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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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RECORD REVIEW: REAL ESTATE – DAYS

Domino Buy here Real Estate are supposedly dedicated to producing simple, uncomplicated music. From the languid reverb laden sound, the honest to suburban lyrics to the chilled out song titles, Days, the bands follow up to its impressive lo-fi...

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RECORD REVIEW: ST. VINCENT – STRANGE MERCY

4AD St. Vincent Official Site Buy vinyl here Beautifully abrasive. These two words set together best describe the third album, Strange Mercy from the extraordinarily talented American singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Annie Clark, artistically known to all of us now...

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RECORD REVIEW: FEIST – METALS

Cherrytree Leslie Feist’s incredible voice is known to millions but her name maybe to not so many. Her smash hit from 2007’s ‘The Remainder’, had an immediate impact and was snapped up by one of the world’s biggest brands...

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RECORD REVIEW: PALLERS – THE SEA OF MEMORIES

Labrador Buy here In this modern world where music is often churned out at breakneck speed with deadlines to meet and labels to please, it’s refreshing to hear the results of an album whose protagonists took all the time...

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RECORD REVIEW: BLITZEN TRAPPER – AMERICAN GOLDWING

  Sub Pop   Buy here   The atmosphere of the open road, bullet riddled signs and dusty roadside diners are the /images conjured up with Blitzen Trapper’s sixth studio album, American Goldwing. The title itself referring to the...

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RECORD REVIEW: NEON INDIAN – ERA EXTRAÑA

Static Tongues/Mom + Pop/Transgressive/Pop Frenzy Buy vinyl here Era Extraña, the second release from the Alan Palomo led Neon Indian marks a definite growth in said leaders musical trajectory. Where as the first release, the EP come album Psychic...

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RECORD REVIEW: THE FIELD – LOOPING STATE OF MIND

Kompakt Buy here Axel Willner is the man behind the music that is The Field, and the Swede has just released his third album, a somewhat different take on previous work and a step forward for this renowned musician....

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RECORD REVIEW: GIRLS – FATHER, SON, HOLY GHOST

True Panther / Matador Buy here It doesn’t seem so long ago I sat down and wrote a review for the debut album from San Francisco’s Girls. That album, called, Album, became an indie staple and cemented a place...

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