29/5/17 New Release Roundup

Singles:

Island Apollo –  Hold It Down: This new single from LA band Island Apollo is a groovy indie-pop track with a slight dark twist. 75%

 

Kali Uchis ft. Jorja Smith: Tyrants: A laid back, catchy track from recent Gorillaz collaborator Kali Uchis, with Jorja Smith providing some extra vocals on the cut. 78%

Carly Rae Jepsen – Cut To The Feeling: Another banger from CRJ. 80%

Rips – Malibu Entropy: The jangly guitars and shoegazy melodies in this Rips single make for a very pleasant listen. 70%

Little Mix ft. Stormzy – Power: A surprisingly hard-hitting track from Little Mix, with a verse from Stormzy making it as about nailed on for #1 as you can get. 75%

 

Albums/EPs:

The Charlatans – Different Days: The Charlatans’ 2015 album ‘Modern Nature’ was upbeat, groovy and one of their best albums in a long time. Thankfully, ‘Different Days’ is just as good, with lead single ‘Plastic Machinery’ being a standout track. 86%

 

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