This album is not perfect, and its imperfections make it the most special and unique listening experience that one could have.
I will admit - it took me a while to adjust to this album. Together with seemingly accessible melody passages stands strange production soaked in flangers, delay and reverb - all the things Kevin Parker loves the most. Currents was the ... read more
I'm not entirely sure what to think about this new project. Little Dark Age is one of my favourite albums EVER, I genuinely think that project, despite its flaws, is one of the best synth-pop albums I've ever heard. So when I heard the first couple of singles for this project and realized they were moving away from the ... read more
As I said, I'm not familiar with previous projects from Allie X, but god damn, she can definitely write some bangers. The cheesy synths on this project are ... read more
This is honestly an incredibly fun project. Obviously it's an instrumental album and you get no vocals aside from the occasional unintelligible reverbed shouts, so there's not too much substance to it, but the grooves are honestly strong enough to easily carry this entire thing.
You can easily call the drums the centrepiece of this album - the drumming can be ... read more
When I think of Idles, I obviously think of loud, noisy and groovy punk tunes, with clever and cheeky lyrics. I knew this new album was gonna be a slower, more mellow one - the band have been teasing that in interviews and on the singles from this project - so I more or less knew what to expect. I knew it was going to be a low-key project, with a few loud bangers squeezed in-between, and I knew that the loud bangers would be the ... read more