Reviews

Coco Hames – S/T

April 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Although ploughing familiar furrows, Coco Hames‘ debut solo disc is a pleasing confection of misty-eyed nostalgia and savvy songwriting that is likely to charm [...]

Drøne – A Perfect Blind

April 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Drøne, as a name, is a flood of misdirection. It implies both vaguely Scandinavian origins and a genre label – neither of which is accurate. Duality and sleight of hand [...]

Anjou – Epithymía

April 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s hard not to listen to Anjou’s new album without feeling keenly aware of the past I bring to it. In the late nineties when post-rock appeared to be the new rising [...]

Luca Forcucci – The Waste Land

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

An intriguing download and limited edition cassette release from a new Portuguese label Crónica, documenting the work of researcher and artist Luca Forcucci. Forcucci’s [...]

Zu – Jhator

March 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Zu exists along the intersections where an open embrace of the potential of sound dissolves all genre boundaries. Having previously delivered some tastily metallic riffage, [...]

PVT – New Spirit

March 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

The PVT trio – brothers Richard and Laurence Pike with friend Dave Miller – re-emerge after a quiet few years since 2012’s Homosapien album. Their sound has moved [...]

Sult / Lasse Marhaug – Harpoon

February 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

This collaboration between Lasse Marhaug – one of the far north’s most consistently excellent exponents of extreme music – and improvisational duo Sult sees both [...]

Crystal Fairy – S/T

February 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Six months ago I felt sorely let down by Melvins’ Basses Loaded album, but reassured that a band this creatively fertile wouldn’t take long to bounce back with [...]

Loscil – Monument Builders

December 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Listening to Loscil’s album, Monument Builders, I came to view it as a counterpoint to the equally intense dark ambient record Towards A Bleak Sun by Mesektet. While [...]
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