Sloucher’s Summer Release Guide

slouchercd1So, the summer season is nigh and since there’s a barrage of releases (and re-releases) coming our way, we thought about making this lil’ guide with some suggestions. Every beginning of the month, we’ll post all the cool stuff to look forward.

We are only counting stuff released between June and August and before you complain about the Summer starting on June 21st, well, uh… give a Solstice, take an Equinox?

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Video Round Up: Dead Stars, James, Faces on Film, The Harrow, Dan Sartain

"He wondered if she got him that Matt Smith autograph he wanted". Photo: Crucible Theatre website.
“He wondered if she got him that Matt Smith autograph he wanted”. Photo: Crucible Theatre website.

James are back with a monster of an album called La Petite Mort (out on June 2) and while we count the days like a kid waiting for his Christmas gifts, we have this hellacool stopmotion video for ‘Moving on’, directed by BAFTA winning Ainslie Henderson (check his stuff here). Born from conversations between Tim Booth and Ainslie and a serendipitous walk by a Scottish woollen knitwear shop, the subject of the video is “death as birth”. Can’t wait to hear this album.

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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.

Ah, singles, right:

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