My Tiger My Timing – Celeste

Browsing through a pile of promo EPs and singles around two months ago, and they were each of them a worthwhile listen, one release in particular caught my attention. "The Gold Rush" sounded somehow almost oddly different to the other songs I was inevitably comparing it with. Perhaps it was the contrast between the sparely orchestrated minor key … [Read more...]

Geographer – Animal Shapes

When the indie kids put down their guitars and start toying around with synthesizers and drum machines, more often than not it comes out a little dampened. Sad electro-pop was always a ‘thing’ but not nearly to the brooding, pacing-around-the-empty-bedroom levels of slow-burning angst that bands like The Postal Service and Junior Boys brought to … [Read more...]