Kllo: Backwater

Kllo: Backwater

By William Sutton

Australian cousins deliver genre-fusing debut album of understated dancefloor euphoria, tinged with darker undertones of isolation and self reflection as the impact of their early successes are realised. 20 Oct 2017 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

20 Oct 2017 // 2:20 AM

Coil: Time Machines

Dais Records reissues a relic of Coil's discography with Time Machines, acting as the latest reminder of the brilliance of the experimental act and the forward thinking music they represented.

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The Jazz Butcher: The Wasted Years

The first four, never-dull albums from Pat Fish's priceless UK indie band, compiled.

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Pat Dam Smyth: Goodbye Berlin EP

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Michael Vincent Waller: Trajectories

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50-Page Milestone Issue ‘The Mighty Thor #700’, Goes for Broke

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‘Nomadland’ Defines a New Kind of Migrant Worker in America: The Elderly

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King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Transform the Fillmore to Defy the Apocalypse

There’s a tight prog-metal vibe here that recalls Iron Maiden in their heyday, but King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard soon show they’re more than just a metal band.

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Festival: The Criterion Collection

They just don't make documentaries like Festival anymore.

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Half Memoir / Half Tribute, ‘Fetch’ Attests to the Power of the Comic Form

There are plenty of tough moments in this tale, in both the author's personal life and in her struggles to understand her troubled dog, yet there’s never any doubt that they belong together.

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19 Oct 2017 // 2:30 AM

Lee Gamble: Mnestic Pressure

Lee Gamble explores the pressures on our memories, marrying challenging, abstract beats with subtle ambience.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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