Monthly Archives: October 2017

nordic giants

No one does immaculate, majestic or euphoric quite like the Nordic Giants, it’s as though they have a direct open channel to your soul. After what seems like an age, new sounds emerge without fanfare and flag-waving in the shape … Continue reading

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lean year

Staying with Western Vinyl, tripped across this, truth be we were blown away. This is from Lean Year from a self-titled album just out, this being the track ‘waterloo suns’. The press blurb mentions Karen Dalton, the reference very apt … Continue reading

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grooms

Pulled from their recently released ‘Exit Index’ set for Western Vinyl, the quite perfect ‘end’ the latest single from Grooms at times glowers like a dark-hearted mirror opposite of the Flaming Lips’ ‘peace swords’, etched in a forlorn sighing, there’s … Continue reading

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St. James Infirmary

another from the Concrete sound house, this is the Newcastle based St James Infirmary who I suspect I might be right in saying is just one person, a certain G Lang. Again, super limited, ‘a heap of broken images’ released … Continue reading

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portland vows

could have sworn that we’d featured these folk in previous musings, appears we were wrong. Been out a while, alas sold out of its ridiculously limited cassette variant, this is Portland Vows with the post apocalyptic ‘sun noise’ from their … Continue reading

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tulketh

Staying loosely connected to polypores a little while longer, he can be found heading up the production duties on this nifty outing by Tulketh. Entitled ‘difficult third EP’ we’ve been a tad taken by the cut ‘nitrous 2’ whose strangely … Continue reading

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polypores

another release that’s so far managed to sneak to the blind side of our usual watchful radar, a little something sneaked out by Polypores a while back. Much gnashing of teeth to discover that this cassette release is long since … Continue reading

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