Monthly Archives: August 2019
Marika Hackman – Any Human Friend // Album Review
Any Human Friend is a thick quilt of refreshingly varied sounds knotted by tumultuous turns of love, lust and fragility. Keep subverting, Marika.
Aaberg // In Short
Having recently released his new album Jynx, we caught up with rising lo-fi bedroom producer Aaberg to find out a little more about him.
Frog // In Five
When an album comes along and feels something like an old friend, comforting and familiar yet full of new tales to share and with...
Los Bitchos // In Short
Los Bitchos exude exactly as much vivacity, wit and attitude as the name suggests. Get to know them In Short.
Brian Eno – Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks // Album Review
This seismic anniversary prompted veteran music-maker Brian Eno to revisit his flawless Apollo soundtrack and create an album’s worth of new material. He needn’t have bothered – Apollo was already regarded as an ambient masterpiece.
Africa Express – EGOLI // Album Review
...it’s jam-packed, fizzing over with the electricity of South Africa in ‘City in Lights’, languishing in the sunshine of ‘Where Will This Lead Us To?’ and fighting revolutions in ‘Africa To The World’.
Lanta // In Five
Not only is Lanta a great musician, crafting atmospheric 80s infused synth-pop, but she also makes pretty great comics too. Get to know LANTA In Five.
KAINA – Next To The Sun // Album Review
Emitting an emotive warmth and vitality, Next To The Sun – the debut record from Chicago based artist, KAINA – is imbued with a glistening, rich humanity.
The KTNA – Life Under Siege // EP Review
The KTNA is genre-splicing twin sisters with boundless energy and unfiltered optimism. Made in Kenya, raised in Manchester, and now residing in London, Hope and Millie...
Carmen Villain – Both Lines Will Be Blue // Album Review
It’s a brave move for an artist to sidestep their usual set up and craft an album made up entirely of instrumentals, but Carmen Villain has good reason on Both Lines Will Be Blue...
The Flaming Lips – King’s Mouth // Album Interview
Does a new Flaming Lips album still fill you with excitement? Simone: I love the Flips live, I love looking around and seeing the faces...
Khruangbin – Hasta El Cielo // Album Review
Take a moment away from the frantic world we live in to relish the blissful sounds of Khruangbin.
Freya Ridings – Freya Ridings // Album Review
Moulded from the ashes of isolation, regret and vulnerability, the highly-anticipated debut album from London-born artist, Freya Ridings, is a thunderstorm of raw emotion.
Dude York – Falling // Album Review
On their fourth full-length album, the Seattle-based indie-rock/garage-pop trio have produced an excellent record that demonstrates range without sacrificing cohesion or quality.
Angie McMahon – Salt // Album Review
Routed in country and folk traditions alike, McMahon’s debut album, Salt, turns from driving anthemic rock to intimate melancholia in an instant...
Pick A Piper // In Short
The creative alias of Toronto artist and Caribou collaborator Brad Weber, Pick A Piper's soundscapes contain infinitely immersive and vibrant layers of electronica creating...
Bleached – Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough // Album Review
Despite the dark times that influenced it, the record leaves one buoyant; a reminder that daybreak is always on the horizon.
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