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Tuesday, March 4 2014

Anne: Pulling Chain

These songs are dull, forgettable, and mostly interchangeable.


Friday, September 6 2013

Postiljonen: Skyer

Scandinavian dream-pop trio delivers one of the year's great records.


Thursday, August 8 2013

Out of the Broom Closet, into the Rave: ‘Pop Pagans: Paganism and Popular Music’

Today's Pagans regard technology not in opposition to a natural construct, but as an interplay of vibrations within earth-based awareness.


Tuesday, August 6 2013

AlunaGeorge: Body Music

Body Music is an effortless, sophisticated mixture of Aaliyah x Lily Allen x the XX plus so much more.


Wednesday, July 17 2013

Sally Shapiro: Elsewhere

Elsewhere is a full remix album of tracks from Swedish disco duo Sally Shapiro that already originally appeared on their record, Somewhere Else, released earlier this year.


Monday, June 10 2013

Various Artists: Dabke: Sounds of the Syrian Houran

The mejwiz double-reed flute bucks like a python cut in half, the drum boom-booms, the singers do everything at a shout-volume.


Monday, May 20 2013

Justice: Access All Arenas

Access All Arenas, a vivid and vivacious capture of Justice's 2012 Arena of Nîmes show, proves once and for all that the progression that occurred between Cross and Audio, Video, Disco hadn't changed them as a band. It, in fact, made them better.


Wednesday, May 15 2013

Peace: In Love

Young audiences will love it, free and ignorant maybe, of the influences so apparent in Peace’s music, whilst others, those a bit more long in the tooth, will fail to understand the fuss and hype and will be tempted to dismiss the album and the band as a one off, devoid of originality.


Thursday, May 9 2013

will.i.am: #willpower

#willpower sets the dance floor ablaze with excellent production, flawed by a lack of cohesion.


Wednesday, May 8 2013

Close to the Edgeland: An Interview with Underworld’s Karl Hyde

Karl Hyde's new album consolidates Underworld's lyrical themes through his own unique sense of place, crafting an album which celebrates a generation of British "un-identity". Here, Hyde discusses the album in vivid detail, including his fascination with cities, and the cultural schizophrenia of the modern generation.


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Pitbull: Planet Pit (Reviews) [15.Aug.11]
Graveyard: Hisingen Blues (Reviews) [1.Aug.11]
Locussolus: Locussolus (Reviews) [19.Jun.11]
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Autechre: EPs 1991-2002 (Reviews) [3.May.11]
Ke$ha: Cannibal (Reviews) [7.Dec.10]
Jupe Jupe: Invaders (Capsule Reviews) [30.Nov.10]
Girl Talk: All Day (Reviews) [17.Nov.10]
Goose: Synrise (Reviews) [18.Oct.10]
Jamaica Are ‘Short & Entertaining’ (Mixed Media) [30.Jul.10]
LCD Soundsystem: 45:33 Remixes (Reviews) [10.Nov.09]
Basement Jaxx: Scars (Reviews) [20.Sep.09]
Jaqee: Kokoo Girl (Capsule Reviews) [23.Aug.09]
Pascal: Galgberget (Reviews) [26.Feb.08]
The Tough Alliance: A New Chance (Reviews) [30.Oct.07]
Aly Bain and Ale Möller: Beyond the Stacks (Capsule Reviews) [27.Aug.07]
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