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TapeFear recommendation
14.08.14

An unsettlingly beautiful ambient journey from Lawrence English.

Spotinews recomendation
14.08.14

Hi. This potent debut album by Application was added to Spotify earlier this summer. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! (One review here.) Application – System ForkFiled under: 2014...

The Quietus review
08.08.14

The Quietus Phonographic Corporation chiefs John & Luke celebrate the release of Grumbling Fur's Preternaturals in the manner to which they have become accustomed.Share this...

NME review
11.08.14

The duo's second LP comes good on their "pop record" promise

Insound review
05.08.14

With influences ranging from a lifelong love of pop melodies and the ‘80s New Wave through J. Dilla to The Mahavishnu Orchestra, LA based producer and multi-instrumentalist Lost...

Insound review
05.08.14

Those who heard Obsidian last year already understand that Will Wiesenfeld fully shed his influences and delivered a staggering work of graveyard beauty. Comparisons to other...

TapeFear recommendation
04.08.14

A cracking electronic EP from Lusine.

Under The Radar review
04.08.14

Bear in Heaven's last outing, 2012's I Love You, It's Cool, completed a four-album cycle that slowly refined and streamlined these Brooklynites' unpredictable blend of pop and...

NME review
06.08.14

Brooklynites strip things back on their fourth effort

Spotinews recomendation
05.08.14

Hello friends. The new album by Bear in Heaven is now available all over Europe and in the US. Genre: electronic/rock. Enjoy! Bear in Heaven – Time Is Over One Day OldFiled under...

Insound review
05.08.14

Bear In Heaven's new album is aptly titled Time Is Over One Day Old . It's a record with a visceral relationship to time and its processes. Where invulnerability and ambition can...

NME review
04.08.14

Sweet melodies eventually become too much of a sugar rush

Spotinews recomendation
01.08.14

Hello. From a recent Spotify update comes the relaxing new album by Land Observations. Genre: ambient/instrumental rock. Read some reviews and enjoy! Land Observations – The Grand...

NME review
04.08.14

A warm but underwhelming listen from James Brooks

TapeFear recommendation
28.07.14

Transport yourself somewhere else with this celestial ambient release from 36.

TapeFear recommendation
28.07.14

Glitchy electronic IDM beats from Ocoeur.

Insound review
22.07.14

Will to Be Well is the new studio album by Dalhous, their second for Blackest Ever Black. This double LP reflects writer-producer Marc Dall's continued interest in the life and...

The Quietus review
14.07.14

Listening to High Mountain Tempel's new album Gnosis I am reminded of a recent staging of Shakespeare's The Tempest at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts...

TapeFear recommendation
13.07.14

Eerily evocative desolate drone from Moon Zero.

TapeFear recommendation
13.07.14

A dark claustrophobic tribute to Cronenberg's Shivers. Fantastic stuff.

Spotinews recomendation
13.07.14

Howdy. This smooth, laid-back new album by Mark Barrot was added to Spotify some weeks back. Genre: ambient/electronic. Enjoy! (One review here.) Mark Barrott – Sketches from an...

TapeFear recommendation
12.07.14

A nostalgic ambient release from Deru.

TapeFear recommendation
12.07.14

Nils Frahm and Peter Broderick's beautiful collaboration finally turned up on Spotify.

TapeFear recommendation
12.07.14

Haunting drone from the prolific Machinefabriek.

Insound review
08.07.14

Refining John Lemke’s blend of prepared piano and field recordings with hand-crafted beats and swampy bass lines, this deeply moody and danceable release bends genres with...

Insound review
08.07.14

Ensemble Economique is Brian Pyle of Starving Weirdos and RV Paintings. His solo project (hence the slightly ironic moniker) released various albums, splits, and EPs on labels...

Insound review
08.07.14

When Ben Crook -­- one third of spectral electronic trio Eaux -­- describes his group's songs as "never finished, just abandoned" he's describing a creative process that burrows...

The Quietus review
03.07.14

Despite having a limited sonic palette, Stockholm duo Roll The Dice have crafted two studio albums worth of rich, monolithic music. Many have cited Tangerine Dream as a clear key...

NME review
02.07.14

US folk-pop group can't live up to the quality set by their neighbour Justin Vernon

The Quietus review
24.06.14

Marc Euvrie has written records with boorish, ambitious concepts for years. Under his current guise, The Eye Of Time, Euvrie has taken a step away from the French DIY punk scene...

Insound review
24.06.14

Casey Crescenzo is the mastermind behind experimental indie rock group The Dear Hunter. An incredibly talented musician and prolific songwriter, Crescenzo wanted to push himself...

NME review
23.06.14

Tom Krell flexes his R&B muscles but is better when he sticks to his chilltronic roots

Spotinews recomendation
24.06.14

Hey. How to Dress Well is soul singer-songwriter Tom Krell. His new album was just added to Spotify. Enjoy! How to Dress Well – “What Is This Heart?”Filed under: 2014, Singer...

Clash review
23.06.14

His innocence and tenderness remains as touching as ever...

NME review
23.06.14

Fugazi loving noise punks show the potential to lead a new generation

TapeFear recommendation
18.06.14

Eight and a half minutes of synth bliss from Heinali.