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RECORD REVIEW: LAST LEAVES – OTHER TOWNS THAN OURS
RECORD REVIEW: LAST LEAVES – OTHER TOWNS THAN OURS

When The Lucksmiths called time in 2009 after 16 years and eight albums they left behind not only half a lifetime producing music of great melodic and structural quality but it was of a style and character that was created in...

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RECORD REVIEW: KAUF – REGROWTH
RECORD REVIEW: KAUF – REGROWTH

Today finally sees the release of the long awaited debut album, Regrowth from Los Angeles based artist Ronald Kaufman, aka Kauf. It’s been four years since the release of his 2013 EP As Much Again and word first surfaced...

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OUR SINS OF SONIC OMISSION, RECORD REVIEW: ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER – TALK TIGHT & THE FRENCH PRESS
OUR SINS OF SONIC OMISSION, RECORD REVIEW: ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER – TALK TIGHT & THE FRENCH PRESS

“It’s about remembering where you came from and making sure you don’t act like a wanker, basically.” Tom Russo – guitarist/vocalist from Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever to London In Stereo , March 29, 2017. Earlier this year unbeknownst to this music...

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RECORD REVIEW: BEN FROST – THE CENTRE CANNOT HOLD
RECORD REVIEW: BEN FROST – THE CENTRE CANNOT HOLD

Reykjavik based Australian artist Ben Frost’s deeply affecting fifth album The Centre Cannot Hold is a subterranean work of visceral and explorative beauty and is a perfect follow up to the compelling percussive intensity of his 2014 long player Aurora....

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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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