BBC Music Reviews

Wiley - The Ascent

An incoherent album from the grime godfather, but one full of loveable eccentricities.

Bring Me the Horizon - Sempiternal

A fourth album of successful progression from metallers with grander designs than most.

Bonobo - The North Borders

Impressive fifth album from producer Simon Green, building on previous triumphs.

Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience

With his first new music in seven years, Justin Timberlake acts a suave frontman to a Whispers-inspired ensemble. When he asks, Jay-Z gets up from his seat. Timberlake prides himself on his ability to command an audience, and to damning expectations.

The Strokes - Comedown Machine

Brilliant pop songs – and sometimes that’s all that really matters.

Low - The Invisible Way

Twenty years into their career, Low have created one of their best albums yet.

Steve Mason Monkey Minds in the Devil’s Time Review

A sprawling, beautiful, brain-belch of an album from a never-dull artist.

erik Truffaz Quartet - El Tiempo de la Revolucion

Truffaz remains one of the most consistently creative trumpeters around.

The James Hunter Six - Minute by Minute

Singer, guitarist and songsmith James Hunter is always dependably excellent, both in the recording studio and when treading the boards of stages on both sides of the Atlantic.