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Lydia Cole

Lydia Cole – “The Lay of the Land” Review

A lesson of space and emotion trapped in sound

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Jesca Hoop

Jesca Hoop – “Memories Are Now” Review

When less sometimes is not more

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Soley

Video Vault – Sóley

Icelandic singer songwriter returns to her organic roots

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Susumu Hirosawa

Live Vault – Susumu Hirosawa

A crazed circus of light and sound

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RICH LIST

Introducing…RICH LIST

A song about the winner that never was

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Tom Adams

Introducing… Tom Adams

Dreaming the night away with angelic percision

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Introducing… Deadwall

A fine addition to England’s rock roster

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Alt J Return with new album “Relaxer”

Emotional math rock is back

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The Spirit of the Beehive

The Spirit of the Beehive return with new album

Unhinged punk grunge of full tilt

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Clock Opera

Clock Opera – “Venn” Review

Clock Opera popped onto my radar at the end of last year with an great synth rock single and with the release of their second album Venn a couple of weeks ago, they have cemented themselves as a firm favourite new discovery in 2017. Their brand of rock has equal parts synth and electronica nods […]

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Ionnalee Kicks off Solo Project In Style

Returning the weirdos to the dancefloor with glee

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Juana Molina

Juana Molina returns with new album Halo

She’s back and just as crazy!

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Minute Taker

Video Vault – Minute Taker

Dream pop takes centre stage for a new dark theatre project

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Aadae

Introducing… Aadae

Afrobeat pop mashing past and present

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Clock Opera

Video Vault – Clock Opera

Synth Rock with a disco edge? Sign me up!

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Kadhja Bonet

Kadjha Bonet – “The Visitor” Review

When the lush sounds of yesteryear are reimagined in today’s world

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SOHN

SOHN – “Rennen” Review

Stripping back the noise

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Lauren Hoffman & The Secret Storm – “Family Ghost” Review

When going from solo to a band effort pays off

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Rebekka Karijord – “Mother Tongue” Review

Rebekka’s music has often been quite sparse and minimalist but her powerful voice and ability to create a sombre and intimate atmosphere has always made her music feel bigger than the sum of its parts. Never has that been more true than with her new album “Mother Tongue” which focuses of the most primal of […]

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Jesca Hoop

Video Vault – Jesca Hoop

Memories Are (out) Now!

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