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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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Richard Hawley – Standing At The Sky’s Edge

  Label: Mute Records – P463 6992, Mute Records – 5099946369925, Parlophone – P463 6992, Parlophone – 5099946369925 Formats: CD, LP, Download Country: UK & Europe Released: 2012 Genre: Alt-Rock BUY ALBUM 50’s styled Sheffield native Richard Hawley first came to light as a member of the Britpop band, Longpigs, …

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Emeralds – Just To Feel Anything.

  Label: Editions Mego – EDITIONS mego 150 Format: CD, LP, Download Country: Austria Released: 07 Nov 2012 Genre: Electronic BUY ALBUM Electronica as the modern Electronic music universe is widely known these days (though not technically correct as Electronica is a style within Electronic music) seems to be a …

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