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Album Review: Ásgeir – In the Silence

Ásgeir has already peaked the charts in Iceland, earning a number one in his homeland with In the Silence. Now translated to English with the help of American singer John Grant, and after having been released in the UK now, it certainly hasn’t lost any of the quivering though …



New track: Lorine Chia – ‘No New Friends’

Cleveland songstress Lorine Chia has recently premiered her interpretation of Drake’s ‘No New Friends’. Chia name checks James Blake and Amy Winehouse among her inspirations and it is certainly evident this 20-year-old is channeling both icons in her work. This soulful track incorporates slinky synths with rich vocals. Her …



Video: Slava ‘Werk’

Following his 2012 EP ‘Soft Control’, Moscow-born Brooklyn resident producer Slava is getting ready to release his debut LP ‘Raw Solutions’ next month. To get us in the mood, he’s dropped the video for ‘Werk‘, and mighty good it is too.

In ‘Werk’, classically slick 90′s house beats …



Club Beat #99: Gina Star, Bananular

After the success of recent release, ‘Tears’, Gina Star returns with another progressive house hit, ‘Bananular’.

With an impressive list of releases on respected record labels, Gina Star propelled herself into the limelight through her work with Toolroom Records and the support she received on her productions, most notably by …



Album Review: Helium Robots – Voltopia

What is it with electronic music and space, eh? I guess the tone of a synth has always been a great soundtrack to the future. And if you’re a fan of musicians that sound like they’ve engaged in time-travel and enjoy conveying their visions of the year 3000 via pop …



BOTW Track: Post War Years – Glass House

As y’all know, our Band Of The Week is Post War Years, and they’ve been very kind by giving us a free download of the title track from their Glass House EP. The track has a suspense-ridden fifteen-second solo synth intro before the drums and more instrumental layers stride onto …



100% Silky

Do you enjoy…Vampires, Magic, Heat and Dirty talk?! Because if so, you’ll love this! 100% Silk presents, at The Bristolian Showroom June 8th 2012, the relentless and absolutely smashing night of pure silk, sugar-highs, sweat-induced scuffling and dance floor glitz. Straight from LA, this party comes from Amanda Brown’s …



Laurel Collective – They Hate Me

Laurel Collective, the makers of festivals. Fact. With their desultory music releases over the past few years, Laurel Collective is a band that has definitely taken a spot at the forefront of modern British music. With the forthcoming debut album Heartbeat Underground popping onto the horizon, as well as …



Review: Oneohtrix Point Never – Replica

Replica is the sixth studio release from the latter half of electronic duo Ford & Lopatin. Until you read a little about the record’s context, the fact that Daniel Lopatin made Replica using sound clips from television ads goes unnoticed.

The album opens with ‘Andro’, an introduction of deep, foggy …



Exclusive Video Premiere: La Shark – ‘Magazine Cover’

Prepare for blood, vomit, suicide and more blood in La Sharks spanking new video. What more would you expect from these frenetic psych-popsters?  Those of you luckily enough to be accustomed to La Shark’s off-kilter melodies will know nobody quite blurs the lines between genres like they do.

So unsurprisingly, …