Album Reviews

  1. Deer Tick: Emotional Contracts (ATO Records)

    Deer Tick: Emotional Contracts (ATO Records)

    Storied US folk rock ensemble add another sterling entry to their ledger

    Posted on Jun 12th, 2023

  2. Fatoumata Diawara: London Ko (Wagram Music)

    Fatoumata Diawara: London Ko (Wagram Music)

    Malian superstar and famous friends collaborate to make eclectically original, beautiful, healing music

    Posted on May 30th, 2023

  3. Abracadabra: Shapes & Colors (Melodic)

    Abracadabra: Shapes & Colors (Melodic)

    Ascendant Californian duo deliver intriguing set of off-beam synth pop on new disc

    Posted on Apr 27th, 2023

  4. Emmett Finley: Emmett Finley (Big Potato Records)

    Emmett Finley: Emmett Finley (Big Potato Records)

    The only album by rediscovered Golden Age singer-songwriter marks the death throes of the 60s in lovelorn, baroque balladry

    Posted on Apr 25th, 2023

  5. Roxanne de Bastion: Live at St. Pancras Old Church (Nomad Songs)

    Roxanne de Bastion: Live at St. Pancras Old Church (Nomad Songs)

    London via Berlin singer's career up to now in excellent, unplugged form on home turf

    Posted on Mar 28th, 2023

  6. The Go! Team: Get Up Sequences Part Two (Memphis Industries)

    The Go! Team: Get Up Sequences Part Two (Memphis Industries)

    Technicolor mash up purveyors par excellence, the 'Team return with blazing seventh album

    Posted on Mar 27th, 2023

  7. Flyying Colours: You Never Know (Club AC30)

    Flyying Colours: You Never Know (Club AC30)

    Aussie dream pop specialists return with heavenly third album

    Posted on Mar 23rd, 2023

  8. Death Valley Girls: Islands in the Sky (Suicide Squeeze Records)

    Death Valley Girls: Islands in the Sky (Suicide Squeeze Records)

    LA alt. rock stalwarts reach new heights on outstanding new set

    Posted on Feb 23rd, 2023

  9. Amber Arcades: Barefoot On Diamond Road (Fire Records)

    Amber Arcades: Barefoot On Diamond Road (Fire Records)

    Dutch indie pop outfit return with reimagined sound on third LP

    Posted on Feb 14th, 2023

  10. Harmonious Thelonious: Cheapo Sounds (Bureau B)

    Harmonious Thelonious: Cheapo Sounds (Bureau B)

    Modern electronica created on retro-futurist kit. Intellectual exercise? Analogue nostalgia? Uneasy listening? All of the above

    Posted on Jan 29th, 2023

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