Category Archives: Album of the Week

Album of the Week – MAXIXE – Ice On The Belly

Maxixe three quarter MAXIXE are one of the most exciting electronica acts out there at the moment. Fact. If you love electronic music and some actual melody you’re going to love, love, love MAXIXE. Fact. They’re also amazing people who have decided to release their debut album for free in spite of the fact it’s so great/memorable/fun an ...

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Best of 2012

Untitled_artwork_2012-12-30_(18.57.13-336) The Best of 2012 - Beach House, Fiona Apple, Robert Glasper......

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Album of the Week – The Leano – Postcards from Nowhere

normal_Lean_6429_e We like this album. Alot. The Leano¬†consists of Ben Moore and vocalist/poet/rapper/writer/actor (no one can afford to be one thing anymore, get with the programme people) Arij Manuelpillai. They have supported acts such as Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, the inescapable Frank Turner and many a musician’s favourite musician Gideon Conn. The Leano’s fourth album ...

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Album of the Week – Shakka – The Shakkapellas and Hello Skinny – Hello Skinny

528482_294899607251658_143947865680167_704418_1018225089_n We have two albums for you this week, not because we’re indecisive but because we’re greedy and think you should be too goddamnit. If there are two experiences you should indulge in until the next time we get to exchange music it is these two: Shakka, the man with the Stevie Woinder-esque tones and the ...

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Album of the Week – Anna Meredith – Black Fury EP

Annafront500-500x439 Anna Meredith‘s debut EP is garnering the attention of a lot of people (see Pitchfork and The Guardian) and for all the right reasons. Check out Nautilus, a dynamic and masterfully crafted cacophony of electronic and Classical sounds that equates to something that occupies a space all of its own. Black Fury EP is a ...

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Album of the Week – The Golden Age of Steam – Welcome to Bat Country

800x600.fitdown Descriptive terms to avoid include: Jazzy, mood music, and the oh so dreaded, funky. The Golden Age of Steam are none of the above so please feel safe enough to read on. Now there’s nothing wrong with a little bit of funky town in your jazz fix if that’s your thing. There is also nothing ...

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