And so we are invited to go in; into the mysteriously twisted, sickening at times, never straightforward world of David Lynch. One likes the arts and photography, another excels in music, or vocals, few make good films, while the rest write or paint; Lynch has done it all.
Meeting Angelo Badalamenti, while filming his hugely successful 'Blue Velvet', proved to be the start of a captivating musical relationship, which Lynch has proven to treasure till today. Continue Reading ›
The UK’s top independent synth duo VILE ELECTRODES have unveiled a mesmerising new number entitled ‘Captive In Symmetry’ as their brand new single. The beautiful song hints at the direction of their new, as-yet-untitled second album.
As beautiful sequences, eerie choral samples and Anais Neon’s hauntingly alluring vocals take hold, it all comes over like a dreamboat collaboration between JULEE CRUISE and OMD. Continue Reading ›
Since her first releases ‘Human Stereo’ in 2007 and ‘Selector’ in 2009, KID MOXIE has progressed on a transient journey through her guest spots with fellow Greeks NIKONN and FOTONOVELA to her most striking work yet with her second full length album ‘1888’.
The album has two distinct modes, one being widescreen synthpop for want of a better description while the other is more naturalistic sonic sandwich heavily influenced by classic and arthouse film soundtracks. Continue Reading ›
Hot on the heels of IAMAMWHOAMI’s album ‘Blue’ comes the debut long player from I AM SNOW ANGEL. The project of Brooklyn based singer / songwriter Julie Kathryn, ‘Crocodile’ is a lush sounding affair and could easily be mistaken as a product of Scandinavia and her sisters were it not for her distinctly Trans-Atlantic drawl.
Her debut EP contained enticingly understated numbers like ‘Grey White December’ and ‘Let Me Go’ but these are absent from the ‘Crocodile’ album. Instead, there are nine brand new recordings where Kathryn attempts to “zero into the deep-rooted struggle between our animal instincts and human reasoning”. Continue Reading ›