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Category: Reviews (page 1 of 137)

MENTRIX My Enemy, My Love

As Zola Jesus said recently, looking inwards is something she does a lot of, and in these unprecedented times, isolation and concentration on self, will be something that even the biggest extroverts will have to work on. Not too dissimilar from Ms Jesus, Sufi inspired Iranian born, Berlin based artist MENTRIX, debuts with her long player ‘My Enemy, My Love’ in which she looks towards the core of her existence. Continue Reading ›

CIRCUIT3 The Rain EP

After the unexpected success of his 2016 CIRCUIT3 debut ‘siliconchipsuperstar’, Peter Fitzpatrick bought some more synths and followed up in 2019 with ‘The Value Of Everything & The Price Of Nothing’, a dystopian Howard Jones album fashioned from the roots of Synth Britannia. Indeed, the most Howie sounding of its tracks ‘The Rain’ has been issued a single, complete with a host of remixes. CIRCUIT3 uses ‘The Rain’ as a metaphor to embrace all emotions in life. Continue Reading ›

HEAVEN 17 Clouds Or Mountains?

Inspired by real life events happening right now, Glenn Gregory and Martyn Ware have presented a video for a new song ‘Clouds Or Mountains?’. However, keen HEAVEN 17 fans may have noticed that it sounds familiar. ‘Clouds Or Mountains?’ was previewed alongside ‘Pray’, ‘Illumination’, ‘Unseen’ and ‘Captured’ as part of a work-in-progress sampler for the long awaited new HEAVEN 17 album ‘Not For Public Broadcast’... Continue Reading ›

ZACHERY ALLAN STARKEY featuring BERNARD SUMNER Force

Despite his name, Zachery Allan Starkey is not the son of Ringo Starr but a New York based technopop artist with a love of NEW ORDER. Indeed, he was invited to open for NEW ORDER during their ‘Music Complete’ tour in North America in 2016. Starkey has been working hard on his new long player ‘Fear City’. Force’ is the third song to be previewed from ‘Fear City’ and is a powerful collaboration with Bernard Sumner of NEW ORDER featuring his signature Italo-influenced sequencing. Continue Reading ›

ROGER ENO & BRIAN ENO Mixing Colours

Roger Eno and Brian Eno explore the nation of sound and colour in their first ever duo album ‘Mixing Colours’ released on the prestigious classical label Deutsche Grammophon. The brothers have worked together before, but never to write and construct an entire album. Notably with Daniel Lanois, the three-way partnership collaborated on a number of tracks like 'Deep Blue Day' for 1983’s 'Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks'. Continue Reading ›

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