Review: Audiowhores – Work It Out

Review: Audiowhores – Work It Out
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AUDIOWHORES “WORK IT OUT” Peppermint Jam From Manchester’s Audiowhores (Soulfuric/LAY) comes the latest and greatest from German Label Peppermint Jam. This quality production features the powerful vocals of Rashaan Houston

Review: Fiver – Let It All Fall Down

Review: Fiver – Let It All Fall Down
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FIVER LET IT ALL FALL DOWN Devil in the Woods Fiver encompasses dream pop that at times reminds of Postal Service because of the falsetto over-electronic elements, but more often

Review: The Great Depression – Unconscious Pilot

Review: The Great Depression – Unconscious Pilot
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THE GREAT DEPRESSION UNCONSCIOUS PILOT Princess As the name of the band might suggest, The Great Depression, this lot create music with a predominantly mellow and melancholy tone. Not to

Review: Jim Guthrie – Now, More Than Ever

Review: Jim Guthrie – Now, More Than Ever
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JIM GUTHRIE NOW, MORE THAN EVER Three Gut Jim Guthrie spins out warm and wistful folk that has received so many fantastic reviews I can’t quite figure out why I’m

Review: Black Tape For a Blue Girl – Halo Star

Review: Black Tape For a Blue Girl – Halo Star
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BLACK TAPE FOR A BLUE GIRL HALO STAR Projekt Often regarded as innovators in the ethereal/darkwave genre, Black Tape For A Blue Girl return with an album that is dominated

Review: Workhouse – The End Of The Pier

Review: Workhouse – The End Of The Pier
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WORKHOUSE THE END OF THE PIER Devil in the Woods Workhouse creates an instrumental world of organic soundscapes with more variety and style than you’d find in a dozen releases

Review: Clinic – Winchester Cathedral

Review: Clinic – Winchester Cathedral
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CLINIC WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL Domino The men dressed in scrubs return with more evidence of exactly why they are one of the cast of Radiohead’s favorite bands (sometimes it is hard

Review: M83 – Dead Cities, Read Seas & Lost Ghosts

Review: M83 – Dead Cities, Read Seas & Lost Ghosts
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M83 DEAD CITIES, READ SEAS & LOST GHOSTS Mute There will be those who would crown this French duo as the anointed kings of highbrow hipness and perhaps, for once,

Irrebuttable: The Royal Smashings of Austin’s Invincible Czars

Irrebuttable: The Royal Smashings of Austin’s Invincible Czars
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On August 4, 2004, I snagged the boon of some face and jaw time with Austin’s Invincible Czars after they had transformed Burt’s Tiki Lounge into Burt’s Klezmorim Circus Den.

Maddox Editorial – September 2004

Maddox Editorial – September 2004
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It Rocks, But Is It Pirate-Worthy? Maddox Editorial have been trying to answer one question about pirates for years now: what is it about pirates that make them so awesome? This