Weekly Update Dalham, Ride, Ghostpoet, Green-House, Car Seat Headrest.
Khruangbin, Car Seat Headrest, Liam Hayes, Ital Tek, Depeche Mode, epic45, Diet Cig, Portico Quartet, Beatrice Dillon, Happyness, 65daysofstatic, Castle Face Reissues, Austra, Man Man, Dark Morph.
- Album of the Week. Dalham’s ace new LP of sci-fi synthtronica takes the crown this time around.
- Khruangbin are back with their third album of colourful, globetrotting psych. On limited pink wax.
- Not only have we unveiled our April reductions promo, but we’ve launched our Spring Cheapies & updated our bargain Classics.
- Weekly Playlist. New edition of staff-selected tracks over on Spotify (yes, it’s an extender!) & Youtube.
- Ghostpoet returns with a disturbingly prescient record of syrupy beats & gothic atmosphere.
- Ride’s shoegaze is replaced with classical, ambient & post-rock tones on this reimagination.
- Car Seat Headrest blend their classic college rock sounds with more modern approaches.
- Man Man. It’s been 7 years, but the experimental rock group make a welcome return.
- London indie group Happyness return, sounding like our very own Yo La Tengo.
- Brimful of asha on the epic45. Hardbook photography book & CD from the relaxed post-rockers.
- Liam Hayes. See, up here in Leeds Liam, we’d just pronounce it Mirage “Garridge”.
- This is Sparta! First album in 14 years from the ex-At the Drive-Ins.
- Lea Bertucci. Standing in the shadows of acoustics. Segments from an installation in Köln.
- Ross Downes delivers a masterclass in instrumental dynamics & field recordings.
- Formosa Punk Records have a Japanese import split from The Monochrome Set / Catenary Wires.
- Cardiacs, Gong & Knifeworld member & UK psych legend Kavus Torabi releases his anticipated debut.
- Brighton jazz trio In Threads merge toe-tapping delights with intriguing instrumentals.
- Very limited, moving solo piano pieces from Anthony Baden Saggers.
- Portico Quartet’s latest limited EP explores their more ambient & electronic side.
- Austra. A fine slice of Canadian electronic pop.
- Depeche Mode. All sorts of versions of Anton Corbijn’s doc & concert film here.
- Nahnahanahanahanahanahanah Chicano Batman!
- BLÓM reference an obscure-ish hardcore punk subgenre on the album title to their debut.
- Twee-punk power poppers Diet Cig are back to satisfy your sweet tooth.
- Kanye West’s Christian music & gospel album featuring Kenny G just missed out on our Album of the Week. Shame…
- offthesky & The Humble Bee. Atlantic spanning ambient from Jason Corder & Hood’s Craig Tattersall.
- The compilation of indie Minna Miteru also features as a highlight in our Japanese Reissues feature.
- Limited-edition 12’’ single from Daniel O'Sullivan.
- We’ve reduced some 180g colour records from Doves by up to a tenner!
- Creative City Pop types Piper have another colour reissue out.
- Yorkshire post-rock favourites 65daysofstatic reissue an electronic-heavy classic, complete with a bonus EP.
- Sam Gendel & Sam Wilkes blend the disparate sounds of avant-jazz, hip hop, electronic & psychedelia.
- Doctorrrrrrr Whoooooooo. Doctor Who.
- WEWANTSOUNDS reissues a sought-after Lebanese classic from Fairuz.
- Nkem Njoku & Ozzobia Brothers. Ace LP of Ghanian music & highlife.
- There’s a few limited, super snazzy coloured records left from John Dwyer’s Castle Face imprint.
Ant’s Electronic Round Up
- Deliciously mind-boggling new musique concrète/electroacoustic/tape works from GRM's Beatriz Ferreyra. LP on Persistence of Sound.
- Sparks fly from the Isabella album on iDEAL Recordings as she welds together the grittiest elements of techno/industrial/electro/trance/noise into head/feet wreckers.
- The 1999 evergreen 'Oktember' mini-album from GAS comes back around. Supreme Black Forest Techneau.
- Transportive, psychedelic LP from Maxwell Sterling on Ecstatic encompassing/mutating spiritual jazz, Indian classical, drone, sound collage.
- Cremation Lily's coastal ambient techno/field recordings weeper 'The Processes And Instruments Of Normal People' comes to wax courtesy of Alter.
- Audio mirages from Ben Lukas Boysen (Hecq) on Erased Tapes.
- Carl Michael Von Hausswolff & Jón Þór Birgisson (Jónsi) reconvene as Dark Morph with an LP of oceanic drones, submerged beats and whalesong.
- Daniel Avery & Roman Flügel collab as Noun with a pair of techno hypnotizers.
- Green-House cultivates some ultra-chill ambient for horticulture heads.
- Thanks to a new sprog, Italk Tek incorporates audio hallucinations from sleep deprivation on his meticulously constructed sixth album on Planet Mu.
- Unearthed Korean-Indo Ethno Fusion on Daehan Electronics from Kim Jinmuk.
- Ace Italo/EBM/New Beat action on June from Lithuanian producer Caroil.
- Much needed reissue of 'The Future Is Enslaved' EP from Gosub. Check if you dig old Dopplereffekt, Aux88, Drexciya, Dynamix II etc.
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Words: Ant & Tom.
Work: Ian, Tom R., Nathon, Phil, Jamie, Will, Daoud, Ant, Tom H. & Fred.
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