Alex Franquelli is a freelance journalist and writer. He focuses on Mongolia and North-East Asian politics and ethnomusicology. Find him on twitter @alexfranquelli
Sunday, September 7 2014
The main discriminant between a bluff and the worthwhile is quality, and smallgang have plenty of it.
Thursday, August 14 2014
Welcome to the machine.
Sunday, August 3 2014
This is a delicate texture suspended between a colourful rendition of the rigors of contemporary music and ambient pop that somehow manages to retain a playful tone, slightly clouded by a few melancholic lines.
Wednesday, July 23 2014
The real variance between a band of sophisticated copycats and this bunch is indeed intelligence.
Wednesday, July 16 2014
Give a microphone to a musician and he will record the mortality that surrounds him. Give it to a musician with fear of mortality and he or she will describe what life is all about.
Thursday, May 1 2014
Swedish post-metallers bid us farewell. Maybe.