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TapeFear recommendation
yesterday

A beautiful classical glitch album from Origamibiro.

Insound review
08.04.14

In partnership with Dave Sitek's (TV ON THE RADIO) Federal Prism Records and his own Federal Prism imprint Sounds Like Fun, COOL KIDS co-founder and renowned hip-hop producer...

Clash review
yesterday

A great feel-good record for the summer months...

Clash review
28.03.14

Band’s debut reissued for its 10th anniversary…

Insound review
25.03.14

Animals As Leaders third full length album and first album with Sumerian Records.

Alt Press review
02.04.14

The Line of Best Fit review
14.03.14

Not at all a record that will ensnare the majority's hearts, but one that will reward a precious few greatly.

The Quietus review
25.03.14

Last year, Volker Bertelmann (more commonly known as Hauschka) played a show at the Bristol Proms, a series of concerts designed to demonstrate to classical music audiences young...

NME review
24.03.14

Volker Bertelmann brings the disparate influences of his youth together on a creepy concept album

The Line of Best Fit review
16.01.14

The post-rock veterans continue to evolve with a moody, understated eighth record

Under The Radar review
04.02.14

Sadly, post-rock heroes Mogwai continue to plod along by either replicating their former triumphs in a less effective, less effecting, and generally sheeny-shinier manner or by...

NME review
27.01.14

They're not as anarchic at they once were, but the Glaswegians have found plenty more crescendos to climb

The Quietus review
17.01.14

Satan aside, it seems like Mogwai's current fear is a slack work ethic. Last year, as well as revisiting their soundtrack to Zidane for a run of live performances, they released...

The Quietus review
14.01.14

The two Joy Division tracks that Martin Hannett produced for the 1978 Factory Sample EP were in the words of Factory biographer James Nice: "a huge leap forward for both band and...

Insound review
14.01.14

Goldfoil is an instrumental album of American primitivism, Adriano Vibertini’s first solo album. After an extensive tour with BSBE, Adriano comes home to his origins: the guitar...

The Quietus review
17.12.13

Matt Baldwin first came to my attention with his debut LP Paths Of Ignition, an Album of the Month on Julian Cope's Head Heritage site back in 2008. While clearly aligned with...

Punk News review
17.12.13

2011’s The Sun is Down and the Night is Riding In was such a perfect rush of visceral pop-punk satisfaction that Crusades must have gone back to the drawing board for this new...

TapeFear recommendation
04.12.13

Incredible haunting journey from Rafael Anton Irisarri. One of the best darker ambient albums this year.

TapeFear recommendation
25.11.13

A devastatingly beautiful ambient album from Hammock.

The Quietus review
18.11.13

I'm intensely relieved that I don't have to assign a score for this record in reviewing it here; beyond any vague, wider-pitched concerns about reducing any work of art to a...

Insound review
05.11.13

With their double album, Bicameral Brain, 3:33 isolate the two sides of this primitive state of consciousness, the commander and the commanded, and capture them in the form of an...

The Quietus review
04.11.13

"I do not literally mean everything I say in my songs. Most of it is irony. I'm singing the opposite." See, I like this quote from Ben Wallers, vocalist for The Devil, offered in...

Spotinews recomendation
30.10.13

Morning. The epic new album by post-rock/post-metal band Russian Circles arrived to Spotify yesterday. Enjoy! (Thanks to a reader for the tip.) Russian Circles – Memorial Filed...

Punk News review
30.10.13

Russian Circles’ music never runs so much as tiptoes. Like a skilled trapeze artist, they’ve delicately walked the line between prog-metal and post-rock since 2004’s debut full...

Insound review
22.10.13

Anoushka Shankar returns with another outstanding recording: Traces of You, featuring three new songs with her half-sister, Norah Jones. Traces of You developed from the notion...

Spotinews recomendation
19.10.13

Hi. The new album by post-metal band Pelican was recently added to Spotify. Read this review and enjoy! (US version here.) Pelican – Forever Becoming Filed under: 2013, Metal

AudioCred review
17.10.13

Though I definitely wouldn’t group Caspian in with a recently seen emo resurgence, it’s hard to argue that their particular brand of post-rock isn’t at least a little informed by...

Insound review
10.12.13

Caspian return with Hymn for the Greatest Generation EP to coincide with the national headline tour along with the UK's 65daysofstatic. The EP features over 30 minutes of music...

Punk News review
01.10.13

Enemies have a knack for taking things up a notch on the math-rock scale and they've gone harder on Embark, Embrace. If you liked "Robert Reid" from 2011's Coco Et Moi, then you...

The Quietus review
27.09.13

Robert McArthur Hubbert has been an integral figure in the intertwined Glasgow music scene for over 20 years – knocking about in the 90s with teenage pal Alex Kapranos of Franz...

Clash review
27.09.13

Something special from north of the border…

Spotinews recomendation
16.09.13

Morning friends. As usual Monday means a bunch of new releases, but also a bunch of countries were said releases are not yet available. Fortunately, though, the dynamic new album...

Under The Radar review
13.12.13

Bearing more than a passing resemblance to fellow Brit noise merchants Fuck Buttons, 65daysofstatic is aiming for higher ground on its fifth studio album. More

Insound review
29.10.13

Wild Light is a 65daysofstatic that 65daysofstatic never thought they'd be. Wild Light is where the music leads. There is no order but chaos. It doesn't matter what you think you...

The Quietus review
01.10.13

Sheffield's 65daysofstatic are forever challenging themselves, tinkering with new ways to meld skyscraping electronic melodies with powerful rock instrumentation. After working on...

NME review
30.09.13

Don't let anyone tell you guitar music has run out of new ideas

Insound review
03.09.13

14KT laces together 14 instrumentals + 1 song with an incomparable ear for flipping samples, and his signature boom-bap, off-kilter drum programming and spacey synths. Then he...

TapeFear recommendation
02.09.13

Phenomenal dark ambient EP from Anduin. This ticks all the right boxes for me.

NME review
05.08.13

‘Dust Clears’ bleeps in all the right places and is carried along by the band’s trademark classy strings

Resident Advisor review
05.08.13

From Mickey Moonlight to Motor City Drum Ensemble, Mike Huckaby to A Guy Called Gerald, there has always been a vocal minority within electronic music who are ready to invoke the...

Sonic Router review
26.07.13

It should come as no surprise by now that both the people that run Sonic Router and the people that contribute to it are outspoken fans of Archie Pelago. And don’t worry, I got...

The Line of Best Fit review
18.07.13

It's clear that this is a labour of love for Hologram - they've painstakingly constructed a spine-tingling EP of summery pop that they should be, and undoubtedly are, proud of.

Spotinews recomendation
12.07.13

Howdy. From a very recent Spotify update comes the intense new album by The Octopus Project. Genre: experimental/electronic. Enjoy! The Octopus Project – Fever Forms Filed under...