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Porgy – Labyrinth Lounge (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

What happens when a hip New York jazz rhythm section share their musical visions with a West Coast musical shaman? Well, one possible outcome can be found by listening to Labyrinth Lounge’s debut album. Never far from a chilled jazz … 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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New Music of The Day – XXVII : Black Flag – Du Blonde

There was no better statement of intent to Du Blonde’s new sound and direction than the snarling first single ‘Black Flag’. Now Beth Jeans Houghton is ready to reveal the accompanying video filmed out at Joshua Tree in the Mojave … Continue reading

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We Animals – Lila Rose (Lila Rose Music) reviewed by Dave Franklin.

Despite, or possibly because of, being born with a condition that makes some natural sounds unbearable to listen to and others a more intense experience, Toronto-born Lila Rose has carved out a unique career making challenging and beautiful music. Unlike … Continue reading

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New Music of The Day – XXI: Just To Tear Me Down – Flesh World

“It struck a sound between our darker punk songs and something brighter. I just wanted something pop-complete but still sad.”    Flesh World began with Scott Moore (Limp Wrist) and Jess Scott (Brilliant Colors), in a microscopic lofted-bedroom in San Francisco’s … Continue reading

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New Music of The Day – XIX : Golden West – NRVS LVRS

NRVS LVRS share a brand new video for the title track of new album ‘The Golden West’. It’s a song that highlights social injustice regarding housing, particularly in California, but the message certainly applies worldwide. The band says about the … Continue reading

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The Golden West – NRVS LVRS (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Wandering between shimmering, ambient electronica and buoyant underground pop anthems, the consonant loving NRVS LVRS have an uncanny knack for combining accessible and beautiful music with some deep searching and often dark subject matter. I find it odd that in … Continue reading

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Carl Barat and The Jackals on tour

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Kevin Devine on tour

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