As No Joy embark on an extensive tour of Europe, Stephen Smith takes a closer look at their album Ghost Blonde and the distinctive sense of distance throughout its ten tracks.
Aidan Moffat and Bill Wells draw upon their great wealth of aged experience to show us into a gloomy world of debauchery, drunkenness, iniquity and death. And it sounds stunning.
While Only The Lonely offers us some magnificent glimpses into what Lavelle and his slew of guests can produce, it’s ultimately doomed before it starts. Well over a decade into UNKLE’s career; we’ve been here before, and we’ve heard better.
David J Roch reaches out from a haunted past and in doing so brings us closer to his ethereal and elusive soul, writes Stephen Smith.
Dignan Porch have created a truly honest EP affected with plenty of guitar fuzz. It’s a perfect collection of psychedelic tracks for lovers of laziness writes Stephen Smith.
Le Corps De Mince Francoise appropriate every single sound the nineties ever created and manage to make a coherent record. What’s more, it’s actually fantastic. Stephen Smith reviews.
When Saints Go Machine have produced something very striking and just a little out of the ordinary. Operating in lush fields of vernal sonic atmospheres, but all the while maintaining a strong connection to melody and movement.
Replicants shows Millionyoung at his most diverse and interesting as Mike Diaz opens up the empty conventions of genre and takes a look in; attempting to diversify and grow his sound. Whilst a few efforts fail, most succeed with the usual listless energy.
Over the years ATP has played host to many great artists and many great experimentalists, and the inaugural New Years’ Eve bash was no exception. Bringing to Hammersmith Apollo the likes of Sonic Youth, Shellac, The Pop Group and Factory Floor.
Coloração Desbotada revel in a new music that re-imagines South America as a land of vibrant colours and limitless possibilities created by filtering the sounds of the second golden age of American global commercial and ideological expansion.
It’s the 1980s and the future members of Top Surprise are growing up with an awkward energy that materializes from the ups and downs of their near history, complemented by the nascent guitar music coming from America at that time.
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