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It’s no lazy shortcut to describe Fågelle’s arresting new album as ‘quivering with rage’ as this phrase captures the record’s emotional complexity with chilling accuracy. ‘Den svenska vreden’, available now on Medication Time Records, finds experimental dark pop communicator Klara Andersson (aka Fågelle) expressing her own seething inner tensions in songs of raw beauty and …

This is exactly how Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry would have liked it now that he’s left us. Not just commemoration with a stream of inevitable reissues or out-take raids from his archive but something more vibrant, new music with him providing its soul. Dial back to November 2021 when the legendary Upsetter performed as the inspirational …

Ahead of her new album ‘Den svenska vreden’ (released on 27th January via Medication Time) the Swedish experimental rock and dark pop communicator Fågelle has just revealed a third preview track Kroppen. Following on from the elevating electronic surge of Kar i vem som heist and Ingenting’s delicate grandeur, Kroppen extends the dynamic with a …

What makes for the best small labels? A clear identity, enthusiastic curation, independence and endurance are good for starters. Well Difficult Art And Music (DAAM) gives you all of these plus heaps of creative ambition. Focusing steadfastly on the experimental and specialising as they say in ‘short-run, research-orientated, art-objects’ DAAM releases come as music tapes, …

Up & coming band Jools certainly know how to get a party started. Their vibes are incredible and the fast filling 2nd room of the Birmingham o2 Academy is edging closer to the stage to take in everything this 7 piece have to offer. It’s clear to see why every single member is there as …

Brooklyn’s A Place To Bury Strangers announce their new EP, Hologram, will be released on 16th July on founding member Oliver Ackermann’s label Dedstrange. Hologram is the anticipated follow-up to 2018’s Pinned and will be capped by a world tour in early 2022. In 2003, A Place To Bury Strangers emerged on the scene out of Ackermann’s psychotropic …

Urdog- a band whose lifespan may have been somewhat transient, yet whose mysterious, mercurial musical force perforated for eons- originally released and performed their mantric form of viscous, “spacey psych” in 2003 in their native Providence Rhode Island, before seeking other pursuits in 2006; guitarist/vocalist Dave Lifieri began a record store, organist/vocalist Jeff Knoch moved …

FURNISHING a burgeoning buzz from just two singles – albeit uniquely abrasive, jazz/noise flecked singles- and a feverish clamour for their live shows, Cambridge’s Black Country, New Road quickly set themselves apart from both their contemporaries. The band were also praised as “the best band in the world” by The Quietus. Again, within just two …

ENDLINGS is the collaborative project of John Dieterich, guitarist with the ever bizarre, angular, captivating Deerhoof, and Navajo Nation ambient and field recordings voyager Raven Chacon. They’ve worked together once before, on their self-titled debut album of experimental abstraction for sicksicksick back in 2017; and they’ve got a new full-length set ready for us now, …

Private Meaning First is an unrelenting album, befitting the current claustrophobia; one to melt and shriek your woes away to