Articles by Ben Jones
An uneven third album from indie prog star Charlie Barnes. Catchy tunes, but a lack of depth ironically lets Oceanography down.
The culmination of the Metal Opera concept – ‘Beloved Antichrist’ sounds majestic at times, but is largely bloated nonsense that hasn’t got half as much to say as it thinks it does.
A melancholy, dreamy debut from a Mexican duo with a great talent. Mint Field have created a work of great beauty.
An ambitious album from the California bruisers that struggles to find a coherent direction among a din of new ideas.
A beautiful, sombre exploration of emotions. Haunts know exactly how to tug on the heartstrings.
A dreamy mix of post rock and prog metal from a band finding their sound.