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Come, have download. Have good download.

It be about that time again when us here help nudge you there on your way toward some rather fine free downloads. Below find a bunch of neat little gems.   Ickis Mirolo — ‘Bloated Float Corpse’ A slimy pull … Continue reading

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Jangle All The Way: a search for the perfect pop song (instalment 6)

“I can feel the earth begin to move I hear my needle hit the groove And spiral through another day” Squire/Brown, 1989 As the end of my privileged school career beckoned I found myself increasingly distant to many of my … Continue reading

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The Turning — ‘Settle For That’

Settle is a charming town in the north of England, and lies at the other end of the traditional steam railway line that runs from Carlisle. ‘Settle For That’ meanwhile is the latest single from young London band The Turning. … Continue reading

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Listen to ‘Shine’, the Tominic offering for the new ‘Tour De Traum VIII’ album

Another new trance-techno Tour De Traum series is on the way, ‘Tour De Traum VIII’ in this instance, and out via the Cologne-based Traum Records as always. The label has today posted a track off it, ‘Shine’ by Tominic (a.k.a. Tom … Continue reading

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Watch the vid/listen to Carter Tutti rejig of Archie Bronson Outfit’s ‘In White Relief’

Archie Bronson Outfit’s latest longplayer via Domino, ‘Wild Crush’, came out in May of this year. It’s the type of record ripe for synth-leaning rejigging. No surprise then that Carter Tutti has put some smudgy technoid fingerprints all over track … Continue reading

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Watch Plastikman perform ‘EXhale’ at Sonar 2014

The ambient/IDM genius Richie Hawtin– also known as Platikman– played a match-winning set at Sonar in Barcelona earlier this year. The good news is the event version of ‘EXhale’ can now be viewed in all its intuitive glory. Watch the … Continue reading

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SINGLE FOCUS: Beverly, Merchandise, King Creosote, Gruff Rhys, Bombay Bicycle Club

SOTW Beverly — ‘Honey Do’ We first got excited about this wonderful little slacker-honey-twist of a tune early this year when news first dropped that Frankie Rose and Drew Citron had worked on an album-length together as Beverly. The self-titled … Continue reading

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Plaid albums: how do they rate?

After spending time as two-thirds of The Black Dog East Anglia’s Andy Turner and Ed Handley decided to concentrate fully on their work together as Plaid in the mid-nineties. Making music as Plaid since the start of the same decade … Continue reading

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