Floating Points – Elaenia

Since 2009’s club anthem ‘Vacuum Boogie’, most likely the entry point for many Floating Points fans, Sam Shepherd’s musical horizons have vastly expanded. In addition to tracks in the same vein as the aforementioned, subsequent releases have included longer, more complex compositions, as well as those that tend towards the more ambient side of sonic […]

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Half Moon Run – Sun Lead Me On

With their much-acclaimed debut album Dark Eyes, Canadian trio Half Moon Run remoulded the stock indie format, allowing the band to explore texture, mood and atmosphere while retaining just enough familiarity to stay radio-friendly. It’s therefore a shame that their second album is, as a whole, decidedly less remarkable than their debut. Whatever was present in so much of […]