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8/10 according to our Clinton on 19th December 2013I’ve been looking forward to this for a while. Funk master Dam Funk has slowly been edging his way into my life via his crossover Ariel Pink collab and professed love fo…view full details.
7/10 according to our Clinton on 19th December 2013I could sell this to you all by telling you it's the guitarist from Women and leaving it at that. But had I bought this on the basis of that tremendous group, after the first couple of tracks I’d have thro…view full details.
Review this item for us? Best review each week wins a £10 voucher!* Dark Entries and Honey Soundsystem have teamed up to release the gay porn soundtrack work of San Francisco-based musician and producer, Patrick Cowley. * Perhaps one of the most revolutionary and influential people …view full details.
8/10 according to our Ant on 19th December 2013Being the hopeless Nurse With Wound fan that I am, when i first clocked that this Colin Potter cassette release from the early 80s was getting a reissue on vinyl my ears wer…view full details.
7/10 according to our Ant on 19th December 2013Oh, the sleeve of this yellow vinyl GPS 7” is super posh. Windy & Carl have their names die-cut into a forest scene with sunlight shining through the trees in the layer beneath. Now these guys have been at it a while, 20 years in…view full details.
7/10 according to our Ian on 19th December 2013Here is the first of two releases this week on the lavishly packaged Sound In Silence label. You know, the ones with the little polaroid photograph on the cover... …view full details.
7/10 according to our Ian on 19th December 2013Another one of two Sound In Silence discs out this week, with this one you really get your money’s worth. This is Greek musician and composer George Mastrok…view full details.
9/10 according to our Ant on 20th December 2013We scored a small handfull of this killer tape containing two live recordings from performances in New York back in March 2013. Zaimph for those of you that don’t know is the handle of …view full details.
9/10 according to our Clinton on 19th December 2013Possibly coming just that little bit too late to be stashed in your Christmas stocking, Hands in the Dark have very kindly seen fit to reissue the first EP by Swedish dream-pop duo …view full details.
8/10 according to our Ant on 19th December 2013This is the debut full length from Panagiotis Pagonis who creates cinematic music that encompasses both acoustic and electronic elements. ‘Of The Adder’s Bite’ makes me imagine a kind of fictional film score with smatteri…view full details.
8/10 according to our Ant on 19th December 2013We’ve finally managed to score copies of this after it being out of print for a short while. What we get is a CD and A5 book set which is like some sort of eccentric English occult bedtime story set. There’s a whole lot of acti…view full details.
8/10 according to our Ant on 20th December 2013Jar Moff unleashes his second full length for PAN following his excellent ‘Commercial Mouth’ LP. ‘Financial Glam’ is a much darker almost claustrophobic…view full details.
9/10 according to our Ant on 20th December 2013Kouhei Matsanuga’s Dance Classics LP series on PAN hits its third installment in fine style. Like the previous two volumes Kouhei uses a combination of classic techno palette and fresh sounds to create h…view full details.
10/10 according to our Ant on 20th December 2013‘Niaiw Ot Vile’ is just the second ever vinyl release from Dalglish and the third full length under that pseudonym. Previous releases as Dalglish have appeared on …view full details.
8/10 according to our Clinton on 20th December 2013I was commenting the other day about how small and delicate a lot of Japanese music seems to sound. Not so with Hakobune, an ambient guitarist from Tokyo who makes great big monolithic slabs of ambience from his 6 string and an ever growing collec…view full details.
7/10 according to our Clinton on 20th December 2013Lying awake at 5.30 each morning certainly gives you stuff to think about. For example, what is the middle spike bit of a record player called? (A spindle, apparently). Is it possible to invent a band worse and more annoying than Foals? (No)…view full details.
Review this item for us? Best review each week wins a £10 voucher!Though misunderstood at the time of its initial release in 1981, the years have been kind to Beach Partyand it is now regarded as one of the more important albums of fractured UK twee pop and minimalist post-punk, alongside The Young Ma…view full details.
Review this item for us? Best review each week wins a £10 voucher!The House Of Love were one of the most successful and critically acclaimed bands to grace Creation Records in the late 1980s. Equally inspired by the ‘60s pop of The Left Banke, Beatles, Kinks, Zombies, etc. and the more distorted…view full details.
Review this item for us? Best review each week wins a £10 voucher!Arguably one of the most exciting saxophone soloists in jazz history, Kirk was a post-modernist before that term even existed. Kirk played the continuum of jazz tradition as an instrument unto itself; he felt little compunction ab…view full details.
Review this item for us? Best review each week wins a £10 voucher!Terry Riley’s ‘In C’ – by all accounts, the most important work in the history of minimalism “a masterpiece”– has been re-recorded by Portishead‘s Adrian Utley…view full details.
Review this item for us? Best review each week wins a £10 voucher!After cutting his teeth in several rock and folk bands since the late Sixties (Hush, Tail Toddle), Dutch singer / songwriter Jan Duindam released his first solo album in 1978 for the tiny Munich label. With help from local musician Guus…view full details.
Review this item for us? Best review each week wins a £10 voucher!- The L.I.E.S. kingpin returns with a 30 Minute warehouse-bound EP follow up to his ‘Spit’ Album. - 3 new tracks plus an extended 9 minute version of ‘Crack Microbes’. - Mastered and Cut by Matt Colton at Al…view full details.
Review this item for us? Best review each week wins a £10 voucher!If you are the sort of callow, romantic fool who prefers truths to be unspoken and illusions to remain unshattered, then do not, we pray you, read on, for it is a dark and terrible tale that we have to tell. Only on this page of this website will …view full details.
7/10 according to our Clinton on 20th December 2013Their name sounds like a Daily Express front page headline, they look like...well... lets just say one of them has a snout and Mark E Smith has said about them “bands like Evil Blizzard, they give me hope that music is alive and kicking&rdqu…view full details.
Review this item for us? Best review each week wins a £10 voucher!Relent is a wonderful collection of instrumental acoustic fingerpicked guitar pieces augmented by guitar drones, viola and other instrumentation; and the inaugural release by Ancient Colours. Written by Simon Allum, former guitarist and so…view full details.