Thoughts On… Arctic Monkeys’ ‘Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino’

Arctic Monkeys. One of the great giants left standing from the British indie boom of the mid-’00s. After the absolute smash success that was their fifth album ‘AM’, the band reached new heights – a second Glastonbury headline slot, sold out arenas and a string of hit singles that are still played consistently on radios and in clubs to this day. Where on earth were they going to go from there? It’s safe to say, no-one expected what’s happened next.

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My Top 10 Albums of the Year, 2017

2017 has been a fantastic year for music, with the ‘surprise release’ being the theme of the year. Be it bands dropping albums out of nowhere with no warning, or announcing audacious plans to release five albums in a year (I’m looking at you, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard), in 2017 you’ve never quite known what’s coming next. Here’s what I thought were the ten finest albums of the year.

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Thoughts On… Everything Everything’s ‘A Fever Dream’

It’s not often I dedicate a whole article to reviewing an album anymore, but Everything Everything is a band that will always be intrinsically linked with Indiecisive. The first ever review published on this website was of the band’s 2015 album ‘Get To Heaven’, and it’s safe to say my anticipation of their fourth release ‘A Fever Dream’ has been, well, fevered. As a band who are famed for their experimentation and unusual approach to songwriting, it’s always exciting to see where on earth they go next.

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