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SBTRKT: Wonder Where We Land review dizzying electronic soundscapes

Second time around, London producer SBTRKT’s dizzying electronic soundscapes are fleshed out by all sorts of voices: returnees Sampha and Jessie Ware, plus Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend (on the terrific retro funk of New Dorp. New York), Chairlift’s

The Kooks Listen review: 'Much of the experimentation feels forced'

Nostalgia is a powerful tool. It allows the never-ending reunion conveyor belt to keep offering up its wares without question.

Album reviews of the week (Sept 19-25)

The latest album releases reviewed by the Evening Standard's music critics.

Album reviews of the week (Sept 19-25)

The latest album releases reviewed by the Evening Standard's music critics.

Our Love - Caribou

You reach a point in life where the question of how to stay at the top of your game looms; the only real solution being, you change the game. Our Love, the new album from Caribou, is the sound of Dan Snaith doing just that. Our Love is due October 6th on

Pulsars e Quasars - Arp

Alexis Georgopoulos aka Arp has always approached recordings with a conceptual bent. Imbued with an expansive sense of music history, having written for i-D, V, ANP Quarterly, BOMB, Fader, and Vice " he has a penchant for doing the unexpected and refusing

Cheek to Cheek

Lady Gaga's classical training has always been key to her origin story, so this album with 88-year-old crooner Tony Bennett is no big surprise.

Syro

Richard D. James has been so far ahead of his time for so long that comebacks are clearly no big thing.

Too Bright

"Queen," the anthemic single released earlier this year by Mike Hadreas (a.k.a. Perfume Genius), is one of the most compelling songs the Seattle indie-pop artist has written.

Aphex Twin – Syro

When Richard D James last unveiled an album under his Aphex Twin moniker, it was in October 2001, with the world reeling from the September 11 terrorist attacks.