Another year around the sun with headphones on or speakers sending sonic vibrations around the house, as I immersed myself in the many excellent albums that were released in 2021. Lockdown provided the perfect escapist excuse to go deep with listening, finding new and fascinating artists and sounds while still digging new releases from longtime favourites. Black Midi, Black Country, New Road and Infinity Broke … Continue reading DS FAVOURITE ALBUMS OF 2021

NEWS: Parquet Courts announce new 2021 album and release its first single

Today, Parquet Courts announce their new album, Sympathy For Life, out October 22nd on Rough Trade Records / Remote Control Records, and share the first single/video, ‘Walking at a Downtown Pace.’ On Sympathy For Life, Parquet Courts’ thought-provoking rock is dancing to a new tune. The album finds the Brooklyn band at both their most instinctive and electronic, spinning their bewitching, psychedelic storytelling into fresh territory, yet maintaining their unique identity. Built largely from … Continue reading NEWS: Parquet Courts announce new 2021 album and release its first single


Another year done and dusted in the world of music and as always there were some exceptional records released. These lists always do our head in so this time around we’ve shaken things up a bit. Instead of just doing a ranked top 50 list we’ve narrowed down our top ten and then listed the 40 other albums that we highly rate and recommend you … Continue reading FAVOURITE ALBUMS OF 2018