John Preston picks his 7 best tracks of the week, including Laura Mvula, Shy Girl, Magdalena Bay, Trentmøller feat. Tricky, Grace Lightman and Lolo Zouaï.
John Preston rounds up the absolute best albums of 2020.
Hannah Georgas’ All That Emotion is a modern take on folk music, but there are also moments where the synths that played such an important role in For Evelyn make their presence felt again.
Released by surprise, with no advance promo,
Folklore by Taylor Swift is a canny career move and one which will almost certainly pay off.
Cape God is an album that gets better the more it’s revisited, but it’s time now for Allie X to put her music on par with her visuals.
Is Taylor Swift back on top form? John Preston reviews.
Miley Cyrus continues to be provocative on SHE IS COMING. Her grandstanding works because there are couple of very good songs here, but it’s Miley Cyrus herself that is consistently the main reason for its intrigue.
Its three years since her last album, and Taylor Swift sounds different again. But is Reputation a stop-gap or a bridge to something better?
John Preston gives us his rundown of the five best tracks to listen to right now.
More than any of her current contemporaries, St Vincent straddles that space between alternative, singer-songwriter with iconoclastic visuals and that of a global, pop superstar.