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RECORD REVIEW: BOY FRIEND – EGYPTIAN WRINKLE

  Hell Yes! Buy here There is little doubt that the dreamy chilled out fare served up by Austin duo Boy Friend can polarise. With the chillwave genre now in the gun sights of many a critic, not only...

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RECORD REVIEW: JOHN TALABOT – fIN

  Permanent Vacation Buy here Since appearing on the electro scene back in 2009 with the insanely danceable eight minute club classic ‘Sunshine’, John Talabot had people taking notice. He has refined and developed his craft over the following...

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RECORD REVIEW: BURNING HEARTS – EXTINCTIONS
RECORD REVIEW: BURNING HEARTS – EXTINCTIONS

It’s been seven years since multi-instrumentalist Henry Ojala (Cats On Fire) and vocalist Jessika Rapo (Le Futur Pompiste) met on a joint tour and decided over time to collaborate on a new project that would become Burning Hearts. Their...

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FRANCIS CONTINUE POP TRAJECTORY
FRANCIS CONTINUE POP TRAJECTORY

Swedish four piece Francis are set to follow up last year’s debut album Lekomberg, We Were Kin with a noticeably diverse new EP later next month. Titled This Must Be Blood, it continues the band’s foray into pop/rock and...

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The weekly Top 30 returns February 13.

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RECORD REVIEW: KORALLREVEN – AN ALBUM BY KORALLREVEN

Acephale Buy here The ambient sounds of Swedish band Korallreven, made up of Marcus Joons and Daniel Tjader  have enthused and relaxed the minds of many fans world wide since the release of ‘Loved Up’ a couple of years...

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RECORD REVIEW: ATLAS SOUND – PARALLAX

4AD Buy here You often come across people that choose to be stuck in music timewarps, adhering to a genre or a band like its been superglued to their conciousness and who complain that there’s nothing around in music...

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RECORD REVIEW: AND SO I WATCH YOU FROM AFAR – GANGS

Richter Collective / Sargent House Buy here Originally released in Ireland and Europe earlier this year, Gangs, the second release from the honest, hard working Northern Irish post rock band And So I Watch You From Afar recently received...

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RECORD REVIEW: M+A: things.yes
RECORD REVIEW: M+A: things.yes

Italian duo M+A have shown their adeptness at combining a myriad of genres on their latest offering, the curiously titled, things.yes. Only just into their twenties, Alessandro Degli and Michele Ducci, in employing a layered and multi-genre approach manage to...

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RECORD REVIEW: TWIN SISTER – IN HEAVEN

Long Island quintet Twin Sister hit the ground running in 2008 with their impressive debut, the EP Vampires With Dreaming Kids. The four tracks on this plus the six from last year’s follow up EP, Color Your Life showcased...

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