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RECORD REVIEW: THE WAR ON DRUGS – SLAVE AMBIENT

Secretly Canadian Buy here Allowing yourself to be hypnotised by music is one of life’s great pleasures and with Slave Ambient, the new album by Philadelphia’s The War On Drugs, going under is an absolute pleasure. With every listen,...

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INTERVIEW: THIS WILL DESTROY YOU
INTERVIEW: THIS WILL DESTROY YOU

Texas based four-piece This Will Destroy You have blitzed the indie scene with their latest release Tunnel Blanket, a cinematic feast for the ears that sounds better and better with each listen. Dave Roberts recently asked a few questions...

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RECORD REVIEW: ACTIVE CHILD – YOU ARE ALL I SEE

Vagrant Buy here The moment I took the stunning single ‘When Your Love Is Safe’ for a spin last year, I knew that Active Child was going to give me many memorable musical moments to treasure. Indeed, Denver’s Pat...

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RECORD REVIEW: COM TRUISE – GALACTIC MELT

Ghostly International Com Truise Official Site  Buy here For those of us who fall into the generation marked ‘X’, the recent proliferation of 80s inspired and influenced electronica has been somewhat bemusing. Saturday morning cartoons, cheesy TV graphics, Atari...

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RECORD REVIEW: BATTLES – GLOSS DROP

Warp Battles Official Site Buy here You must know you are doing something right when the godfather of electro and experimental music, Brian Eno, turns up at one of your gigs and says he was blown away by your...

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RECORD REVIEW: WU LYF – GO TELL FIRE TO THE MOUNTAIN

Self released WU LYF Official Site Buy here “World Unite! Lucifer Youth Foundation” is what their band name stands for, it’s pronounced ‘Woo Life’ and they are a band like no other. Four guys from Manchester make up the...

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RECORD REVIEW: SOFT METALS – SOFT METALS

Captured Tracks Soft Metals Soundcloud Buy here The couple (literally) that form Portland duo Soft Metals certainly wear their musical influences on their sleeves and they’re there in spades on their debut self titled LP. Ian Hicks and Patricia...

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RECORD REVIEW: WASHED OUT – WITHIN AND WITHOUT

Sub Pop Buy here Having evolved over the last few years from a bedroom producing lo-fi solo outfit, Ernest Greene of Washed Out has just dropped an album that proves that this approach to making music is as worthy...

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RECORD REVIEW: JOHN MAUS – WE MUST BECOME THE PITILESS CENSORS OF OURSELVES

Upset The Rhythm/Ribbon Music Buy here I headed down to a little pub called Le Motel in the Bastille area of Paris last Thursday night to hear some old and obscure new wave and post punk magic. The tiny...

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RECORD REVIEW: JUNIOR BOYS – IT’S ALL TRUE
RECORD REVIEW: JUNIOR BOYS – IT’S ALL TRUE

The fourth studio album by Canadian duo Junior Boys, (Matt Didemus, Jeremy Greenspan) has dropped with high anticipation. It’s All True follows two years on from the brilliant Begone Dull Care, an LP that put them on the indie...

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