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A warm Norman hello to all of you taking the time to read this. May your Thursday evening be peaceful and nice; if you just sneezed, bless you. This week I’m embracing the winter by wearing a snood -- yes, a snood -- while listening to a bunch of inappropriately loud music. We’re keeping the locomotive that is our office churning and have a carriage full of these records bringing up the rear. Next stop, Your Doorstep:



  • Daoud is disgusted that Pearl Jam ever got famous with their filthy name.
  • Sainsbury’s sponsored dance pop types St Etienne.
  • Listen: it was good when R.E.M were a country band.
  • Husker Du. We mention this one every week it seems.
  • It’s the Adrian Sherwood lot: Dub Syndicate.
  • Creation start-ups Jasmine Minks at the finish line.

Ant’s Electronic Round-up:

Intelligent Dad Music.

  • Class album of hallucinatory, psychedelic, mystical sound from Rabit on Halcyon Veil.
  • Burial goes full on techno/rave while retaining his signature traits.
  • Melodic full-length extravaganza from Call Super on Houndstooth.
  • Bleak bangers from JK Flesh (aka Justin Broadrick) on Hospital Productions.
  • Dubby techno bliss 2x12” from Radius in lush screen-printed sleeve on echospace.
  • Suzanne Ciani weird alien blob soundtrack on Finders Keepers.
  • RVNG Intl. compile some majestic ambient/new age works from Pauline Anna Strom.
  • Snazzy COH picture disc - includes CD cuz picture discs sound like someone defecating into your ears.
  • Crushing stuff from Cape Town’s Angel-Ho on NON.
  • Penik Ettek / Datasmok & D.Carbone nailers on Repitch.
  • Emotive Detroit school techno from John Heckle on Super Rhythm Trax.
  • Loose hardware jams from Powell. Vinyl only release in an edition of 420 copies.
  • Invisible City reissue of rare slo-mo Kwaito from Sandy B.
  • Vicious techno/EBM 7” from Juzer aka Beau Wanzer and Dan Jugel.
  • Ecstatic arpeggiator action from Avalon Emerson on Whities.
  • Basement electronics retrospective from Workdub on Left ear.
  • Music From Memory reissue of sole Dub Oven EP from 1983.
  • Gqom ass shakers outta Durban from Emo Kid.
  • Errata tape + Zine on Kit Records incl. Mary Lattimore, Jake Meginsky, Disasterpeace, Jib Kidder, Domenique Dumont etc.
  • Droning meditations from Gregg Kowalsky on Mexican Summer.
  • Lena Willikens, Not Waving, Sam Haar and JK Flesh remix S U R V I V E.
  • Clear wax split of serene ambient from Kerry Leimer (Savant) and droning vox from Like A Villain.
  • Metro Area’s heralded 2002 discoid album remastered.
  • Kaleidoscopic beats, textures and clattering from Gajek on Monkeytown.
  • Slightly fuzzy edged, sentimental ambient/drone from Secret Pyramid.
  • +++ a few notable 12”s from Ciel on Peach Discs, Seph on Echocord, Romare on Ninja Tune, Bonebrokk (w/ Jay Glass Dubs remix).


As always we’d like to shout out to the wee ones this week: Superorganism and the charmingly named Johnny Bell.

That’s it! Your lot; the works; the full monty. See you Thursday next!


Words: Bobs, Clint and Ant. Work: Kim, Daoud, Loz, James, Benn, Phil, Nath, Love.

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Best records this week

According to our review team at least...



9/10 from Jamie

Yes! Gajek (Matti) is back on Monkeytown Records (fun!) with another full LP* of those electronic textures that you love. Plus the occasional flute. It’s a real head-spi...read on »


Something For Your M.I.N.D.

9/10 from Clinton

They are going to be big whether you like it or not so you might as well lie down and accept it. The thing is, this track might have already appeared on Fifa 18 and Jools Holl...read on »


Automatic For The People (25th Anniversary Edition)

9/10 from Clinton

The original CD of this is currently getting bleached by the unseasonal sun on the dash of my Honda Civic. It looks great up there  - it's commercial enough to show passe...read on »

Phoebe Bridgers

Stranger In The Alps

9/10 from Robin

This one’s perfect right now: good for grumpy mornings that elicit zero good feelings, good for cold quiet walks to cold quiet work, even good for when it gets dark way ...read on »


Contagious Life

9/10 from Robin

The goods are with us once again thanks to the punk dispatchers at La Vida Es Un Mus; as if they haven’t done us enough service this year with blistering records from An...read on »


Obsolete Machines

9/10 from Ant

Here’s a beauty - a real keeper and a treat for echospace [detroit] fans. Five cuts (arguably the highlights) lifted from the epic Radius ‘Obsolete Machines’...read on »

Call Super


9/10 from Laurie

This snuck up on me. Boo, it’s a new Call Super album. This record’s title comes from his nickname, Arpo, but don’t go calling him that because it’s on...read on »

Meadow House

Misadventures On The Scorn Cycle

8/10 from Clinton

Part genius, part idiot, and part pest, Dan Wilson's Meadow House produce the sort of off-kilter, dysfunctional music that, if you wait long enough, someone in the future will...read on »

Michael Begg

TITAN: A Crane Is A Bridge

8/10 from Jamie

Michael Begg has made an album of immense stature and structure, fully reflecting both the subject matter and his source of inspiration in this recording, ‘TITAN: A Cran...read on »

Gregg Kowalsky

L'Orange L'Orange

8/10 from Jamie

Well, this is nice. Oh, You’re probably expecting a little more than that… I’m sorry but I’m suddenly overcome by the waves of sheer ambient bliss was...read on »

The One Ensemble

Saint Seven

8/10 from Jamie

Don’t worry, this record has got absolutely nothing to do with the BBC telly program ‘The One Show’. Mercifully not anodyne; it’s every bit as entertai...read on »

Angel Olsen


8/10 from Robin

I don’t need to tell you that Angel Olsen has one of the most unique and malleable voices in indie rock. But I will: I’d argue she stretches her vocals as far in s...read on »

Tom O.C Wilson

Tell A Friend

8/10 from Clinton

Nothing scares me more than getting my haircut. I'd rather get extreme dental work done whilst abseiling down the Burj Khalifa. Therefore I'm more than impressed by Tom O...read on »

Peter Oren


8/10 from Robin

I have a question for Peter Oren. My question is… can he please explain this lyric? It goes like this: “I came to at half past two to a diesel engine’s roar...read on »

big tide

Half The Time

8/10 from Clinton

That rarest of beasts a two track 12" which harks back to the times in the '80s and '90s when indie bands of all persuasions released janglesome treats that harked back to the...read on »

Spinning Coin


8/10 from Clinton

I've been saying it for awhile. We really need an indie-pop band to believe in. Ok we have a lot of the old timers still treading the boards and good luck to them. The newer b...read on »

JK Flesh

Suicide Estate

8/10 from Ant

The vinyl edition of JK Flesh’s (aka Justin Broadrick of Godflesh, Jesu, Final etc.) ‘Suicide Estate’ comprises two EPs, originally issue...read on »

Princess Nokia

1992 Deluxe

8/10 from Robin

As is the case with every good rap record that comes out, we’re several eons late with Princess Nokia’s ‘new’ one, further proving how useless our belo...read on »

Kerry Leimer / Like A Villain


8/10 from Robin

You’re probably gonna wanna spin one side of this and save the other for next time. First Terrace have been bravely devious in putting Kerry Leimer and Like a Villain to...read on »


Les Fleurs Du Mal

8/10 from Ant

Rabit puts the colliding avant Grime rhythms and deconstructed club music meets noise well and truly to bed for his fourth album. ‘Les Fleurs Du Mal’ the namesake ...read on »


History Of The Future

8/10 from Laurie

Drifting softly by is the new album from Watter, a post-y, proggy wonderland from this trio made up of one each from Grails, Slint and Strike City. If that isn’t enough ...read on »

Minais B

As The River At Its Source

8/10 from Ant

Minais B is an alias of Villads Klint, who is one third of avant-electronic pop trio trio Khalil -- check their recent album ‘The Water We Drink’ on Posh Isolation...read on »

Featured albums

Pye Corner Audio
Johnny Bell
Meadow House
Dub Oven
Avalon Emerson
Exploded View
Roger Eno
Jim White
Suzanne Ciani
Psychedelic Witchcraft
Call Super
Guided By Voices
Pauline Anna Strom
Charles Hayward and Thurston Moore
Kerry Leimer / Like A Villain
John Heckle
Half Forward Line
Jasmine Minks
Penik Ettek / Datasmok & D.Carbone
The Galileo 7
Gun Outfit
Peter Oren
Alex Lipinski
Alvarius B
Metro Area
Martin Carr
Shed Seven
Gregg Kowalsky
Princess Nokia
Spinning Coin
Hüsker Dü
Crash City Saints
Sandy B
Secret Pyramid
Emo Kid
Andrew Wasylyk