Mac DeMarco finally grows up, delivering a low-key album full of his most introspective and accomplished songwriting to date
Personal and political blur together in an infectiously energetic debut album that appropriately develops the pop-punk duo’s sound, writes Joe Casson
The Shins’ latest record will be a welcome return for their dearest fans, but others will find another record to add to the backend of a summer Spotify playlist, Christian Hurry writes
Having replaced all but one of their members, Cherry Glazerr are back with a charismatic yet at times uninspiring new album, writes David Newman
Ultimate Painting’s 1980s-indebted indie pop warms the band’s typically shy audience, writes Joe Taylor
Maybe The Last Shadow Puppets latest release isn’t everything we’ve come to expect
Hinds’ charming, rip-roaring garage-rock revivalism had the audience in Gorilla right in the palms of their hands
The blonde-haired beauty performs at the O2 Apollo.