Posts tagged "album review"
Marti West, Simple Minds, Bon Iver, The Tallest Man On Earth

Marti West – Talking To Strangers

Since February, singer-songwriter Marti West has released two singles, namely the vulnerable ‘Nobody Knows Me (Like You)’ and the hard-to-swallow ‘Somebody New’. Now, he returns with the culmination of it all, his self-reflective album Talking To Strangers. And the offering is best likened to a love letter. Let’s break it

WMD makes music that seems to talk. It is as if he is trying to tell us something. Having shared snippets of the greater dialogue, being singles Yearn’ and ‘Nowhere’, the American electronic musician Michael Erickson has finally unveiled the full conversation, his latest album, Deliquesce. Stream / Download: WMD

Soaking us in a splash of emotive pop, Cimo Fränkel has given life to a deluxe edition of his self-titled album, adding an additional 8 tracks to the already lively Cimo Fränkel project, which he released under Cimo Fränkel / AWAL. A continuous thread of honesty and reverence underpins Cimo’s

Carla dal Forno | Look Up Sharp |Kallista Records Release Date: October 4th, 2019 Feature Image: Carla dal Forno by @zachrisson Honeyed melancholia blooms within the navigation of everyday life; as we find ourselves not only traversing what we know – our cradled nostalgia, our comfort zones – but venturing,

Yves Tumor | Safe In The Hands Of Love | Warp Records Release Date: 6 September 2018 Written by Jenna Dreisenstock Image Credit: Vitali Gelwich Our fingertips calloused in sympathy; the sweet and endearing ache emerging from a spectral darkness and heavy-heart. The tangible growth of the self in mayhem,

SHXCXCHCXSH | SHULULULU | Avian Release Date: 20 August 2018 Written by Jenna Dreisenstock Industrial drone in electronic timbre swims in distorted fuzz; a jarring dynamic minimalism in intriguing, atmospheric shrill; textural exploration in breaking the boundaries with the eclectic willingness to experiment in tone, SHXCXCHCXSH return with SHULULULU – in demonstrating

IGLOOGHOST | Steel Mogu / Clear Tamei | Self Release Release Date: 8th August 2018 Image Credit: Tim Twiss Review by Jenna Dreisenstock In sculpting a brand new world out of the vivid, glitter and melancholia; a conceptual visual experience that comes with the stunning art of the imaginative narrative

Helena Hauff | Qualm | Ninja Tune Release Date: 3 August 2018 Written by Jenna Dreisenstock The swirl of sound the textural electronic sphere; the ability to play with timbre and tone in a dark willingness to explore and create in nostalgia and modernity. With many influences in her unique

Donato Dozzy | Filo Loves The Acid | Tresor Records Release Date: 13th July 2018 Written by Jenna Dreisenstock A structural sound focused on attentive movement, the repetitive propulsion in textural understanding of timbre and submergence: in a visceral techno experience, compelling experimentation stands bold in it’s animation. For Tresor

Lotic | Power | Tri Angle Records Release date: 13 June 2018 Review by Jenna Dreisenstock With the overwhelm of delicacies and beauty and their simultaneous struggle, abject horror and oppression; the connection between all, whether it be glimmering beauty in the embrace of the self, or the seemingly captive

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