Alkaline Trio – Is This Thing Cursed?

August 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Always the sullen-looking guys hanging out on the fringe of the party while the likes of Blink-182 and Green Day frolicked in the pool, Alkaline Trio brought a downtrodden [...]

Ride – Weather Diaries

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Against a background of comebacks from scene contemporaries Lush and Slowdive, Ride‘s – well-received – return to the stage after two decades away was [...]

Disco Inferno – In Debt

May 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Our re-embracing of the more commercial end of British experimental indie rock c.199x (Lush, Ride, Slowdive) offers an opportunity to acknowledge some of the fertile fields [...]

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 [...]
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