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Category: Reviews (page 2 of 137)

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 ›

HILARY WOODS Birthmarks

Written over the course of two years, Sacred Bones artist Hilary Woods has documented the intensity of giving life and the labour of childbirth in her latest album ‘Birthmarks’ as a metaphor for the human condition. Recorded during the winter of 2019 in Galway and Oslo in collaboration with experimental Norwegian producer Lasse Marhaug while heavily pregnant, it is the former JJ72 bassist's second long player. Continue Reading ›

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 ›

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