Articles by Geoff Topley
Anches En Maat is an accomplished and brilliant album in terms of production and stunning arrangements.
After over 20 years of existence, it’s so good to hear Explosions In The Sky still creating glorious and exciting music and End is one of their finest albums to date.
As the nights draw in, and the temperatures drop, these songs will warm your heart. Highly recommended.
Hollow is a beautiful record bursting with character, stunning arrangements, and damn fine tunes.
If you were a fan of The Burning Paris first time round I daresay you’ll be thrilled for more recordings from the band.
Systemic is concise and dynamically perfect and has to be played as loud as possible to truly experience its magnitude and power.
This music is powerful and potent. It can lower heart rates and induce the most heartfelt emotions. Less Bells, that good.
The time has come for Lanterns On The Lake to elevate to arena status, Versions Of Us is just exceptional, it really is.
When you want to get a good buzz by blasting noisy heavy music, Supercluster is definitely a record to reach for.
Now in their fourth decade of existence Therapy? are still knocking out melodic and fiery short sharp shocks. Hard Cold Fire is an absolute triumph.
With Alchemy For The Dead, Spotlights have added another mighty fine album to an already outstanding collection.
Black Bay exists by chance, but given the people involved, there was no chance it wouldn’t be an amazing album. More please.
A vibrant and uplifting album, Brothers and Sisters, pump up the volume!
With this album No Spill Blood have pushed themselves hard to create some punishing ultra-heavy music that richly rewards repeat plays.
dEUS have certainly matured with age and this album’s strength is more to do with the luscious arrangements, though there are some great songs too.
Love in the Void is a warm and luminescent record to enjoy in the midst of winter.
Fucked Up have opted to throw caution to the wind with Oberon. I might just let this one fly away.
Focus on the best songs and The Pink Album delivers up some excellent and unique retro pop songs that sound like no-one else.
This is the sound of a band at the absolute height of their musical ability reaching far into the depths of their creative minds. Banefyre is a vital record for these terrible times.
Ever Crashing is bursting with brilliant melodies and is a mesmerising triumph against adversity.
Gnosis finds Russian Circles in merciless mood and is one their finest albums.