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Category: Reviews (page 2 of 133)

TINY MAGNETIC PETS Girl In A White Dress EP

With two high profile European tours coming up this autumn opening for MIDGE URE and OMD, TINY MAGNETIC PETS are back with a new EP ‘Girl In A White Dress’ out on Happy Robots Records. Although moving away from the Cold War themes of their previous EPs, ‘Girl In A White Dress’ does though continue their different Germany adventure as seen from the Emerald Isle. Continue Reading ›

SHOOK Music For City & Nature

Capturing the mood of a busy metropolis during the rush hour, the self-explanatory ‘Music For City & Nature’ is the latest work by SHOOK, the musical vehicle of Dutch composer Jasper Wijnands. Now if there was a more apt instrumental embodying the commuting way of life, then the subtle funk of ‘City’ would be it. ‘Music for City & Nature’ has a delicate timeless quality in its search for balance and peace of mind. Continue Reading ›

UNDERWORLD Drift Series 1

The start of November saw the official release of a huge body of work by UNDERWORLD that functions more like a musical diary than a premeditated set of album tracks. ‘Drift Series 1’ first started to take shape a year ago to the release date with the track ‘Another Silent Way’ and a statement from UNDERWORLD that “Drift is the opposite of ‘normal’ or ‘usual’ practice; we’ll do this until we’re dust.” Continue Reading ›

DAYBEHAVIOR Based On A True Story

It would be fair to say that Swedish trio DAYBEHAVIOR take their time when it comes to making records. Although their debut album ‘:Adored’ came out in 1996, a follow-up 'Have You Ever Touched a Dream?' didn’t emerge until 2003. With a range of tempo variation contained within, ‘Based On A True Story’ is the undoubtedly the best album of DAYBEHAVIOR’s long if sporadic career. A collection of quality Scandipop, ‘Based On A True Story’ has been worth the wait Continue Reading ›

RICARDO AUTOBAHN Check The Gyroscopes

Ricardo Autobahn is a something of a music industry veteran and a known purveyor of pranklectro through his various adventures with THE CUBAN BOYS, SPRAY and POUND SHOP BOYS. So when ‘Check The Gyroscopes’ arrived in The Electricity Club’s inbox, it caused some headscratching… What, a serious instrumental electronic album with intricate complex layers that was thematically a reaction against the current fashion for Synthwave? Continue Reading ›

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