Many of you will recall Cian Galvin from his days slinging beats with Messiah J & the Expert, the Irish duo who produced three sharp albums bef(...)

There are only two tracks, albeit lengthy ones, on Kieran Hebden’s eighth album as Four Tet, but it’s quality, not quantity, that counts. Hebden ha(...)

Jamaican/British musician and chef  Levi Roots brings a taste of the Caribbean to The Big Grill Festival in Herbert Park next month. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Levi Roots, Jamaican British reggae musician, chef, author and food entrepreneur leads a strong line-up of participants in The Big Grill Festival whic(...)

Stacy Barthe’s credentials have resided in the footnotes. The songwriter’s work for Rihanna, Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus, Bran(...)

Ratatat have carefully staked out their hinterland over the years, so there are few surprises on this fifth album from Mike Stroud and Evan Ma(...)

Ed Simons and Tom Rowlands have taken some strange turns and encountered some odd characters over the last 20 years. The trip from sweaty (...)

Life in Long Beach, to judge by Vince Staples’s debut album, is not all sandy beaches and lazy sunshine vibes. The summertime sensations that the 21-y(...)

Like all the best acts, Algiers put blood in the music, but that’s just one iron in the fire. Originally from Atlanta, Algiers’ debut album is rich(...)

The hardest working dude in the Wu-Tang Clan continues to spark with his third release in 2015. Much of this recent prolific streak seems down (...)

Lee Bannon’s shoving and poking of various electronic music templates until something new falls into place has proved hugely productive for the Cal(...)