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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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Xyce

Xyce – “Autre” Review

The fromage of 16 bit happiness

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SPC ECO – “Under My Skin” Review

Electronica haze and chill…

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Young Romance

Young Romance – “Another’s Blood” Review

Time to go underground and dirty with your favourite guitar strapped on

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Agnes Obel

Agnes Obel – “Citizen of Glass” Review

When classical meets synth in a hypnotic dream

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Western Skies Motel

Western Skies Motel – “Settlers” Review

One of the most understated greatest guitar albums of the decade

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Waldtraene

Waldtraene – “Unter Wolfes Banner” Review

German tavern shanties to raise a flag to

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Emma Ruth Rundle

Emma Ruth Rundle – “Marked For Death” Review

The burning embers of rock are set ablaze with this stunning album

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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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Stefano Guzzetti

Stefano Guzzetti – “Escape” Review

A sci-fi ballet of piano and string

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Higher Plain Music’s Top 25 Albums of 2016

My 25 best albums of 2016. Happy New Year!

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Trevor Gomes

Trevor Gomes – “Piano Collections – Chrono Trigger” Review

A beautifully formed collection of melodies

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GoGo Penguin

GoGo Penguin – “Man Made Object” Review

Instrumental Album of the Year

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Scarlet Moon's Christmas Album 2016

Scarlet Moon’s Christmas 2016 Album Review

Christmas comes early to video game music arrangements

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Spoilers

Spoilers – “Anti Vibe” Review

London’s got a riot in waiting (Spoiler warning)

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Highasakite

Highasakite – “Camp Echo” Review

Norway’s best musical export of 2016

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Gentle Love

Gentle Love – “Prescription for Sleep Undertale” Review

Piano and Saxophone collide to caress your ears to sleep

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Bruno Sanfilippo

Bruno Sanfilippo – “Piano Textures 4” Review

Opening up a piano to see what’s inside

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Kathryn Joesph

Kathryn Joseph – Concert Review

A wonderful experience of shining talents

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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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