Chris Mackin


Ludovico Einaudi Review

After two astonishing sets and an equally satisfying encore filled with masterful musicianship and mesmerizing visuals it was almost impossible to stand

Ludovico Einaudi Preview

What to expect from the musician behind some of television and film's best scores

Nils Frahm unveils new project | VIDEO

Watch the new video from Nils Frahm's latest group, Nonkeen.

Ringo Deathstarr ‘Pure Mood’ | Album Review

‘Pure Mood’ is a very particular kind of album, where the initial encounter leaves behind it nothing but a trail of white noise and a half-hearted nod of approval.

Lana Del Rey ‘Honeymoon’ | Album Review

Unbearably fragile from start to finish, ‘Honeymoon’ is loneliness incarnate but, more importantly: it’s quite divisive.

Mac Demarco + Dinner | Live Review & Photoset

There’s not a patch of floor in sight and when Mac and co. finally emerge onstage the roar is like nothing I’ve ever heard.

Battles ‘La Di Da Di’ | Album Review

Brimming with intellect, innovation and an infectiously joyous sense of abandon, it’s hard to imagine what Battles could possibly think of next.

Something Anorak ‘Ageist’ | EP Review

Delightfully crooked and embodied with a heart-wrenching, early 90s aesthetic, ‘Ageist’ feels like it’s laying its life on the line.

Repo Man ‘Minesweeping’ | Album Review

Listening to ‘Minesweeping’ is as fraught with uncertainty as its namesake suggests.

Desaparecidos ‘Payola’ | Album Review

With fists clenched, this resurrected beast speaks in those trademark tortured rasps, the fourteen-track manifesto a fervent call to rally hearts and minds to its cause.