em one en kay – m1nk (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Want a quick review of m1nk’s debut album? Sultry! Oh, you want more, how about…really sultry.  Okay, I’ll play nice, but as opening track Some Elusive floats from your speakers, no other word is sufficient to describe this dark and slightly dangerous vibe, this weave of the illicit and the exciting, this transient and intangible... Continue Reading →

The Moral Crossing – AUTOBAHN (Reviewed by Thomas Haynes)

AUTOBAHN have created an ambitious album that comfortably sits beside the darker parts of Brian Jonestown Massacre with moments of purposeful hesitation that underpin the self-doubt and uncertainties inherent in understanding the moral crossing. _______________________________________________________ Something dark and near biblical lies at the heart of AUTOBAHN’s post-rock progressive second L.P. ‘The Moral Crossing’ Leeds based... Continue Reading →

Lips – Plastique (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

About 6 months ago Plastique’s electro-noise, darkwave groove and razor wire guitars ripped through Dancing Towers with the appropriately titled Quake and the place has never been the same since. So how do you follow up a single that caused such a shift in perceptions, so much destruction of generic boundaries, so much devastation? You just... Continue Reading →

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