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RECORD REVIEW: MOLLY NILSSON – IMAGINATIONS
RECORD REVIEW: MOLLY NILSSON – IMAGINATIONS

“Milton Friedman, burn in hell’. Molly Nilsson, Not Today Satan. After being all over the announcement late last year of Molly Nilsson’s eighth full length Imaginations which was originally due in January, it’s subsequent five month delay meant it...

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OUR SINS OF SONIC OMISSION #3: HOLODECK RECORDS – TROLLER
OUR SINS OF SONIC OMISSION #3: HOLODECK RECORDS – TROLLER

This post is the third in the three part Our Sins of Sonic Omission review series highlighting the 2016 releases by Austin label Holodeck Records that we, much to our chagrin, allowed to pass us by. For the context behind the...

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OUR SINS OF SONIC OMISSION #2: HOLODECK RECORDS – SAMANTHA GLASS
OUR SINS OF SONIC OMISSION #2: HOLODECK RECORDS – SAMANTHA GLASS

This post is the second in the three part Our Sins of Sonic Omission review series highlighting the 2016 releases by Austin label Holodeck Records that we, much to our chagrin, allowed to pass us by. For the context behind the...

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OUR SINS OF SONIC OMISSION #1: HOLODECK RECORDS – DYLAN CAMERON
OUR SINS OF SONIC OMISSION #1: HOLODECK RECORDS – DYLAN CAMERON

This post is the first in the three part Our Sins of Omission review series highlighting the 2016 releases by Austin label Holodeck Records that we, much to our chagrin, allowed to pass us by. For the context behind...

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RECORD REVIEW: LAURE BRIARD – SUR LA PISTE DE DANSE
RECORD REVIEW: LAURE BRIARD – SUR LA PISTE DE DANSE

A mere sixteen months after the release of her debut Révélation, Toulouse based psych-pop revivalist Laure Briard has delivered her second album, the superbly diverse Sur la piste de danse (On The Dance Floor). We love it so much that...

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RECORD REVIEW: BLOOD ORANGE – FREETOWN SOUND
RECORD REVIEW: BLOOD ORANGE – FREETOWN SOUND

“My album is for everyone told they’re not black enough, too black, too queer, not queer the right way…it’s a clawback” Devonté Hynes. Much will be made of the new Blood Orange album, Freetown Sound. Already there are mounds...

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RECORD REVIEW: SUMMER FLAKE – HELLO FRIENDS
RECORD REVIEW: SUMMER FLAKE – HELLO FRIENDS

Two or so years ago Stephanie Crase packed up her music toolkit and left her home city of Adelaide for Australia’s independent music hub Melbourne. After releasing her first LP in 2013, You Can Have It All, she took...

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RECORD REVIEW: JUNIOR BOYS – BIG BLACK COAT
RECORD REVIEW: JUNIOR BOYS – BIG BLACK COAT

Junior Boys have always managed to combine distance with intimacy in sound and effect and on their latest offering, the excellent Big Black Coat, this is demonstrable in spades. Whether it’s in their subtle low key style in a...

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RECORD REVIEW: DIIV – IS THE IS ARE
RECORD REVIEW: DIIV – IS THE IS ARE

Habits are hard to break. Just ask Zachary Cole Smith, the mainstay behind New York City outfit DIIV, he’s had a few. His relationship with addiction is well documented but its his formed habits around the DIIV approach and...

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RECORD REVIEW: AIDAN KNIGHT – EACH OTHER
RECORD REVIEW: AIDAN KNIGHT – EACH OTHER

The seductive musical qualities of Victoria artist Aidan Knight may not be readily apparent on the first couple of spins of Each Other, his third record and first since 2012. But spend a little time with the Canadian and...

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