Reviews & Features

The Heartwood Institute / Dollboy / Listening Center

Three intrepid one-man projects explore outer and inner sonic realms with some imaginative lateral thinking, all ripe for solitary mid-winter exploration.

Trees Speak – self-titled

Post-rock and electronica instrumentals from a band whose combined abilities make for accessible experimental sound collages.

An Amalgamated Albums A-Z of 2017 (From Binker And Moses to Roger Waters)

Our writers and previously featured artists look back on their albums of 2017. Celebrating choice wares from Fleet Foxes, Laetitia Sadier, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Oliver Cherer, James Elkington, Roger Waters, Vic Mars and more along the way.

A Certain Ratio – The Graveyard And The Ballroom, To Each… & Force (reissues)

The misplaced erstwhile Factory Records veterans begin another reissue program with three now vintage albums – from 1980, 1981 and 1986 – returned to print.

Autobahn – The Moral Crossing

Autobahn’s second album is a tour de force of resonant, power-driven and electronic alt. rock played as it should be.

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Interview with Katie English (Isnaj Dui)

The always insightful Katie English (littlebow, The Sly And Unseen, The Doomed Birds Of Providence et al.) talks to DOA about the latest album under her prolific amorphous Isnaj Dui alias.