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ANI GLASS Mirores

ANI GLASS releases her long-awaited debut album ‘Mirores’. It is an observational electronic travelogue based around the idea of movement and progress in her hometown of Cardiff. ‘Mirores’ has enticing synthpop songs sitting together with more conceptual found sound adventures. It is one woman’s artistic vision celebrating her heritage and home, empowered by the freedom and democracy opened up via electronic music. Continue Reading ›

KITE Tranås/Stenslanda

KITE, the enigmatic duo of Nicklas Stenemo and Christian Berg are gearing to show why they are probably the best modern electronic pop act in Europe at the moment having released Tranås/Stenslanda, their first new single since the Ennio Morricone does Nordic Noir epic 'Demons & Shame'. A natural progression for the dark widescreen overtones ‘Demons & Shame’, 'Tranås/Stenslanda' possesses a lush introspection. Continue Reading ›

JULIAN & MARINA For Beautiful People Only

’For Beautiful People Only’ is the second full-length album from JULIAN & MARINA, the follow-up to 2014’s ’Absence & Distance’. Comprising of Julian Brandt and Marina Schiptjenko, the couple are both veterans of the Swedish pop scene. Brandt was a member of BOBBY and is the current bass incumbent in LUSTANS LAKEJER while Schiptjenko is best known for her instrumental roles in PAGE and BWO. The concept of JULIAN & MARINA is what can only best be described as crooner electro. Continue Reading ›

FIFI RONG Love Is A Lonely Thing

Following on from her three part singular release ‘Red Moon Voyage’ for Halloween 2019, Fifi Rong turns her attention to Valentine’s Day 2020 with a bittersweet trilogy under the title of ‘Love Is A Lonely Thing’. It is a three-chapter tragic romantic story with a cinematic sonic parallel to 'Mood For Love' by Wong Kar-Wai. The Beijing born songstress enters a forlorn world inhabited by many, where all unrequited love desperately seeks a way to prove its own existence. Continue Reading ›

ROMAN ANGELOS Spacetronic Lunchbox

Roman Angelos is the moniker of Brooklyn-based producer, composer and multi-instrumentalist Rich Bennett. Released by Happy Robots Records, ‘Spacetronic Lunchbox' is rather like a KPM library album. It all harks back to the days when a temporary fault would interrupt a VHF TV broadcast and an announcement was made that there would be “some music” until it was all fixed. ‘Spacetronic Lunchbox' whizzes though 11 songs in 10 minutes for a spacey tea break exuding cheery sonic nostalgia. Continue Reading ›

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