Review Of Grasscut By Unearth

Andrew Phillips and Marcus O’Dair create the jazzy chill electric sounds of Grasscut. The duo released their first record titled 1 Inch: 1/2 Mile via Ninja Tune in 2010. Their second record Unearth grows some gorgeously organic sounds from keyboards, guitar and double bass in addition to classic-sounding English radio samples and Andrew Phillips’ melodic vocal work. Large parts of this record rework classic English sounds into something contemporary.

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Lawrence Arabia 'The Sparrow' album review on Northern Transmissions is now available.

Lawrence Arabia – The Sparrow

Recent Northern Transmissions interviewee Lawrence Arabia is all set to dispatch his latest LP, The Sparrow. This new album has a daunting prospect as it has to follow up the award winning Chant Darling LP. What is instantly noticeable about The Sparrow is how organic the album sounds, the layers of strings, gently strummed guitars and the smattering of brass create a rich collage of textures which is a refreshing alternative to the plethora of synthetic digital missives that are top of the pops these days.

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Royal Wood Interview

Northern Transmissions talked to Royal Wood about being compared to Tom Waits and jeff Buckley, attending business school at McGill University and a few…

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Charlotte Hatherley Ash Forms Sylver Tongue

Charlotte Hatherley (Ash) forms Sylver Tongue – Tours With Bat For Lashes. Sylver Tongue was born from the Kandinsky addled mind of a Purple Rain obsessed girl. Inspired by 70s sci-fi movies, psychedelic pop and the prowling grooves of Grace Jones and her warm leatherette,

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Wild Nothing unveils artwork for ‘Nocturne’

On Monday 27th August WILD NOTHING will release his new album – and Bella Union debut – ‘Nocturne’ into the World, and share with you the artwork for the album. The CD version of ‘Nocturne’ will come with one standard cover

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