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thisquietarmy - Anthems for Catharsis

thisquietarmy – Anthems For Catharsis

A blend of ambient, black metal and atmospherics that is somewhat oblivious to own its limitations. And don’t mention the drummming…

Various Artists - Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs by Karen Dalton

Various Artists – Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs By Karen Dalton

The much-loved likes of Sharon Van Etten, Julia Holter, Tara Jane O’Neil and Marissa Nadler give life to the previously unrecorded songs of much-missed folk legend Karen Dalton.

Matthew Santos - Into The Further

Matthew Santos – “Seven Years” and “It All Works Out”

Grammy nominee and Lupe Fiasco collaborator Matthew Santos returns with a soulful new album, from where these two impressive tracks are drawn.

David John Sheppard - Vertical Land

David John Sheppard – Vertical Land

David Sheppard follows on from his unbreakable run of strong recent releases as part of Snow Palms and Ellis Island Sound, with an inventive and transcendental solo album.


Brontosaurus – Our Animal Ways

Chicago’s Brontosaurus reconfigure the vintage prog-rock sounds of four decades ago with quite spectacular results.

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