New Music, News

Pretty Sorry Shares Pulsing, Spaced-out 00s-Rock-esque Debut, ‘Still In Bed’

There are many reasons to lament the end of the musical hotchpotch that was the 00’s. From the excess of boy (and girl) group fandom, Timbaland literally being everywhere and

New Music, News

Track of the Day: Pharmakon – Bestial Burden

Margaret Chardiet records under the name Pharmakon and has been building a steady reputation for creating ravaged and depraved noise pieces that play on the decaying sounds of both her

New Music, News

Track of the Day: Vesuvio Solo – Avion

Vesuvia Solo is the avant-pop project of Montréal natives, Cameron Maclean and Thom Gillies, former bassist of TOPS. Their full-length debut Favours came out last week and nods to 70s

New Music, News

Track of the Day: MikeWillMakonnen – Wishin’ You Well

MikeWillMakonnen is the compound noun collaboration between producer Mike WiLL Made-It, known for standouts from Ciara’s jaw-dropping ‘Body Party’ and GOODMusic’s overblown ‘Mercy’ (and much more), teaming up with up-and-coming

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Track of the Day: Andy Stott – Faith In Strangers

The Manchester techno producer Andy Stott is known for making electronic music on the edge of sanity; guttural and slightly demonic compositions suffocated by warbling bass. On his second album

Events, Reviews

A Labour of Love: Cape Town World Music Festival 2014 Review

“World music” is a somewhat unfortunate term for the plethora of music that exists outside of the Western canon. Furthermore, it is problematically associated with an interest in its supposed

Lists, Reviews

10 Recent Songs That Prove That Scandinavia is the Centre of Post-Punk

By the mid-70s the most divisive and exciting change in rock music was the development of punk music. Its brutal economy and stark nihilism was a swift reaction to both

Lists, Reviews

What’s My Age Again? Best 5 New Pop-Punk(ish) Bands

For those of us in our 20s there is a fair amount of nostalgia for the late nighties and the early 2000s. This was the height of American corporate imperialism:

Artist Stories, Stories

Interview: The Brother Moves On

The Brother Moves On released their phenomenal debut album A New Myth last year and are one of the most promising and exciting acts in the country. Full of equal

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Track of the Day: BANKS – Brain (Prod. By Shlohmo)

On the back of her exciting debut, 2013’s LONDON EP, there is good reason to believe that 2014 will be a breakout year for LA-based ‘dark R&B’ singer BANKS. Making your name