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Tim Bowness of No-Man Discusses Thematic Ambition Amongst Social Division

With the release of his seventh solo album, Late Night Laments, Tim Bowness explores global tensions and considers how musicians can best foster mutual understanding in times of social unrest.

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Composer Ilan Eshkeri Discusses His Soundtrack for the 'Ghost of Tsushima' Game

Having composed for blockbuster films and ballet, Ilan Eshkeri discusses how powerful emotional narratives and the opportunity for creative freedom drew him to triple-A video game Ghost of Tsushima.

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Neu!'s Michael Rother Talks About Experimentation and Chance

Neu!'s Michael Rother reflects on the creative environment of lockdown, the struggles of playing experimental krautrock, and the collective beauty of live performance.

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Hana Vu Shows Sincerity and Polish on Double EP 'Nicole Kidman / Anne Hathaway'

Indie pop singer-songwriter, Hana Vu's second release Nicole Kidman / Anne Hathaway is a fantastically polished double EP but could have made an even better album.

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Metronomy Create Some of Their Best Music on ​​'Metronomy Forever'​​

Ranging in tone and style, Metronomy's Metronomy Forever feels like a spiritual successor to their second album Nights Out.

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Temples' 'Hot Motion' Is an Uninspiring Emulation of Their Existing Sound

Hot Motion sees Temples play it safe as they sacrifice musical development for disappointing consistency.

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Pieta Brown Explores New Atmospheric Directions on 'Freeway'

Enlisting the contribution of previous collaborators, Pieta Brown expands her sound but forsakes essential folk groundwork on Freeway.

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Foy Vance's 'To Memphis' Is Solid But Safe

On his second release of 2019, To Memphis, Foy Vance embraces the Americana and folk rooted in his songwriting.

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Shura's ‘forevher' Is an Earnest Depiction of Nascent Love

Expanding her electropop sound with soulful grooves, Shura finds inspiration in personal experience on forevher.

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'Infest the Rats' Nest' Sees King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Embrace Their Inner Thrash

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard go full metal to craft a brutal warning against ecological destruction on their 15th studio album, Infest the Rats' Nest.

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The Flaming Lips' 'King's Mouth' Is Only Just a Bit Overstuffed

The Flaming Lips' King's Mouth couples spacey cinematic passages with driving rhythms to create a sombre and thoughtful musical whole.

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Electric Youth Leave Their Cinematic Roots Behind on the Synthpop Laden 'Memory Edition'

While Electric Youth's Memory Edition is undoubtedly an enjoyable album that successfully captures the glossy aesthetic of synthpop, it is let down by uninspired songwriting.


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