Ben Vince – The Purge

April 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

A saxophone darts and stabs around buried bass notes and a shimmering alarm – ‘Ankhering’, the first track on Ben Vince’s The Purge, presents the listener with a [...]

The Listening Post: albums round-up

April 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Another year, another Shonen Knife album. The press notes say this is number 19. As such, we probably take them for granted, or only talk about them in the context of Western [...]

Woodpigeon – T R O U B L E

April 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Clued-up observers of a certain vintage may just make a dash for Mark Andrew Hamilton’s sixth album in his Woodpigeon guise based purely on the presence of his fellow [...]

Nada Surf – You Know Who You Are

March 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

By the time a band gets to its eighth album – and 20+ years down the line – the temptation to be glib or blasé about a new album is strong. New York’s [...]

The Listening Post: albums round-up

March 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Stranger Things (MAME Records), the third full-length from Yuck, has them refinding their comfort zone after the line-up-change-induced stresses of Glow and Behold. Largely [...]
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