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RECORD REVIEW: GRIMES – VISIONS
RECORD REVIEW: GRIMES – VISIONS

Arbutus Buy here Twenty-something Claire Boucher has produced her own distinctive style of sound in her short career, something that must frustrate the hell out of those people who must classify everything they hear. As we have said here...

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RECORD REVIEW: LAMBCHOP – MR. M
RECORD REVIEW: LAMBCHOP – MR. M

 There is a remarkable consistency that characterises independent music artists like Kurt Wagner, ever present head of the ever changing Nashville collective Lambchop. That consistency exists alongside of and perhaps because of their modesty and Wagner exudes that special...

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RECORD REVIEW: FIRST AID KIT – THE LION’S ROAR
RECORD REVIEW: FIRST AID KIT – THE LION’S ROAR

Klara and Johanna are the sisters Soderberg, from the southern suburb of Enskede, Stockholm. The amazing story arcing from composing a song as teenagers for a demo tape in 2007, to playing stages around the world in 2012, is...

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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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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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