Alex Wisgard

Mavis Staples – One True Vine

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6/10

On her latest collaboration with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, the legendary gospel singer tackles songs by Low, Washington Phillips and Funkadelic with mixed results.

Eleanor Friedberger – Personal Record

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8.5/10

The former Fiery Furnaces frontwoman continues her transformation in to a solo artist we should be taking very seriously, all without losing any of the charm and humour of her best work.

Primal Scream – More Light

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5/10

On their long-awaited tenth album, the compellingly inconsistent Primal Scream sound genuinely determined to prove themselves but whether they pull it off or not is another question.