Articles by Geoff Topley
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.
XI: Bleed Here Now sounds absolutely immense and finds the band’s creative fire is very much still burning brightly.
Mirrorcell is Greg Puciato’s most accomplished recording to date and a definite contender for album of the year.
A long time in the making, Sun’s Signature is a glorious and magical collection of songs bursting with mesmerising detail and enchanting sounds.
Dälek have just taken all of the world’s ills and produced one of modern hip hop’s most challenging and important albums.
Bella Pacifica is truly a great, life affirming album and it’s great to have Axis Of back.
Everything was beautiful and with this Spiritualized album, for 44 minutes, everything still is…
Catch them now while you can in smaller venues because Pillow Queens are destined to be filling arenas before very long.
Immutable is an absolute masterclass in musicianship and is undoubtedly a modern metal classic.
Once again, And So I Watch You From Afar have continued to evolve their musical vision and created another outstanding body of work.
A wonderful album of Nick Cave covers and I look forward to future collaborations between Nell and The Flaming Lips.
The sheer intensity and power of the music is wonderfully encapsulated by Anna’s truly mesmerising vocals and delivery. A stunning recording from start to finish.
One of modern rock’s best kept secrets have just released one of their best albums yet.
Brighten will appeal not only to Alice In Chains fans, but anyone with an ear for good heavy rock and fine melodies.
Every sound on this album has been lovingly created, it’s the only way EITS know how.
Pilgrimage of the Soul is a great album, it’s maybe just not a great Mono album.
Hey What is a confounding and astounding record that will be played and talked about for years to come. A modern classic.
Love Will Be Reborn is a very fine return to form, probably Martha’s best album yet.