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New Music of the Day – CLXXXIV- Joshua – Leah Capelle

Whilst I am a big believer in music which pushes boundaries, breaks new ground and makes weird musical leaps of faith, I am, like most people, a sucker for music firmly based in more comfortable zones, that just happens to … Continue reading

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New Music of the Day – CLXXIV: Fill Me Up – Amilia K Spicer

If the term “Americana” conjures clichéd images of long, dusty highways, clapboard churches and hoedowns in truck stop bars, then you need Amilia K Spicer in your ears…and indeed your life! Whilst blending the heartland sounds of America – lilting … Continue reading

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Dengue Fever announce deluxe re-issues

Los Angeles based Cambodian and American rock band Dengue Fever  announced today that they are set to begin a deluxe reissue campaign to release the bands long out-of-print back catalog via their own Tuk Tuk Records. Both critically acclaimed titles … Continue reading

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New Music of the Day – CXXXIII: Hummingbird – Equanimous ft. Cyndy Fike

As the winter chills begins to make themselves felt, the heating is turned on and coats and scarves are reached for, Equanimous is doing his bit to help keep the cold at bay with a video filled with warm vibes … Continue reading

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Nite Fields US Tour

Nite Fields return with a new single and a forthcoming album and those in the USA will be pleased to hear that they have announced a North American tour. The dates are as follows. 03.10 Brooklyn @ Sunnyvale 03.11 Chicago, … Continue reading

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Modern Phenomena – Northern American (Heist or Hit records) reviewed by Dave Franklin

It has always fascinated me how bands from the same geographical location interpret their surroundings through wildly different sounds and styles. Whilst Casey Fallon describes Los Angeles backstreets through a melancholic cinematic haze and Deap Valley lead a charge of … Continue reading

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New Music of The Day – XXXI : Shite – Tunnelmental Experimental Assembly

With a career path that has seen them trade The UK West Country for the US West Coast, Tunnelmental Experimental Assembly have made a career of lyrically leftwing electronic dance music. With the gloriously titled “shite” (the suffixed “e” seems to … Continue reading

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New Music of The Day – XXV: Modern Phenomena – Northern American

Los Angeles group Northern American have unveiled their latest cut, “Modern Phenomena”, The new single is the title track from their upcoming debut, which is produced by Raymond Richards (Local Natives). It builds up from layers of chiming guitars and ruffled-feather percussion, evolving gradually into a … Continue reading

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The Door Behind The Door – The Black Ryder (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

How can an album sound celestial and demonic at the same time? Somehow The Black Ryder manage to capture that very contradiction, combining majestic, soaring, slabs of sonic architecture that reach in celebration to the heavens yet which conjure nightmarish … Continue reading

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New Music of The Day – XXV : Let Me Be Your Light – The Black Ryder

The Black Ryder have premiered their new video for “Let Me Be Your Light” from their forthcoming album “The Door Behind The Door” (due for UK release on 20th April 2015). “The film for The Black Ryder’s “Let Me Be … Continue reading

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