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Daily Archives: 12 February 2012

Still Corners @ Cargo

12 February 2012 |

London, 8th February

Although Creatures Of An Hour, the first album released by the London-based band Still Corners, was celebrated by the international music press as one the best of 2011, seems like this four-piece still hasn’t received the deserves … Read More

Phenomenal Handclap Band – Form & Control

12 February 2012 |

New York ensemble Phenomenal Handclap Band returns with a new album after the same titled debut and consequent remixes’ album. Laura Marin, Quinn Luke & co. seem to have found here the right balance between imagination and nostalgia, with … Read More

A CHAT WITH GREG CARMICHAEL of ACOUSTIC ALCHEMY

12 February 2012 |

Acoustic Alchemy has shown great persistence and an extraordinary energy over a 25 year period. Despite serious tragedy, the success of the group is reflected through the many songs which have become contemporary classics.

In 1987 Nick Webb and … Read More

Jesse Ruins – Dream Analysis EP

12 February 2012 |

The EP starts with Dream Analysis, its synth and whispered, tangled vocals giving it very much a dream-like feel and giving a vision for the entire EP, which I can only describe as a bit like perfumed purple velvet … Read More

Littlemores – Idle Idols II EP

12 February 2012 |

Little bit of an odd combination, Indie and Ska, but the Littlemores manage to make it work as a combination. And it certainly gives the Littlemores a standout point, which makes it a very clever one. The Littlemores’ first … Read More

Rendevouz – Another Round Please

12 February 2012 |

Israeli duo Rendevouz have a new album out on Rough Trade Records, Another Round Please. It is the biggest commitment to electro music to surface in quite some time: giving a nod to everything from Swedish club dance to … Read More

False-Heads – Without a Doubt/Where is Your Man?

12 February 2012 |

False-Heads shed some lo-fi light on 2012 with this single from their album Animation Draining Needles. Where is your man? is the musical equivalent of an elegant kick in the guts: a Sonic Youth-reminiscent song on friction and feigned indifference … Read More

SID Chip Sounds – The Music Of The Commodore 64

12 February 2012 |

When I started writing about music, I’m pretty sure I didn’t for a second think I’d be reviewing a compilation of Commodore 64 soundtracks. But it’s a funny old world, and here we are. Now, this may well make … Read More

Kadavrik – N.O.A.H.

12 February 2012 |

I’ll have to go with the press release here. Kadavrik are doing something different here. The sound on ‘N.O.A.H.’ is not quite death metal, and not quite black metal. Frenzied riffing and endless bass drum is tempered by a … Read More

ANAIS MITCHELL – Young Man in America

12 February 2012 |

Anais Mitchell, a Vermont singer songwriter and daughter to an inspiring novelist, was encouraged to have an interest in music by her early worldwide travels. In style she’s compared to Gillian Welch, Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen.

Hadestown, her … Read More