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We talk to ambient/sound creator Sound Awakener

Field recording/electronic artist Nhung Nguyen AKA Sound Awakener’s new EP entitled ‘September Traveller’ is a collection of pieces set to accompany a photo exhibition by Irene Cruz in Berlin. The musician spoke to us briefly about the release, what field recording … Continue reading

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The Flatmates — You Held My Heart

By John Hartley Record Store Day is on the 18th April this year. I’m starting the official backlash now, here. As we search the internet for rumours of exclusive limited edition double gatefold heavy vinyl (coloured, naturally) releases by artists … Continue reading

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Puzzlecuts — Like A Human Being

By John Hartley When legendary indie rocker Aristotle grunged the lyrics to his hit single “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” he quite possibly had in mind Michigan’s Puzzlecuts. Self-proclaimed “constantly-songwriting hermit” Matt clearly has an … Continue reading

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Belle And Sebastian — Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance

By John Hartley I bumped into some old friends the other day. I hadn’t seen them for a while; five years it transpired. It was really pleasant catching up with them and I ended up spending an hour in their … Continue reading

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BEST OF 2014: Mega Emotion list their favourite tracks of 2014

Pop-orientated electro-rockers Mega Emotion kindly give us some of their favourite cracking tunes of 2014, and their reasons behind those chosen. Visit the Mega Emotion official website here. Caribou – I Can’t Do Without You ‘Bubble filtered vocals build in … Continue reading

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BEST OF 2014: The 10 tunes Blue Tapes/X-Ray Records wish they had released in 2014

The excellent sound art/strange objects label Blue Tapes/X-Ray got in touch with us to tell us the top 10 tunes they wished they had released during 2014. Below is that list. We guess it’s their best of 2014. At least … Continue reading

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The Fall album titles get a gangsta rap makeover

‘Live At the Bitch Tales’ (Live At the Witch Tales’) ‘It Takes A Nations Saving Grace of Millions To Hold Us Back’ (‘This Nation’s Saving Grace’) ‘Slates, Ho’s’ (‘Slates’) ‘The Marshall Mathers Suite’ (‘The Marshall Suite’) ‘Odd Future Our Clutter’ … Continue reading

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SIDE ONE TRACK ONE #6: The Fall – Live At The Witch Trials

By John Hartley For any artist the first song on an album is an important matter. It is a statement of intent, a signpost to the informed listener as to where the artist is hoping to take the aural journey, … Continue reading

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