Milan Banjac Reid
It has been a tough few years for HMLTD. The South London 5-piece exploded onto the alternative music scene in 2017 with their gothic infused pop music seen as a welcome breath of fresh air at a time where guitar bands were too afraid to try something new.
It was a movement that took classical punk music of the 70s and experimented with electronic, funk and disco. The Western world wasn’t the only proprietor of new wave music though. Nestled in the corner of South-Eastern Europe, a concurrent movement was forming in the unlikely location of Socialist Yugoslavia.
Oxford rockers Foals, on the other hand, can attribute their continued success to their ability to reinvent themselves on every new record whilst still appealing to their traditional indie rock fanbase, and Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 2 is no different.