by / March 1st, 2015 /

Albums of the Month: February

A look back at the records that impressed the State reviewing team over the past few weeks:

Badbadnotgood & Ghostface KillahSour Soul (Lex Records)

Impressive meeting of hip-hop minds (State review).

Charli XCX – Sucker (Atlantic)

Star in waiting becomes a star with substance (State review).

Dutch UnclesO Shudder (Memphis Industries)

Perfect contemporary pop music (State review).

See them: Workman’s Club, Dublin (April 25th)

Father John Misty – I Love You Honey Bear (Bella Union)

Tales of love, sex and discovery from J Tillman (State review).

See him: Vicar St, Dublin (November 24th)

Public Service BroadcastingThe Race For Space (Test Card)

Man’s journey to the stars retold (State review).

See them: Mandela Hall, Belfast (May 3rd), Button Factory, Dublin (May 5th)

Rhiannon Giddens – Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch)

Folk, country, jazz and blues on one impressive debut (State review).

The UnthanksMount The Air (Rabble Rouser)

British folksters (pictured) expand their vision (State review).

See them: NCH, Dublin (March 12th), Empire, Belfast (March 13th)