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ALBUM REVIEW: Olivier Alary and Johannes Malfatti – ‘u,i’: beautifully humanist post-classicism, listening to the world talk to itself

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ALBUM REVIEW: Richard Skelton – ‘These Charms May Be Sung Over A Wound’: enthralling, organic electronica arising from the earth itself

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Album Review : Diagnos’ ‘Diagnos’

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Athens, Georgia improvisional post-rockers Japancakes are back with a new self-titled album they are self releasing on 6th May. They’ve also conceived a new sound, adding vocals to the mix, with the recruitment of former Call and Response front woman Carrie Clough. It’s full of anxious sounding synth lines, that bubble and shimmer between verses. …

It is unclear whether Quebec’s Galerie Stratique (Charles-Émile Beullac) is presenting us with a vision of the future or his interpretation of the modern desensitized world. Either way the outlook is grim. Our emotional touchstones are removed, replaced by foreign textures and reference points. There are only two truly human sounds: a man speaking woodenly …

Toronto four piece Hooded Fang have announced their new album ‘Venus On Furs’ is to be released on 13th May via Daps Records. To whet the appetite a little further the experimental indie rockers have released a slice of what we can expect in the shape of a track, Tunnel Vision. It begins with this …

How do you find yourself listening to Sunn O)))? What makes you decide to buy tickets to see Sunn O))), donning cloaks and floating in a sea of fog machine emissions in some small theater as the ceiling tiles shake and plaster cracks and crumbles from the sheer hellish volume they create? In the past …

Parquet Courts, the Indie Rock band hailing from New York City, have been trolling the musical community for about a year now since releasing their last album under the moniker ‘Parkay Quarts’. Before that, the band released two excellent albums, Light Up Gold and Sunbathing Animal, and one exciting EP, Tally All The Things That …

What started of as a fictional band in the cult vampire film ‘Afflicted’ has now turned into a real EP releasing duo. Comprising of musicians Edo Van Breemen  and Zachary Grayth the now real Unalaska join ‘Light Organ Records’ to bring us their first self-titled EP. Working through cross-continental correspondence from their separate studios in Brooklyn …

The name might not be that familiar, but his work definitely will be. The guitarist / producer has played with the likes of Brian Eno, Pulp, Florence + The Machine and Roxy Music, and has produced artists such as Wild Beasts, Brett Anderson of Suede and Underworlds Karl Hyde> Recently signed to London independent Lo …

Shaun Yule, the London producer otherwise known as Rubik, has been on the edges of the experimental electronic scene for a while now, both as a performer – his latest album Tone Poem is his fourth, and as label boss of left-field imprint Domestiv Records, home (at least at some time) to the likes of …

LTO is a Bristol based producer and member of Old Apparatus and Khing Kang king. ‘No Pasa Nada’ EP is one of LTOs solo projects and is a journey through the dark underbelly of abstract and experimental. Fizzing broken electronic beats and industrial sounds driven by haunting pianos, trumpets and vocals create quite an emotional ride. Experimental in sounds but not in structure, within each …

Acorn - Influence

The Acorn have announced a new album called – Vieux Loup – which will be coming out in May on Paper Bag Records. They have also announced the first single from the new album which is called ‘Influence’. It’s five years since the last effort (‘No Ghost’) from Rolf Klausener’s Ottawa-based experimental-rock recording vehicle. Up …