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JULIA HOLTER TAKES ALBUM OF THE YEAR
JULIA HOLTER TAKES ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Los Angeles singer/songwriter Julia Holter has taken out our Indie30 Album Of The Year for 2015 for her enigmatic work of cerebral wonder, Have You In My Wilderness. Layering stripped down avant garde art pop with shapeshifting orchestral compositions,...

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TOP 30: FINAL CHART FOR 2015 – WILD NOTHING, THE GOON SAX AND FRANKIE COSMOS DEBUT WHILE JUNIOR BOYS TAKES NO. 1
TOP 30: FINAL CHART FOR 2015 – WILD NOTHING, THE GOON SAX AND FRANKIE COSMOS DEBUT WHILE JUNIOR BOYS TAKES NO. 1

Well that’s it folks. After another forty editions since February, the Top 30 is done and dusted for another year, it’s seventh. Jack Tatum’s Wild Nothing project, much loved here, is set to release a new record on February...

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TOP 30: EMPRESS OF, MASS GOTHIC, RAYONS, LONG BEARD IN
TOP 30: EMPRESS OF, MASS GOTHIC, RAYONS, LONG BEARD IN

Did you forget this track? No? Didn’t think so… Almost three months too late but fuck it! We’ve finally understood how (really, really) good Empress Of’s Me album is. We’ve retrospectively stuck it as AOTW where we originally were...

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LONG BEARD: NEW VIDEO FROM SLEEPWALKER
LONG BEARD: NEW VIDEO FROM SLEEPWALKER

Late last month the Leslie Bear directed trio Long Beard dropped their debut record, Sleepwalker. A long time in the making, songs from it have appeared on two separate recordings over the past couple of years, firstly on the...

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RAYONS UNVEILS NEW SINGLE FROM DEBUT ALBUM
RAYONS UNVEILS NEW SINGLE FROM DEBUT ALBUM

Back in September, Rayons, the project of Japanese instrumentalist and composer Masako Nakai released her debut album, The World Left Behind. She’s just released the latest exquisitely beautiful single from it, ‘Waxing Moon’ featuring the vocals of Miwako Shimizu...

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FRANCIS FINALLY RETURN WITH NEW ALBUM
FRANCIS FINALLY RETURN WITH NEW ALBUM

We’ve heard very little of Falun five piece Francis since the release of their EP, This Must Be Blood back in 2012 which heralded a new direction for the quintet. But news of a new album, Marathon set for...

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HAZEL ENGLISH DROPS NEW SINGLE, FIX
HAZEL ENGLISH DROPS NEW SINGLE, FIX

Oakland based Australian artist Hazel English has just dropped her latest single, the gorgeous piece of heartfelt nostalgic pop that is ‘Fix’. It follows on from her previous two excellent singles from earlier in the year, ‘Never Going Home’...

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FERN RELEASE DEBUT SINGLE
FERN RELEASE DEBUT SINGLE

Earlier this month Sydney electronic duo FERN released their impressive debut single, the metronomic yet atmospherically endearing, ‘It Comes Slow’. The title is a perfect way to describe how the track slowly envelops you during its four and a...

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THE OCEAN PARTY READY FIFTH ALBUM
THE OCEAN PARTY READY FIFTH ALBUM

The great Australian stuff keeps on coming with the announcement of the new record, Light Weight from Melbourne based encyclopaedic jangle pop outfit The Ocean Party. They dropped a new single, ‘Greedy’, last Friday via French blog Magic RPM,...

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KELELA TO FINALLY RELEASE HALLUCINOGEN
KELELA TO FINALLY RELEASE HALLUCINOGEN

Los Angeles independent artist Kelela is set to release the long awaited follow up to her debut album/mixtape, Cut For Me released back in late 2013. It’s not that she hasn’t been busy in that period releasing a single...

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