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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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Tempers

Introducing… Tempers

The darker side of electronica

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Stephanie Mabey

Stephanie Mabey – “I Still Taste Fire” Review

A radio friendly taste of the heart for all

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Bat For Lashes

Bat For Lashes – “The Bride” Review

A concept album of emotion and story over melody

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douglasdare

Higher Plain Music’s Top 25 Albums of 2016

My 25 best albums of 2016. Happy New Year!

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Kate Bush

Kate Bush – “Before the Dawn” Review

A lesson on how to make a magical live album

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Tori Amos

Tori Amos – “Boys for Pele” Remastered Deluxe Review

Shaving every audio clip that she’ll bring…

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James Halloran

James Halloran – “HIM” Review

Drama and theatre collide for a fantastic debut

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Tori Amos

Tori Amos showcases unreleased track

20 years later and it’s still a work of painful beauty

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Christa Vi

Introducing… Christa Vi

Welcome Vi to the retro future synth party

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Elsiane

Full Concert Live Vault – Elsiane

A unique voice that brings beauty to everyone’s soul

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douglasdare

Douglas Dare – “Aforger” Review

2016’s album for the dark, damp, and trodden on is here

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Utada

Utada Hikaru – “Fantome” Review

Back after 6 years – it was worth the wait…

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C Duncan

C Duncan – “The Midnight Sun” Review

Audio dreamscape of the year

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Pepe Deluxe

Introducing… Pepe Deluxe

Jangles of glorious riot pop

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Anousheh

Introducing… Anousheh

Dancing the demons away

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Kishi Bashi

Kishi Bashi – “Sonderlust” Review

Album of the year? Quite possibly…

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John Southworth

Introducing… John Southworth

Kooky pop from the damp side

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Lydia Cole

Live Vault – Lydia Cole

New Zealand’s talent for acoustic wonder continues with Lydia

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Mood Robot

Introducing.. Mood Robot

Smooth synth pop to while the evening away to

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