Radiohead’s ninth album, released on XL. AMoon Shaped Pool follows the explorative rhythms and textures of it’s predecessor, The King of Limbs. The Oxfordshire quintet are as directly accessible and beautifully melodic a mode as they’ve ever been – and as complex, unsettling and as heart rendering as ever. Filled with cinematic strings detailed guitars, plaintive piano and Thom Yorke’s ever-raw vocals, the album sounds fresh – a culmination of everything the band has ever done before.
NYC-via-Seoul artist Yaeji, whose introspective, genre-pushing tracks have made her a global icon occupying a space all her own, releases her debut album With A Hammer on XL Recordings. Dreamt up [...]