Category Archives: electronica

Dark Dark Horse premier And Then We Had Nothing At All

Today, Dark Dark Horse have premiered their beautiful new video for ‘And Then We Had Nothing At All’ at Clash, where it was described as “Every bit as beautiful as the track itself, it’s an absorbing, cinematic listen“. On the … Continue reading

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Caught in a Fantasy – Damian Redd (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I’ve had a run of acts come my way of late that fall into the broad hip-hop/rap spectrum and who claim to be really pushing the boundaries of what the genre can be as we move forward into a new … Continue reading

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Ryan Vail announces new album and tour dates

Celebrated genre-defier Ryan Vail is returning this April with his anticipated new album ‘Distorted Shadows’, a call for art, soul and self-belief during difficult times. The music is informed by generations of electronic pioneers and reveals an interest in classical … Continue reading

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Evolution EP – Charzrd (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Right from the off, there is something of the 90’s Rave scene about Kingdom, the opening salvo of this collection of largley instrumental dance tracks, but the way those high octane beats are balanced by wonderfully chilled dynamic lows is … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCLIII: The Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow –  Luke Spillane (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

This is the logical point of destination if you draw a line from the late 80’s Manchester baggy and rave scene, through the birth of affordable technology, 90’s acid house, euro disco and on into the modern age. The Pot … Continue reading

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Fine Tiraneco – Novparolo (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Anyone making music under the pseudonym of Winston Psmith and referencing his dystopian story in the title of their albums tracks is automatically someone I am going to be interested in. The fact that Fine Tiraneco is a collection of … Continue reading

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Defeated –  Kudzu (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I think the word we are looking for here is intense. Right from the off, as the opening salvo of Some Cop blasts its way into the listener’s consciousness, the album comes on like some sort of New York No … Continue reading

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Flames, Doorways, Grass and Time –  Grasslands (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Mercurial, that’s the word! Well, that’s one word at least. It seems that many words and descriptions come and go through the listeners, and indeed the reviewers, mind as Grasslands’ music slips through the brain. The same thing happens if … Continue reading

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Drama –  mentalEscape  (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I spend a fair portion of my time wandering the EDM new music pathways, I will be the first to admit that it isn’t really my “go to” music but modern technology and current fashion means that it is probably … Continue reading

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In My Veins  –  1921 (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Just as some of the best and most unique experiences happen when you go off grid, as it were, where the road runs out and turns to green, when art runs out of rules to follow; music often only truly … Continue reading

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