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RECORD REVIEW: THE NEW TIGERS (FIN) – DO XAO
RECORD REVIEW: THE NEW TIGERS (FIN) – DO XAO

The transformative new album Do Xao by Turku retro pop futurists The New Tigers represents a significant change in direction for the band. It’s nine tracks were created in the wake of a critical decision made in the winter...

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TESS ROBY SHARES GIVEN SIGNS OFF DEBUT LP BEACON
TESS ROBY SHARES GIVEN SIGNS OFF DEBUT LP BEACON

Today Montreal via Toronto artist Tess Roby shared the reflective and poignant “Given Signs”, the second single from her debut album Beacon which was written a couple of years back in the aftermath of her English born father’s passing. Glistening...

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SIBILLE ATTAR RETURNS WITH NEW EP
SIBILLE ATTAR RETURNS WITH NEW EP

In 2013, Stockholm artist Sibille Attar’s debut solo album Sleepyhead was released by the Swedish subsidiary of one of the three major labels, the Universal Music Group, now owned by multinational media conglomerate Vivendi Corporation. While well received, the praise...

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JOHN MAUS DROPS ‘EPISODE’  & ADDENDUM GETS A DIGITAL RELEASE
JOHN MAUS DROPS ‘EPISODE’ & ADDENDUM GETS A DIGITAL RELEASE

Photography: Teddy Fitzhugh Earlier this month synth pop auteur John Maus dropped the first track ‘Episode’ from Addendum, his follow up to last year’s Screen Memories. Recorded DIY style with his own self built analog equipment during the same sessions...

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SSION’S NEW ALBUM O – COVER ART, TRACKLIST, TWO VIDS  AND SOME JOHNNY JEWEL REMIX TREATMENT
SSION’S NEW ALBUM O – COVER ART, TRACKLIST, TWO VIDS AND SOME JOHNNY JEWEL REMIX TREATMENT

“Set against a psychedelic and exhausted L.A. backdrop, I find myself deep inside a cliche.” Cody Critcheloe, the multi-faceted artist behind the long standing left field pop project Ssion is set to release his new album O next month, his...

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JAALA’S EXHILARATINGLY COMPLEX NEW SINGLE HEIGHTENS THE SENSES AHEAD OF NEW LP
JAALA’S EXHILARATINGLY COMPLEX NEW SINGLE HEIGHTENS THE SENSES AHEAD OF NEW LP

Melbourne experimental pop/rock outfit Jaala will release their new album Joonya Spirit next month to follow up their well received debut Hard Hold from 2015. On that record enigmatic songwriter, guitarist/vocalist Cosima Jaala Pay employed an approach to songwriting...

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VIRGIN POOL DEBUTS ON HOLODECK COMP.
VIRGIN POOL DEBUTS ON HOLODECK COMP.

The 30 track compilation from Austin’s Holodeck Records released two weeks back has, much like its equivalent released by Los Angeles label 100% Silk the month before albeit for very different reasons, proven to be this year music gift that...

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LAUREN AUDER’S EXHILIRATING NEW EP + VIDEO
LAUREN AUDER’S EXHILIRATING NEW EP + VIDEO

English born and French raised experimental artist Lauren Auder released his ultra impressive new EP, Who Carry’s You this week and to mark the occasion released a new Kevin Elamrani-Lince shot video for its epic closing track ‘for those who...

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CLUB 8’S GENTLE INVITATION TO GOLDEN ISLAND
CLUB 8’S GENTLE INVITATION TO GOLDEN ISLAND

Back in late January Swedish duo Club 8, the two decades young project of Johan Angergård  and Karolina Komstedt release their 10th album Golden Island. A departure of sorts from previous releases, this is a quietly aspirational and delicately transformative...

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YOU CAN WITH REAL LOVE VIDEO
YOU CAN WITH REAL LOVE VIDEO

Very late last year buried deep in December, Melbourne DIY quintet Real Love released their patiently crafted and happily defiant post punk inspired second single ‘You Can’. It may have otherwise gone unnoticed here if we weren’t given given...

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