Hologram Teen – Marsangst EP

I was listening to the four tracks on the Hologram Teen EP and, mostly as the music is the work of former Stereolab keyboardist Morgan Lhote, I not only found myself recalling how much I liked Stereolab, right from the very first time I heard "French Disko", but also wondering exactly what kind of band Stereolab actually were. Already … [Read more...]

Misteur Valaire – Bellevue

Those of you with reasonably long memories, ones that stretch back as far as the mid 1980s, will perhaps recall that amongst the glossy pop rock, goth punk and assorted MTV-led soft drinks anthems, a new musical instrument was making its presence known to the music listeners of 25 years ago : the sampler. It's taken for granted today that anyone's … [Read more...]