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STATIONARY SUNS RELEASE DOUBLE SIDED 7″ DEBUT
STATIONARY SUNS RELEASE DOUBLE SIDED 7″ DEBUT

Combining simultaneously the sparse and languid with the full and frenetic, Melbourne post punk/pop outfit Stationary Suns are soon to drop their debut record, a self titled double sided 7″ EP. While relatively new in this incarnation, the band’s...

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NEGATIVE GEMINI’S BODY WORK OUT
NEGATIVE GEMINI’S BODY WORK OUT

Lindsey French, aka Negative Gemini, releases her long awaited debut album Body Work this week. It’s a diverse affair sporting everything from poignant electronic pop like last years ‘You Never Knew’ to dance floor bangers like the title track...

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THE ELEMENTAL WORLD OF FOREST SWORDS
THE ELEMENTAL WORLD OF FOREST SWORDS

Merseyside avant garde producer Matthew Barnes, aka Forest Swords, made quite a name for himself in independent music circles a few years back with the release of his debut EP, Dagger Paths. It received kudos from Pitchfork and FACT...

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RECORD REVIEW: DIRTY PROJECTORS – SWING LO MAGELLAN
RECORD REVIEW: DIRTY PROJECTORS – SWING LO MAGELLAN

Any Dirty Projectors release has always intially served to confound and challenge its listener. The Brooklyn based David Longstreth led project continues down this path with the Projectors latest album Swing Lo Magellan, a wide and varied sonic landscape...

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RECORD REVIEW: FLYING LOTUS – COSMOGRAMMA
RECORD REVIEW: FLYING LOTUS – COSMOGRAMMA

There comes a point in time in the musical careers of but a few talented artists where they are at the height of their powers, and by that I mean they reach towering heights, not just measured against themselves,...

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RECORD REVIEW: CRYSTAL CASTLES – CRYSTAL CASTLES
RECORD REVIEW: CRYSTAL CASTLES – CRYSTAL CASTLES

Toronto’s Crystal Castles have made huge waves on the indie circuit of late with their massive new LP ‘Crystal Castles II’ due to be released on May 24. Following the avalanche of interest on the web, with their myspace being inundated...

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RECORD REVIEW: JOANNA NEWSOM (USA) – HAVE ONE ON ME
RECORD REVIEW: JOANNA NEWSOM (USA) – HAVE ONE ON ME

Label: Drag City Release Date: February 23, 2010 The new triple album from Joanna Newsom, Have One On Me, all things being fair and equal, should put her high up among the very best solo artists of all time....

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RECORD REVIEW: FOUR TET – THERE IS LOVE IN YOU
RECORD REVIEW: FOUR TET – THERE IS LOVE IN YOU

Label: Domino Release Date: 25th January, 2010 Kieran Hebden (aka Four Tet) has been making his own brand of electro experimental music for some time now. Back in 1998 he had his first venture under the moniker Four Tet...

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RECORD REVIEW: OWEN PALLETT – HEARTLAND
RECORD REVIEW: OWEN PALLETT – HEARTLAND

Label: Domino Release Date: January 12, 2010 Stepping out from behind the Final Fantasy moniker he wore for his first two albums, Canadian violinist, composer and pop music extraordinaire Owen Pallett has produced with his third, Heartland, twelve tracks laden with...

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