Staff Picks

B-sides and Rarities by Beach House

"The last we heard from Beach House was in 2015 when they released two spectacular albums in the space of a few months, Depression Cherry and Thank ... more
"The last we heard from Beach House was in 2015 when they released two ... more

by Matth
hmv Cardiff

Ctrl by SZA

"Taking influence from pop, hip-hop and electronic genres, and with collaborations from Kendrick Lamar & Travis Scott, SZA's album Ctrl bursts ... more
"Taking influence from pop, hip-hop and electronic genres, and with ... more

by Cat
hmv Leeds

Lany by Lany

"A fantastic and blissfully chilled album - perfect for any mood! I love it and I've recommended this debut to everyone as it is definitely an ... more
"A fantastic and blissfully chilled album - perfect for any mood! I love ... more

by Jade
hmv Doncaster

Spitting Image by The Strypes

"Before any of them had reached the age of 18, The Strypes released an iTunes chart-topping EP signed to Sir Elton John's management company and ... more
"Before any of them had reached the age of 18, The Strypes released an ... more

by Gem
hmv Milton Keynes

Hopeless Fountain Kingdom by Halsey

"Without a doubt the best new release I've heard in a really long time. Every single track on this album is magical, it leaves you with a running set ... more
"Without a doubt the best new release I've heard in a really long time. ... more

by Kar
hmv Wimbledon

Heart Break by Lady Antebellum

"The return of Lady Antebellum with their 7th album sees them continue to grow and define modern country, and for me, this band are solely ... more
"The return of Lady Antebellum with their 7th album sees them continue to ... more

by Gavin
hmv Belfast

Pollinator by Blondie

"What do pop princesses Sia and Charli XCX, Blood Orange's Dev Hynes and iconic guitarist Johnny Marr have in common? They have all contributed songs ... more
"What do pop princesses Sia and Charli XCX, Blood Orange's Dev Hynes and ... more

by Gem
hmv Milton Keynes

For Crying Out Loud by Kasabian

"The Leicester lads are back once again with their sixth full-length; For Crying Out Loud. As the old saying goes, never judge an album by it's ... more
"The Leicester lads are back once again with their sixth full-length; For ... more

by Nick
hmv York

Humanz by Gorillaz

"After an agonizing seven year drought, the world's favourite animated band have blessed us with a new album. Gorillaz guide us through a riotous ... more
"After an agonizing seven year drought, the world's favourite animated ... more

by Wayne
hmv Wimbledon

Makes Me Sick by New Found Glory

"The Florida pop-punkers return with another slice of joyous energy. The ninth studio album is more mature than it's predecessors, but Makes Me ... more
"The Florida pop-punkers return with another slice of joyous energy. The ... more

by Paul
hmv Workington