Review: Eric & Magill – Thanks to sciences / Valhalla Baby!

There’s always something about Eric & Magill‘s music. Call it an aura, call it a particular aroma. It’s always there, like the memories from a lucid dream flashing back through the day. ‘Thanks to sciences’ starts as a folky ballad that soars with a CSO-friendly video that conveys the ethereal warmth of the track, one that explodes and then washes back, fading into just a … Continue reading Review: Eric & Magill – Thanks to sciences / Valhalla Baby!

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Review: New Ghost – Burning Out EP

Remember The Fifth Element?If your memories are sketchy, there’s a sequence where Gary Oldman reasons that chaos and destruction are what fuel creation and prosperity. It’s a strange sequence that defines his character and manages to let the actor portray a pompous arms dealer whose ego seals his fate. He was right, though. Destruction does fuel creation and after the dissolution of Firesuite, a Sheffield … Continue reading Review: New Ghost – Burning Out EP

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Stream: Firesuite – Edge of the Earth

Sheffield‘s Firesuite have been steadfastly providing spacey shoegaze/post hardcore music for a few years now and we’ve been eagerly waiting for new material. So we are pretty happy to bring you the brand new Firesuite single, ‘Edge of the Earth’, from their upcoming album, Outlive your body, which drops later this year. ‘Edge of the Earth’ was recorded at Old Pig Farm Studios in the … Continue reading Stream: Firesuite – Edge of the Earth

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Single: Honor – Never Off

A rising swell of electronica elements intertwines with a carefully tinkered pop hook in Honor‘s brand new single, ‘Never Off’. The video, directed by Marco Prestini in that concrete pandemonium we love to call Los Angeles, captures the urgent wistfulness of Honor‘s vocals; a single, lonely plant stem breaking through the tarmac of a sometimes inhospitable Pop highway. As a token of gratitude to her … Continue reading Single: Honor – Never Off

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Singles Review: Black Feet Revolution, Fear of Men, A. Mountains, Dead Stars, The Mercy Beat

HOLY FUCKING SHIT! I’m back, ladies and germs and… you know what? Screw that binary gender malarkey. HI READERS. That’s better. Welcome to another edition of our “reviewing releases late again” single reviews column.

This week’s singles come courtesy of a lifelong depression triggered by the ending of Stalker: Clear Sky. That was some Bible-calibre depressing stuff.

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Singles reviewed: Upset, Post War Glamour Girls, Collider/Soreface, Blessa, Dandy Overdose, Heart-ships

Greetings, readers eating apple jam filled bronuts (via Tamper Coffee)!  Welcome to another edition of our “reviewing releases late again” single reviews column.

This week’s singles come courtesy of a lifelong depression triggered by the ending of ALF. Shit, that was depressing, son. Better watch Punky Brewster.

Ah, singles, right:

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Singles Review: Chikita Violenta, Dandy Overdose, The Polar Dream, Psychic Twin, Dinosaurs are shit dragons, Speedy Ortiz

Greetings, readers eating tacos  (via Street Food Chef)!  Welcome to another edition of our “reviewing releases late again” single reviews column.

This week’s singles come courtesy of a bad yoghurt I had with my kebab. Chicken and prune yoghurt DO NOT MIX.

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Singles Review: Owen, Hey Sholay, Wampire, Black Moth, Witch Hunt, Olof Arnalds, Wax Fang, The Crimea

Greetings, readers who appreciated the nods to the classic G.I. Joe* cartoon in G.I. Joe Retaliation!  Welcome to another edition of our “reviewing releases late again” single reviews column.

In honour to our recent re-obsession with Sigur Ros( ), we are nicknaming our reviewers after each track. If this doesn’t make sense, then you xylo no fi lo, you so, so no filo.

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Singles Review: Wampire, URSS bajo el Arbol, Ummagma, Painted Palms, Me You and Thomas, Landing

Greetings, readers eating apple jam filled doughnuts (via Dunkin Donuts)!  Welcome to another edition of our “reviewing releases late again” single reviews column.

This week’s singles come courtesy of a lifelong depression triggered by that bad ending I got in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl. Shit, that was depressing, son.

Ah, singles, right:

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Singles : Ellen and the Escapades, Just Handshakes (We’re British), Xavier, Cokiyu, Stagecoach, Shugo Tokumaru, Straw Bear, Louville, Dead Gaze, Ola Podrida, Little Tybee, Cyril Snear, The Smösh, Psychic Twin

Greetings, readers drinking Sidral Mundet (via smuggling) and eating twiglets because you gave up cheese for lent (idiots).  Welcome to another edition of our “reviewing releases late again” single reviews column.

This week’s singles come courtesy of a lifelong depression triggered by The Fridge Episode, from staple 80s show Punky Brewster. Shit, that is the second most fearsome fridge I’ve seen in my life (after the one in Requiem for a dream). Get an icebox.

Ah, singles, right. In the tradition of being nerds and spending a shitload of cash in Pathfinder figurines, books and dices, we’ll change our surnames to the various methods Dungeon Masters have exterminated us. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED:

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