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The Quietus review
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It’s been slightly more than two years since Desperate Journalist’s self-titled debut, and my haven’t they grown. It’s more of the same to be fair, though there’s an assuredness...

Spotinews recomendation
07.03.17

Hi again. The new album by Lusine was added to Spotify some days back. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Lusine – SensorimotorFiled under: 2017, Electronic

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23.02.17

Hey again. The second post today is the latest album by Mind Over Mirrors. Genre: ambient. Read some reviews and enjoy! Mind Over Mirrors – Undying ColorFiled under: 2017, Ambient

The Quietus review
23.02.17

After the frantic, frenetic emotionality of 2015’s Cory Arcane, Kangding Ray’s sixth album – HYPER OPAL MANTIS – by necessity sounds like a stocktaking and consolidation of his...

Spotinews recomendation
19.02.17

Hi. The new release week begins with a relaxed post-rock/ambient album. Enjoy Grails! Grails – Chalice HymnalFiled under: 2017, Ambient, Rock

The Quietus review
15.02.17

Produced by Graham Sutton formerly of avant legends Bark Psychosis, Coldharbourstore’s Wilderness has been an astonishing 12 years in its gestation and eventual release. Revolving...

The Quietus review
13.02.17

Another Noveller record: what's not to like? Sarah Lipstate's sound has entered our conscious this past few years. We could even view it as a trademark. We know what we get and we...

Spotinews recomendation
15.02.17

Howdy. The latest album by Noveller is another winner. Genre: ambient/rock. Enjoy! Noveller – A Pink Sunset for No OneFiled under: 2017, Ambient, Rock

The Quietus review
13.02.17

Australian trio The Necks exist in a nebulous, spectral realm at the crossroads between free improv, jazz and a deconstructed form of rock’n’roll that is most remarkable because...

The Quietus review
10.02.17

‘The Light at the End (Effect)’, the final track on Wake In Fright – the third record by New York duo Uniform – opens with a sample from Philip Ridley’s 1990 film The Reflecting...

The Quietus review
08.02.17

“We dig repetition / We dig repetition / We dig repetition in the music / And we're never going to lose it / All you daughters and sons / Who are sick of fancy music / We dig...

The Quietus review
25.01.17

It seems only logical that the duo of Adam Wiltzie and Dustin O’Halloran should tackle a movie score. If nothing else, it’s been Dustin O’Halloran’s bread and butter for a good...

Clash review
19.01.17

Deconstructed club music that veers towards the uncomfortably identikit...

Clash review
12.01.17

Pop music that’s both bang on target and way too wise for the chart...

Under The Radar review
03.01.17

The latest ambient work from sound wizard Brian Eno is one long examination of the spaces in between. The practical intention appears to be to hang on to high range note accents...

Clash review
04.01.17

A tranquil, beguiling listen that arrives with real purpose...

Under The Radar review
03.01.17

The latest ambient work from sound wizard Brian Eno is one long examination of the spaces in between. The practical intention appears to be to hang on to high range note accents...

Clash review
03.01.17

Scott Hansen underlines his artistic strength and creative dexterity...

Spotinews recomendation
11.12.16

Hi. From a couple of months back: the new album by Marie Davidson. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Marie Davidson – Adieux Au DancefloorFiled under: 2016, Electronic

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17.11.16

Hey. The final update of this release week is actually one from last week. I’m talking about the new album by Ulrich Schnauss. Genre: ambient/electronic. Enjoy! (US version here...

The Quietus review
16.11.16

Moby's angry. Softly spoken, vegan Moby is angry. He's angry about the things you'd expect, from the environment to the warmongering big-wigs, and he's letting it all out. No Twin...

Clash review
16.11.16

A fascinating, disorienting blend of naivety and harsh futurism...

Under The Radar review
16.11.16

Post-rock bastions MONO have always succeeded in forming swells of long form, spirit-purging orchestra that confronts upheaval. More

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14.11.16

Hey. The new album by Loscil was added to Spotify three days ago. Genre: ambient/electronic. Enjoy! Loscil – Monument BuildersFiled under: 2016, Ambient, Electronic

Clash review
10.11.16

A stereoscopic soundscape of dream-like electronics...

Clash review
09.11.16

Expansive, cinematic soundscapes...

Clash review
09.11.16

Leaking scrambled and encrypted frequencies...

Clash review
09.11.16

An uneven if enjoyable compilation...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

The best thing about some fictive characters is they never age. They remain frozen in aspect, cocooned in the womb of an imagination, even as the mind shows mortal signs of...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Though largely ignored during his lifetime, H.P. Lovecraft is a writer whose worldview and ideas have subsequently gone on to be profoundly influential. Like J.G. Ballard and...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

It's an easy and inaccurate shortcut to assume that Roly Porter has "come a long way" since the split of his seminal dubstep duo Vex'd in the late 2000s. That's not intended as a...

Clash review
09.11.16

Modern classical music for the Erased Tapes generation...

Clash review
09.11.16

Recycling raw emotion into ‘90s-influenced R&B lullabies...