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Savages – Silence Yourself

Label: Matador – OLE-1036-2, Pop Noire Records – OLE-1036-2 Format: CD, Vinyl, Download Country: UK & Europe Released: 07 May 2013 Genre: Rock Style: New Wave, Post Punk BUY ALBUM SPOTIFY All Girl bands are an enigma in modern music as most music lovers could count the amount of famous …

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David Bowie – The Next Day

Label: ISO Records – 88765 46186 2, Colombia – 88765 46186 2 Format: CD, Vinyl, Download Country: Europe Released: March 2013 Genre: Rock, Pop BUY ALBUM SPOTIFY How do you start a review of a David Bowie album? do I go over his four decade career? straight away that begs …

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The Fall – The Re-Mit a review

It seems like minutes since the last Fall release, a life time in Fall terms. Mark E Smith has released as many albums as he has upset and abandoned band members. The frankly degenerate alcoholic annoys and delights in equal measure. Rarely does a Fall album do anything but. “Your …

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Trichotomy – Fact Finding Mission

  Label: Naim Format: Vinyl, CD, Download Country: Australia Release: 2012 Genre: Jazz BUY ALBUM SPOTIFY Before I begin I will lay my cards on the table and state that jazz in general is not my usual thing and certainly not the most popular genre on this forum. With the …

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John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts

Label: Bella Union – BELLACD377 Format: CD, CD+EP, Vinyl, Download Country: UK Release: 04 March 2013 Genre: Folk Rock, Synth Pop BUY ALBUM SPOTIFY Sophomore albums are traditionally tough for artists especially if they are a follow up to a critically and commercially successful debut. So here we are, former …

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Atoms For Peace – AMOK

Label: XL Recordings – XLLP583 Format: CD, Vinyl, Download Country: Europe Released: 25 February 2013 Genre: Electronic, Rock BUY ALBUM GROOVESHARK Back in 2009 a group started to appear on the US live scene posters with an unusual name, that being ?????? or sometimes something that might give the fans …

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Interpol – Antics

Label – Matador (OLE 616-1, OLE 616-2) Format – LP, CD Country – UK / US Released – 2004 Genre – Indie Rock BUY NOW Spotify Antics is US group Interpol’s follow up to their critically-acclaimed 2002 debut Turn on the Bright Lights. I was introduce to the band by …

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Calexico – Algiers

Label: City Slang ‎– SLANG50022 Format: CD, Vinyl, Download Country: Europe Released: 07 Sep 2012 Genre:  Alt  Rock, Americana BUY ALBUM Spotify Living and growing up in what effectively is border country, Tucson, Arizona in this case, must expose you to more than just your “native” music, where native in …

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Zelienople – Give it up

Label – Type (TYPE054) Format – LP, CD Country – UK Released – 2009 Genre – Drone, Electronic, Rock BUY NOW Spotify Zelienople are a 3-piece band out of Chicago who primarily release dreamy, introspective drone music via the TYPE record label. I first became aware of them whilst clicking …

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Sun Kil Moon – Among The Leaves

Label: Caldo Verde Records ‎– CV018 Format: CD Country: US Released: 2012 Genre: Folk Rock BUY ALBUM Spotify Many an older reader may remember a fairly successful 90’s American alt-Rock band called, Red House Painters, whose decade long life ended in 1998. After having problems with original record label 4AD …

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