Category Archives: Album Reviews

Album Review – Connan Mockasin – Caramel

connan copy Bubbling out of a bizzaro world of hazy guitars, musical esotericism and dolphin love, Connan Mockasin’s breakthrough album, back in 2011, seemed to slip out of another dimension, a unique and alien artifact infiltrating our unsuspecting audio systems. Since then, frontman Connan Hosworth has toured with Radiohead and Grizzly Bear, collaborated with Charlotte Gainsbourg, found ...

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Album Review – Ezra Furman – Day of the Dog

Ezra-Furman-Day-Of-The-Dog Ezra Furman has been kicking around beneath the surface of the mainstream since 2006 and considering the quality of his latest (highly addictive) single release ‘My Zero’, it’s hard to see him staying under for too much longer. If the raspy, unhinged voice isn’t enough to warrant repeated plays then the song’s lilting melodies, punctuated ...

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Album Review – Deltron 3030 – Event II

130822-deltron-tour copy     Following on from their 2000 breakthrough collaboration Deltron 3030, Del the Funkee Homosapien, Dan the Automator and Kid Koala’s Event II continues the sci-fi deliberations of their first album, but finds 2013 a very different terrain, with a new breed of hip hop and new visions of the future. Del maintains his sharp, ...

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Music – Album Review – Yuck – Glow & Behold

Yuck-Glow-Behold-608x608 copy In 2011, noise-slackers, Yuck, came through gale-force media hype to deliver a stunning self-titled debut which showcased a knack for effortless noise-rock, heartfelt acoustic numbers, and delicate melodies laid over swirling dream-pop soundscapes. And the forecast ahead of their second album was looking promising – until April this year, when frontman (sorry, former frontman) Daniel ...

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