Reviews

Chad VanGaalan - Shrink Dust

Chad VanGaalan – Shrink Dust

Sub Pop’s “patron saint of weird” does a good job living up to that title.

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Bombay Bicycle Club - So Long, See You Tomorrow

Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long, See You Tomorrow

An entrancing, accomplished, and often uplifting record that will be heralded by the time the semi-tropics of a British summer arrive.

Wooden Wand - Farmer's Corner

Wooden Wand – Farmer’s Corner

Yet another reinvention for Wooden Wand finds Jackson Jackson Joth joining the dots between his most rustic leanings and his more outré urges, via largely mellowed-out routes.

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The Kooks – Down EP

If the members of The Kooks were throwing a party, you’d want an invite.

Bardo Pond - Looking For Another Place

Bardo Pond – Looking For Another Place

As a sequel to last year’s stunning Record Store Day covers EP, here comes an even better reinterpretative release from Bardo Pond, with the psyche-rock titans tackling The Velvet Underground and Brian Eno songbooks with rapturous aplomb.

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Interviews

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Interview with Lilies On Mars

Marina and Lisa reveal details about their retro-futurist electro-dream-pop sound and vision and recent album.

Features

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.

Vampire Weekend playing Rock Werchters Main Stage at the 2013 edition.

Rock Werchter (Belgium) 2014: A Look Ahead

The Line-up Ever since the addition of “The Barn”, Rock Werchter‘s third stage, in 2012, the festival seems to have made a rather drastic turn to please alternative music lovers. A decision frowned upon by many (mostly hard rock ) fans but economically speaking a great move to win over fans from their biggest Belgian competitor […]

Louise Trehy of Strata Florida

Exclusive Album Stream of Made Of Stars by Strata Florida (Louise Trehy of 1990s 4AD duo Swallow)

Louise Trehy, formerly of the dream-pop duo Swallow, returns after a 2-decade absence with a spectacular new album recorded under the name Strata Florida.

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