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Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – “The Kid” Review

One of the most experimental yet heady albums of 2017

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Mammal Hands

Mammal Hands – “Shadow Work” Review

Jazz album of the year

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Minute Taker

Minute Taker – “Reconstruction” Review

Lusciously marching towards dreamlike madness

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Bjork

Bjork – “Utopia” Review

Feeling over melody for the Icelandic queen of avant garde pop

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Manu Delago

Manu Delago – “Metromonk” Review

Bringing the hang drum to the masses

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Jessica Curry

Jessica Curry – “So Let Us Melt” Review

Classical and game soundtrack of the year contender

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LTO

LTO – “Storybook” Review

The haunting of a looped piano riff

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Zula

Zula – “6 Passes” Review

80’s New Romantics meets 10’s synth rockers!

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Andrew Jasinski

Andrew Jasinski – “Embracing the Universe” Review

The hang drum for relaxation and relief

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Johnny Bell

Johnny Bell – “Johnny Bell and The Visitors” Review

Music of the plains

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Sarah Walk

Sarah Walk – “Little Black Book” Review

Enter a new master of the piano rock genre

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Bonobo

Bonobo – “Migration” Review

The North Borders Part II – and that’s a good thing

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Bruno Sanfilippo

Bruno Sanfilippo – “Lost and Found” Review

Contemplative pianist Bruno Sanfilippo returned last month with a new album “Lost and Found”. Bruno takes compositions from previous albums and reimagined with different feeling and emotions in the playing. The differences are subtle at times, but Sanfilippo is able to create a cinematic space with his music. “Peter” is melancholy with its piano playing […]

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Benjamin Clementine

Benjamin Clementine – “I Saw A Fly” Review

The craziest genius of 2017?

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Brinleigh

Brinleigh – “The Landing”

Brinleigh’s fascinating 2017 album “The Landing” is as much a conceptual story in audio format as it is an album. Drenched in sci-fi synths, brooding spacious otherworldly moments and songs that feel quite timeless, it’s an unusual but excellent entry into the music scene. The title track’s instrumental drone opens the album like the beginning […]

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Out Lines

Out Lines – “Conflats” Review

Heart breaking tales from the darkest depths of Scotland

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Lupa J

Lupa J “A House I Don’t Remember” Review

Lupa J’s continuing development as a musician is quite fascinating because as a classically trained violinist, she’s further moved away from that world into darker, more fragmented electronica with each release. Her latest EP pushes that trend further and you’ll only hear the violin as a synth bleeding out behind all the effects and beats. […]

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Concert Review : Final Fantasy Distant Worlds

A magical night of role playing proportions

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Fever Ray

Fever Ray – “Plunge” Review

Fever Ray’s sensory overload will challenge and seduce

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Camille

Concert Review : Camille

The best live show I’ve seen in years

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