Albums of the Year: 2015

20) Róisín Murphy – Hairless Toys The Mercury nominated ex-Moloko vocalist peaks in maturity in structure and scope on this ever expanding and immersive noir-dance record. It is disco of the highest order for taste of utter sophistication leaving behind the reliance of synth for further leanings on guitar...

Frøkedal – Kid

Teaming up once again with director Vibeke Heide, Frøkedal reveals new video for single ‘Kid’. There’s an eerie, almost unnerving, quality to the pair’s collective output and the latest instalment proves no exception. The video follows news of Frøkedal’s upcoming European tour in support of debut LP ‘Hold On...

Gosh Pith – Gold Chain

Long-lost childhood friends Josh Smith (vocals, guitar, electronics, production) and Josh Freed (beats, electronics, production) reconnected in 2014 and not long after released their debut single ‘Waves’. Recording in disused city spaces and mixing in the backseats of cars, the Window EP followed in May 2015, a six song collection ricocheting effortlessly between hip hop,...

Barns Courtney – Goodbye John Smith

Barns Courtney is a London singer-songwriter who today shares new song ‘Goodbye John Smith’. A majestic and poignant piano ballad with echoes of ageless song-and-voice men such as Johnny Cash and Tom Waits, ‘Goodbye John Smith’ is an entrancing introduction to a new artist who is quickly, if somewhat...