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LACHANE ANNOUNCE NEW CASSETTE, SHARE “IDEAL-I”
LACHANE ANNOUNCE NEW CASSETTE, SHARE “IDEAL-I”

Austin abstract pop duo Lachane have announced an eight track self titled cassette set down for release early next year. To get the ball rolling they’ve shared the dark swirling pop of ‘Ideal-I’ complete with video by creative artist...

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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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BLANKENBERGE BLAST FORTH WITH RADIOGAZE
BLANKENBERGE BLAST FORTH WITH RADIOGAZE

Recently St. Petersburg post rock/shoegaze pop quintet Blankenberge released their killer debut album Radiogaze. It builds nicely on their self titled EP from March last year both in production and ambition. Simultaneously full of dissonant power and ethereal beauty,...

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BOY HARSHER TO RELEASE COUNTRY GIRL EP
BOY HARSHER TO RELEASE COUNTRY GIRL EP

Late last month Northampton MA duo Boy Harsher announced the forthcoming release of a new EP titled Country Girl. The title comes off the back of a short film that was due to go into production this year but...

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VVV SET TO RELEASE SECOND ALBUM
VVV SET TO RELEASE SECOND ALBUM

Earlier this year Austin electronic producer Shawhin Izaddoost, aka VVV, released a collection of b-sides and rarities in mixtape format called Why El Paso Sky. Now he’s announced the release of his second album proper, Shadow World, and it comes...

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DOLDRUMS DROPS NEW TRACK, ESC OUT SOON
DOLDRUMS DROPS NEW TRACK, ESC OUT SOON

Left field Montreal producer Airick Woodhead, aka Doldrums shared his new single last week in the lead up to the release of his album Esc. The beat heavy and eminently danceable ‘Machine Boi’ is below along with the video...

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CURVED LIGHT COMES INTO CHANNELVIEW
CURVED LIGHT COMES INTO CHANNELVIEW

Curved Light, the project of Austin based synth composer Peter Tran has just released a new set of tracks in the form of mixtape Channelview. It’s his first release for Holodeck Records and quickly follows up two offerings from...

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FOREST SWORDS RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE
FOREST SWORDS RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE

Liverpool producer Forest Swords returned last week with a brand new single ‘The Highest Flood’. The track sees the man behind the moniker Matthew Barnes deliver his first dose of new music since the brilliant record ‘Engravings’ which hit...

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A DEAD WEIGHT IN A FLOATING ROOM
A DEAD WEIGHT IN A FLOATING ROOM

Photo: Mikey Duran One of the attractions of living outside mainstream culture is the richness, diversity and dexterity of independently made music. The understanding that life along with its artistic representations can mean one thing and another simultaneously, be...

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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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