music where many bands are embracing the sounds of the 90s and 00s and…

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Pang by Caroline Polachek, album review
9.0

Pang

Former Chairlift singer Caroline Polachek has made her long-awaited return with her luminous third album, Pang. But it’s her first under her real name:…

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