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Headlights –  LegoHeads (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Pop is a broad term. It’s probably an unnecessary one too. But for every throwaway, mainstream rehash of the genres’s golden age, you stumble across something a lot more clever. Headlights falls very squarely into the latter category. Yes, it’s … Continue reading

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Hard On Things –  The Harpoonist and The Axe Murderer (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Even if I didn’t rate the music you have to love a band with a name like The Harpoonist and The Axe Murderer, doubly so once you find out that their current album is called Apocalipstick! Thankfully I do rate … Continue reading

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Music For Granular Synthesizer – connect_icut (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Never judge a book by its cover but both the title of this album, the wordiness of the track names and even the name of the artist in all its lower case glory are clear sign posts that what follows … Continue reading

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Caterpillar Chronicles – John “Adidam” Littlejohn (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It isn’t very often that new genres present themselves and if they do they normally don’t stand up to too much scrutiny, usually being akin to genre-spliced musical Frankenstein’s Monster, a revolutionary idea on paper but with an end result … Continue reading

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Contain – Ian William Craig (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Some music is about energy; some about a more chilled delivery but Contain takes the latter into whole new and deeper territory.  But it is more than just relaxed in its approach, more than restrained in its delivery; it takes … Continue reading

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We Fall Together – Terrace (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

The mission is a simple one. To make intelligent dance music that doesn’t follow the fickle fashions of any short lived passing scene, to make music that ignores short-lived trends, bandwagons and fast-track marketing. And by Jove I think Terrace … 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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