Reviews

Glen Johnson - Same Sex

Glen Johnson – Same Sex

The first of two new solo releases from the erstwhile Piano Magic leader, finds Glen Johnson expanding his long-held love of intimate electronica whilst following murkier lyrical plotlines.

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Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Land Observations – The Grand Tour

This second Land Observations LP for Mute continues the minimalist yet layered explorations of its predecessor with subtle pyschogeographical and sonic recalibrations.

Allegaeon - Elements of the Infinite

Allegaeon – Elements of the Infinite

The band reaches new technical levels of mind bending death metal.

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Chris Catalena and the Native Americans – Here Comes The Time

Alt country with a psychedelic spin and some interesting collaborators on this debut full length.

Kyle Bobby Dunn - Kyle Bobby Dunn & The Infinite Sadness

Guest Review by Mark Lesseraux: Kyle Bobby Dunn – Kyle Bobby Dunn & The Infinite Sadness

Another excellent ambient drone release, this time with shorter composition lengths that create a sense of immediacy.

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Interviews

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Interview with Dream Boat

Page and Dan reflect upon their hypnotically dreamy new album, evolving creative process, and Elephant 6 connections.

Features

No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes: An Oral History of the Legendary City Gardens

Book: No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes: An Oral History of the Legendary City Gardens

Amy Yates Wuelfing’s and Steve DiLodovico’s book on the famed indie music club (1980s to mid-1990s) is a compelling and compulsive read.

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Q&A with Watoo Watoo

Michaël, one half of the French ‘jolie-pop’ duo, discusses his and Pascale’s influences, engaging sound, and recently released album.

Brian Eno & David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts

Artists On Albums: AOA#40 (Chris Eckman on My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts)

Chris Eckman – veteran leader of The Walkabouts – recalls the pioneering 1981 album that changed his musical outlook radically.

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