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Album Review: Melodrama // Lorde

It'd be fair to say that here at RIOT we've been excitedly awaiting the arrival of Lorde's new record since it's announcement way back in March... and we've not been left disappointed. Since the relea…

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Album Review: RELAXER // alt-J

alt-J's first two albums were flurries of activity, with peaks and troughs doled out as readily as their tumultuous album covers would imply. 2012's An Awesome Wave marked the culmination of five year…

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Album Review: After Laughter // Paramore

If there is one thing you could never accuse Paramore of being, it's boring. Since their original formation in 2002, the group has undergone a series of dramatic band member exits, legal disputes, new…

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Album Review: This Old Dog // Mac DeMarco

At first glance, one would be forgiven for branding Mac DeMarco as nothing more than a lovable indie goofball. However, the Italian-Canadian's self proclaimed "jizz-jazz" sound possesses a lyrical qua…

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Album Review: Humanz // Gorillaz

After a seven year hiatus - in which mastermind Damon Albarn released his debut solo record, Everyday Robots, as well as Blur's eighth studio album, The Magic Whip - Gorillaz are back. Off the rada…

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Album Review: FROM DEEWEE // Soulwax

Since forming back in 1995, Soulwax have continually pushed the boundaries of music into new and innovative territory. David and Stephen Dewaele - the brothers behind the sound - have, in addition …