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Live Review: Postal Service @ Brixton Academy, 20/05/13

Matt Tomiak considers the wistful history of The Postal Service as he at long last watches them play live at the Brixton Academy.

If a week is a long time in politics, then The Postal Service would surely agree that a decade is one hell of a long time …

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Introducing: Apollo Gets The Girl

Naming their primary influences as space and 80s film soundtracks, Glasgow’s Apollo Gets the Girl send spiralling synths careening over celestial skies. Theirs is a sound indebted to early naughties indietronica and mid-eighties synth-pop, with frontman Jack Violet having more than a whiff of Ben Gibbard about him.

Their debut …

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