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KOTOMI RELEASES TRACK NUMBER FIVE OF 2015
KOTOMI RELEASES TRACK NUMBER FIVE OF 2015

Los Angeles artist Lauren Hillman’s Kotomi project just keeps the pop gems coming with her new track, ‘Bright Side’. It’s the fifth self released track self released by the independent and DIY Hillman this year, the first of which,...

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RECORD REVIEW: POP SINGLES – ALL GONE
RECORD REVIEW: POP SINGLES – ALL GONE

In the form of their debut album, All Gone, Melbourne trio Pop Singles have released a melodically powerful and taut record full of jangly and edgy guitar, driving, restless bass lines and imperfectly perfect drums topped off with a...

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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: BROTHERTIGER – GOLDEN YEARS
RECORD REVIEW: BROTHERTIGER – GOLDEN YEARS

Mush Records Buy here Brooklyn based John Jagos is Brothertiger, an artist who has pushed his way through a crowded genre to emerge with originality and confidence that many would be envious of. Hailing originally from Athens, Ohio, he...

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RECORD REVIEW: LCD SOUNDSYSTEM – THIS IS HAPPENING
RECORD REVIEW: LCD SOUNDSYSTEM – THIS IS HAPPENING

James Murphy and his LCD Soundsystem are back with their third and possibly final album, This Is Happening. Having garnered massive acclaim around the traps, the LP has hit Billboard’s Dance/Electronica chart at number one knocking Gaga from her...

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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: LOCAL NATIVES – GORILLA MANOR
RECORD REVIEW: LOCAL NATIVES – GORILLA MANOR

Label: French Kiss Release Date: 10th February, 2010 As anyone who has been in a band for keeps knows, the writing process, when ideas are spread across a myriad of personalities with disparate ambitions and interests can be simply...

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RECORD REVIEW: BEACH HOUSE – TEEN DREAM
RECORD REVIEW: BEACH HOUSE – TEEN DREAM

Label: Sub Pop/Bella Union Release Date: January 26, 2010   When Baltimore duo Beach House lit up the musical landscape late last year and delivered a definitive knockout track in the form of the fully formed ‘Norway’ off their...

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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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