Review Of 'The War On Drugs' Live at the Newport Music Hall in Columbus, Ohio

Review Of “Zig Zaj” By Boom Bip

Boom Bip’s Zig Zag is a diverse delectable dish of alliterate auditory awesomeness. Now that last statement isn’t exactly true, but it might be. Confused? Intrigued? Well that’s kind of how I feel after listening to the new album released by Boom Bip aka Bryan Charles Hollon.

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Review Of “Let the Poison” Out By The Beets

The Beets are from Queens, a fact that most press on the band picks out as important, since it differentiates the three-piece from the great heaving mass of bands out in Williamsburg. A relentless playing schedule takes them outside of their own neighbourhood on a weekly basis, though, and they’re already 3 LP’s and a few singles into their four year garage-rock career.

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TOM VEK unveils new video for upcoming single, ‘Sherman (Animals In The Jungle)’, released 9th June via Moshi Moshi Records. Tom Vek plays July 11 in london

Review Of “Leisure Seizure” By Tom Vek

Much has been said already about Tom Vek reappearing onto the musical map after being out of the public eye for so long. There is a six year gap between Vek’s debut, We Have Sound and sophomore LP, Leisure Seizure.

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Review Of “Diamonds and Death” By VHS or Beta

Imagine a club night called ‘Diamonds and Death’, who would the perfect house band be? A band that rattles out percussion based indie dance in the same ilk as LCD Soundsystem with the dulcet bittersweet tones of Ian Curtis perhaps? That band would be VHS or Beta, the New York via Kentucky based dance punk collective, renowned for their winning combination of rock and house music.

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Review Of “Mountaintops” By Mates of State

Carefree harmonic duo Mates of State release their fifth full length record ‘Mountaintops’ almost six years after ‘Bring It Back’ their last album of original material. The pair has stayed busy in that time among other things releasing their cover album ‘Re-Arrange Us’ in 2008.

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Mark McGuire – Get Lost

I have to admit that I’ve been a bit out of the loop in the “instrumental, ambient, drone” genre, so I had to do bit of background research on Mark McGuire who’s also a member of the band “Emeralds”.

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Review Of “Twirligig” By Jonti

Discussing the notion of how best to write about Jonti’s music, a DJ at California radio station KCRW remarked, “I don’t feel like writing at all. I feel like drawing a picture, with watercolours, and maybe crayon – colourful, abstract, youthfully curious, and open to interpretation.”

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Review Of “Visits” By Tammar

Punk. Year Zero. The point where all extravagance in music was stripped away to leave a volatile and raw shell. As expected, Punk destroyed itself but from its burning embers the essence of punk lives on.

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A Winged Victory For The Sullen – S/t

t’s a rare moment when an entire album is something of overwhelming beauty. That feeling of when your heart is swelling to the point it might burst is captured exquisitely here. ‘A Winged Victory For The Sullen’ is a new musical venture by Adam Wiltzie and Dustin O’Halloran.

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Review Of “Parallax” By Atlas Sound

Deerhunter frontman Bradford Cox makes beautiful, expansive music. That’s the way it is. His compositions have always been based around ethereal textures, delicately understated vocals and melodic instrumentation, and his latest release as Atlas Sound, Parallax, is no exception.

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