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IN LONG FORM: A BLUSH(INGLY) BELATED RESPONSE TO HEARTS GROW DULL (PART ONE)
IN LONG FORM: A BLUSH(INGLY) BELATED RESPONSE TO HEARTS GROW DULL (PART ONE)

Adelaide shoegaze/dream pop outfit Blush Response, led by DIY multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and producer (and soon be to be qualified veterinarian) Alister Douglas, dropped their long awaited debut album Hearts Grow Dull back in April.  Instructive as it is intoxicating,...

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H O N E Y M O A N’S  AMAZING DEBUT SINGLE
H O N E Y M O A N’S AMAZING DEBUT SINGLE

We were recently smacked in the face by the rollicking fuzzed out ‘</3’, one side of the schizophrenic debut double A sided single released back in March by Cape Town’s genre defying DIY quintet H O N E Y...

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HARPA TACKLES ERODING INTEGRITY
HARPA TACKLES ERODING INTEGRITY

integrity noun noun: integrity 1. the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. Back In January Cluj-Napoca Techno DJ/Producer (Andrei) Harpa released his debut album, simply called Album. Appearing on it is the menacingly dark, dense atmosphere and...

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RECORD REVIEW: KISSY FLEUR (AUS) – RIPENED FRUIT
RECORD REVIEW: KISSY FLEUR (AUS) – RIPENED FRUIT

“I hope those that are unaware of the suffering that comes along with sexual assault will be confronted by the lyrics and I hope that those who can connect with the story can find healing within the songs, the...

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OFF AND ON BY SALES
OFF AND ON BY SALES

Orlando DIY pop duo SALES have released a new single in the form of the beautifully constructed ‘Off And On’, a poignant track about being unable to end a failing relationship. Lauren Morgan’s gorgeously arresting voice sits perfectly alongside...

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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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MAKENESS DROPS FIRST CUT FROM NEW EP
MAKENESS DROPS FIRST CUT FROM NEW EP

Nuance, exploration, risk. Without these essential intangible qualities dance music can often be found not only wanting in form and substance but also lack depth and feeling. These shortcomings though could never be attributed to the work of left...

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