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E.S.T – Seven Days Of Falling

Label: The ACT Company – ACT 9012-2 Format: CD Country: Germany Released: 2003 Genre: Modern Jazz BUY ALBUM Spotify Sadly E.S.T or to give them their full name Esbjorn Svensson Trio are no longer with us, Esbjorn Svensson being a keen diver unfortunately lost his life to this other passion …

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Bohren und Der Club of Gore – Sunset Mission

Label – Wonder (WON01CD) Format – CD, LP, Download Country – Germany Released – 2000 Genre – Contemporary Jazz, Lounge, Downtempo BUY NOW Spotify It’s Sunday evening, it’s Jazz time. If you want to be transported to a smoky, backstreet lounge bar and listen to cooler-than-cool Badalamenti-inspired jazz, you can’t …

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Port-Royal – Dying in Time

Label – n5MD (CATMD169) Format – CD Country – US Released – 2009 Genre – IDM, Shoegaze, Glitch, Electronica, Post-Rock BUY NOW Spotify OK, time for the Corruption Sunday album review once again… I make no excuses for choosing some slightly eclectic records and this one is no exception. I …

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Chromatics – Kill For Love

Label: Italians Do It Better ‎– IDIB38 Format: CD, LP, Download Country: US Released: 05 Jun 2012 Genre: Electronic, Pop BUY ALBUM Spotify Chromatics as a band have been through quite a few changes since their initial formation in 2001, originally starting out as a a four piece playing Punk …

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Peaking Lights – 936

Label: Not Not Fun (US – NNF217), Weird World (UK – WERD009CD/LP) Format – CD, LP Country – US Released – 2011 Genre – Electronic, Lo-Fi, Synth, Dub BUY NOW Spotify Every now and again I stumble across an album that makes me sit up and take notice. Something a bit …

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The Black Keys – El Camino

Label: Nonesuch – 7559-79633-1, Nonesuch – 7559796331 Format: CD, LP, Download Country: Europe Released: 05 Dec 2011 Genre: Rock BUY ALBUM Grooveshark Back in the early 2000’s the music world saw a resurgence in a long forgotten musical movement, Garage Rock, a raw, energetic and uncouth form of Rock ‘n’ …

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UNKLE – Where did the night fall

Label – Surrender All (SURR017CD, SURR017LP) Format – CD, LP, download Country – UK Released – 2010 Genre – Electronic, Rock, Pop, Leftfield BUY NOW Spotify UNKLE are a bit of an anachronism; most people would associate them with James Lavelle of Mo’Wax records and place them firmly in the “electronic …

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Broadcast – Haha sound

Label – Warp (WARPCD106, WARPLP106) Format – CD, LP Country – UK Released – 2003 Genre – Electronic, Indie, Pop BUY NOW The start of 2011 brought with it a tragic piece of news – Broadcast vocalist Trish Keenan had died of pneumonia-related complications of birdflu whilst touring Australia with …

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Charles Bradley (feat. Menahan Street Band) – No Time For Dreaming

  Label: Dunham – DUN-1001, Daptone Records – DAP-022 Format: CD, LP, Download Country: US Released: 2011 Genre: Soul BUY ALBUM SPOTIFY “Why Is It So Hard” can seem like a trite title for a Soul song but when you uncover the life of one Charles Bradley you’ll realise trite …

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