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SYD ARTHUR: UK tour

When SYD ARTHUR emerged in 2012 with their debut, self-recorded, self produced, self released album ‘On An On,’ it didn’t take long for them to rocket to critical acclaim. Hailed as natural successors to Canterbury’s famous folk-prog sound, they not … Continue reading

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TOM DYER: ‘I Ain’t Blue Any More.’

“I thought I was making a Blues record all the way, but with covers of The Sonics and Captain Beefheart, I’m guessing most people won’t think that,” says Tom of this, his eighth album – his fifth since 2009! I … Continue reading

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JIM OF SEATTLE: ‘We Are All Famous.’

‘We Are All Famous‘ is a ‘simple’ album; an ‘innocent,’ album; a ‘straight forward’ and ‘unassuming’ album. Even the artist’s name reflects these assertions. But it’s probably unlike any other album you’ve listened to before – the result being that … Continue reading

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AKRON/FAMILY: ‘No Room.’

AKRON/FAMILY are set to release their latest album, ‘Sub Verses’ on 29th April, through the Dead Oceans label. Showcasing the heavier, more direct sound of ‘Sub Verses,’ the first track being made available ahead of the album release is ‘No … Continue reading

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BHI BHIMAN: ‘Kimchee Line.’

I have a rather odd fascination for the country of North Korea (I’m currently reading my fourth book about the country) and so it’s not surprising that the imagery in this video caught my attention. The song title too, refers … Continue reading

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IVAN & ALYOSHA: ‘Running For Cover.’

IVAN & ALYOSHA are actually a four-piece band from Seattle. Formed initially by Tom Wilson and Ryan Crabary  in 2007 when they met while working on separate projects. Their first release, I believe as a duo, was an EP entitled … Continue reading

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FUTUR PRIMITIF: ‘Nuclear Shockwave.’

FUTUR PRIMITIF is  the new project from songwriter and singer Daniel Lefkowitz, former member of American indie-folk gentry The Low Anthem. The band is currently an electric duo, with Jared Elmore on synths, drum machine and general electronic wizardry complimenting Daniel’s vocal and … Continue reading

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