Author Archives | Simon Smith
David Hopkins

Introducing… David Hopkins #RecordStoreDay

70’s psyche rock with a symphonic twist

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Bent Denim

Introducing… Bent Denim #RecordStoreDay

Misery in synth folk minor

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The Mu Tones

Introducing… The Mu Tones #RecordStoreDay

Northern punk rock is still a classic

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Noel Griffin

Introducing… Noel Griffin #RecordStoreDay

Aliens make beautiful elevator music

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Introducing… Broads #RecordStoreDay

Sad dance for hard times

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Cocoa Futures

Introducing… Cocoa Future #RecordStoreDay

Mellow indie synth pop for lazy summer days

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Foie Gras

Introducing… Foie Gras #RecordStoreDay

Vampire Droning

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Introducing… Rodney Cromwell #RecordStoreDay

Typically seedy yet British

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Introducing… Sleepspent #RecordStoreDay

A foot in different rock camps

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Clint Michigan

Introducing… Clint Michigan #RecordStoreDay

“trauma folk” for the under confident

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Tiasu – “Sanctuary” Review

Chiptunes. Heavily Plugged!

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Stefano Guzzetti

Video Vault – Stefano Guzzetti

Paper, ink and ivory

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Minor Technical Difficulties

Bang went my PC – normal service resumes soon!

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Introducing… Joyner

Sister pack

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Olafur Arnalds

Olafur Arnalds Shows Off Piano Tech

Olafur Arnalds kick starts his tour next month and he has been showing off some of the technology he uses to compose and create music in new and interesting ways. Below are two episodes from his six-part series that focuses on the piano and the tool “Stratus Pianos” which takes his piano playing, digitalises it, and […]

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Agnes Obel

Agnes Obel placing three new tracks on “Late Night Tales” guest compilation

A new compilation headed from the singer songwriter

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El Gran Poder

Lagartijeando – “El Gran Poder” Review

A celebration of South America with a dancefloor edge

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Tom Rosenthal

Tom Rosenthal – “Don’t Die Curious” Review

A happy EP for giving you the wind beneath your wings

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Mellow Gang

Introducing… Mellow Gang

Psych-pop in slow motion

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Max LL

Max LL – “Civilization” Review

Feeling the Latin groove

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