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amonism

Again discovered this on a recent reconnaissance scout amid band camp worlds. Its by Amonism – better known to kith n’ kin as Simon McCorry – with the track taking our initial interest being ‘the secret and unnerving life of … Continue reading

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snowbird

Indeed we mentioned this in an earlier missive, perhaps one of the most elegant and elegiac tracks we’ve had the pleasure of hearing all year. The debut release from Snowbird – essentially a new post Cocteau project by Simon Raymonde … Continue reading

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hauschka

Both beautiful and harrowing ‘elisabeth bay’ finds Hauschka colouring and expanding his sonic palette, no longer minimal fragile dustings but rather more something touched with a svelte neo classicist structuring. A new full length via city slang entitled ’abandoned city’ … Continue reading

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dosh

And from Dott to Dosh who is better known to kith n’ kin as one Martin Dosh, currently to be found sporting a full length set by the name ‘milk money’ from which ‘golden silver’ is culled. Simply exquisite, a … Continue reading

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beautify junkyards

At present holed up in their secret sound bunker putting the gloss treatments to an original score for the 70’s animation film ‘fantastic planet’, we won’t deny we’ve been some what smitten and adoring of Lisbon based psyche folk alchemists … Continue reading

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rhys marsh

Should say at this point that we here are suckers for anything approaching Nick Drake greatness and do on occasion feel the jangle of nervous anticipation when up appears a cover of one of his hallowed hushed hymns, not that … Continue reading

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carolyn o’neill / rasplyn

Is that the much maligned harpsichord we hear subduing and seducing away in the back ground of ‘toxic poison’ giving it a bewitching baroque flavouring twisted in mystery, suspense and magic. And what’s this, for do I hear the ominous … Continue reading

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