Around 1991, Cardiacs members Tim Smith, Sarah Smith and William Drake collaborated to record material for their side project The Sea Nymphs. 25 years later, a core of their unreleased music has re-emerged from the vaults, which forms their new compilation On The Dry Land.
It has always fascinated me whether it is more hipster to like 'Amy Winehouse' or 'Grindhouse'. With the former, you can pass off your listening to mainstream pop music as ironic. With the latter, you can dismiss the titillation and moral depravity pertinent to most grindhouse cinema and endorse it for the 'retro' and 'cult' facets.
I have known Simeon Bartholomew for a couple years now, and throughout that time we (as in I) have shared giggles by intentionally mispelling his band S...
First there was ArcTanGent. Then there was Most Excellent Fest. Then there was Bahamas Fest. Then there was Mathroshka. Yes, it seems that there are enough musi...
Inked is the first effort from Dallas band Abelia. A suite comprising eight high energy but soulful groovy math rock tracks, the debut parades an array of moods, from the upbeat vivacious 'RE:Gust' to the powerful and climactic closer 'Fruit Salad'.
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We love collabs. What could be better than your favourite musicians taking their stylistic tendencies from their respective bands and merging them into one all-sick Voltron band?
Hoggs Bison, as you know, have one of the most creative names in the world. But let's put that to the side for now and talk about the Higgs Boson. So just to refresh your memory, a boson is a sub-atomic particle a subatomic particle with zero (or integral) spin...
A good jazz record is much like a David Lynch film, the complexity keeping you in a state of bewilderment but the substance compelling enough to retain your curiosity. It was clear from the outset that Strobes was to frequent the union inside the complex/compelling Venn diagram, as the band slowly released teaser tracks from what would be their debut.
Since 2012, Brighton electronic artist Josh Trinnaman, otherwise known as Luo, has treated us with EPs that were enigmas. Trinniman built idyllic but undoubtedly jagged sonic landscapes, layers of ethereal musical textures built upon a bed of electronic percussion. Where did they fit? Jazz? House? The lambasted realm of IDM?