A bizarre set of songs, seemingly untethered by taste, neither chastened or guided by quality control nor entirely driven by wild and shining inspiration.
Michael James Hall
An album of spectral, elemental romance and intrigue, playfully but precisely woven into a tremulous tapestry of seemingly ever-oscillating sound.
A relatively tasty bite of an emerging though perhaps not exactly ever-evolving lo-res VHS-pop genre.
“The important thing is that each record has its own personality and integrity” : Best Fit speaks to Adrian Crowley
We speak to Adrian Crowley, the man Ryan Adams described as “the best songwriter no-one’s heard of”, about his new album, and the inspiration that created it.
In a venue that used to hold the worst kind of hipster runoff to a sea of unresponsive, thoughtless people, Frightened Rabbit are a buoyant, brilliant reminder of just what a truly great band can do.
Divorce deliver a migraine of an album that, at its best, is the sound of an art rock band pumped full of meth, shut in a folding bed and set on fire.
A beauteous and tender embrace of melody, invention, love and strangeness, this is a magnificent, near-magical album. Something of a masterpiece.
This 5 track double album is a huge step in Mono’s progression towards creating the ultimate visual and emotional audio experience.
For dedicated fans of ambient avant gardism this collaboration between Julianna Barwick and Helado Negro is a delightful nocturnal ramble indeed.
These are the aftershocks of modern music, ya know? The disturbed reverberation of the colour and sound that push into the mind through radio and TV over a lifetime. They’re out there on another plane with the poltergeists.
An unsure, unsteady record from a band who’ve perhaps spent too long in the doldrums.
A twenty track album of entirely re-recorded material from tapes that the band lost in early 2012, along with a handful of newies for good measure. Was it worth re-creating?
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