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The Quietus review
03.09.15

As the internet scrubs clean our memories of what the past was really like (even as it theoretically makes more of it available than ever), it's sometimes difficult to recall how...

Under The Radar review
27.08.15

When a record is pushed as a 'cosmic ideal' by its PR team, you expect something different. And when that record has been produced by Angel Deradoorian, famed for her work as...

Punk News review
24.08.15

I’ll be the first to admit that when I heard Ghost for the first time, I reacted like a lot of people do when I introduce them to the ghoulish sextet: What the fuck am I hearing...

Under The Radar review
21.08.15

As if he hadn't blessed us enough already with January's beautiful Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper LP, Noah Lennox is back again already with a sweet little surprise Panda Bear...

Under The Radar review
24.07.15

Matt Mondanile's fifth album as Ducktails, St. Catherine, was recorded over an extended period of time around tour dates for Mondanile's day job as guitarist for Real Estate.  More

Clash review
27.07.15

A mixed return from the indie pop outfit...

Under The Radar review
16.07.15

Roanoke, Virginia trio Eternal Summers are fond of the descriptor "dream-punk."  More

Clash review
16.07.15

A nigh on perfect release...

The Quietus review
27.07.15

In another world, it was this way all along. Bands who loved the 60s understood that the reason to love the 60s is not simply the music, but what animated the people who made the...

Under The Radar review
16.07.15

Currents opens with "Let It Happen," which instantly launches itself into the Tame Impala pantheon. Well, maybe not instantly—it takes close to eight minutes.  More

The Quietus review
15.07.15

'Peaking Duck' is the perfect introduction to Californian rock monsters Carlton Melton's fifth album, Out To Sea, for a number of reasons. The plodding drone, the vast cosmic...

Punk News review
15.07.15

A spontaneous collaboration on a Monday morning is just what the doctor ordered. More so if it's from Cloud Nothings' frontman, Dylan Baldi, and Wavves frontman, Nathan Williams...

Clash review
14.07.15

Glasgow's vastly influential wyrd folk troupe return...

The Quietus review
08.07.15

Blood Moon, the debut full length from Brooklyn-based artist Ancient Ocean (aka John Bohannon), is a rich and mesmerising work that flirts with New York's avant-garde heritage...

The Quietus review
07.07.15

A few weeks ago, during a bout of near-terminal writer's block, I made the decision to consume an entire blue cheese and marmite sandwich. That isn't some kind of hip euphemistic...

TapeFear recommendation
30.06.15

Gloriously dark synth from Evan Caminiti.

Clash review
11.06.15

A seductive, effortlessly engrossing return from Honey Owens...

The Quietus review
10.06.15

There seems to be nothing that can stop Australian psychedelic garage rumbling on through the wilderness, passing the fresh corpses of surf-revival and afropop as it mindlessly...

Clash review
20.05.15

Progress, of a sort...

Under The Radar review
22.05.15

Ruben Nielson returns with another anachronistic beauty, this one hitting the eardrums like a dusty Numero Group find from a home studio in the '70s U.S. Rust Belt, fashioned...

Under The Radar review
12.05.15

As one half of the Fuck Buttons, Benjamin John Power has spent the best part of a decade challenging our expectations of modern electronica. More

The Quietus review
21.05.15

It doesn't feel appropriate to describe Benjamin John Power's music as "noise". As either one half of Fuck Buttons, or in his solo guise as Blanck Mass, there is simply far too...

TapeFear recommendation
20.05.15

An assault on the senses. Fantastic stuff from Blanck Mass.

Under The Radar review
04.05.15

Following the 2013 release of Cabinet of Curiosities, Dutch singer/songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Jacco Gardner was pegged as an heir to pocket symphonists of the...

Under The Radar review
30.04.15

Hard to believe it's already been three years since London-based psych band Django Django released their self-titled debut. Their eclectic mixture of sun-drenched sonic bursts...

Clash review
15.05.15

Evolving on their own terms...

Under The Radar review
14.04.15

Doldrums are admirable for, if nothing else, a sincere striving. Airick Woodhead is Doldrums, and if at 25 years of age he's not yet setting the world on fire, he's certainly...

The Quietus review
14.04.15

Suuns' last release, Images Du Futur, was, for me at least, a classic example of an album that slowly invades the brain's pleasure centres rather than immediately overwhelming the...

Under The Radar review
13.04.15

Lord Huron's songs are steeped in an adventurer's vocabulary. From the initial EPs when Ben Schneider made music on his own to 2012's debut LP Lonesome Dreams, Lord Huron's...

Under The Radar review
07.04.15

Chaz Bundick, the recording artist whose music most often bears the name Toro y Moi, is a busy chameleon of a producer. More

The Quietus review
06.04.15

The grand feature length offering that is Infinity Machines comes packaged in an almost anti-psychedelic grey cover, stamped with a black rorschach image that appears to represent...

The Quietus review
31.03.15

Over the course of their previous releases, Chile's Föllakzoid have been boiling down the bones of Krautrock, stripping away all extraneous flesh to distil the very essence of the...

The Quietus review
27.03.15

The resurgence of dream pop in 2010 was almost suffocating, with shoegaze being a main point of creative reference. Beach House, Wild Nothing, and Grimes lead the way, ushering a...

Under The Radar review
18.03.15

The first thing that needs to be said about Moon Duo: if you can't bear repetition, they're probably not for you.  More

The Quietus review
06.03.15

Aeonflower is a very different beast to Paper Dollhouse's debut album, though it's no less beautiful, unsettling, or eerie. Its predecessor, A Box Painted Black, released in 2012...