Album Reviews

by / on August 6, 2012 at 3:24 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Dance / Electro

Nina Kraviz – Nina Kraviz

Nina Kraviz: Nina Kraviz, a review by Rory O’Maley

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by / on August 6, 2012 at 3:04 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Metal / Hard Rock

Bonded by Blood – The Aftermath

Bonded by Blood: The Aftermath, a review by Fabio Marraccini

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by / on May 21, 2012 at 5:31 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Indie / Alternative, Releases

Beauty in Refraction — MUON’s ‘The Shape of Shapes to Come’

Whether as a calculated nod to self-reflexivity or as a result of plain coincidence, MUON have titled a song “Apophenia” on their latest LP. The term denotes the experience of forging meaning from random and disparate streams of data. There are a great many things to be said about the towering edifice of aural wonders that the band has erected […]

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by / on April 30, 2012 at 5:12 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Indie / Alternative, Releases

The Hell You Want

The Observatory, “Catacombs” Album Launch, The Substation, 21 April 2012 “FOLLOW THE HEADWORM HOLE TO THE HEAD / FIXATIONS / OBSESSIONS / BLOOD/ PHLEGM / YELLOW BILE / BLACK BILE / IMMOBILE / HEADWORM” (“Headworm”) Heavy metal tries to be this good: to transport listeners to the murky, cavernous depths of their psyche by sound. Sometimes the genre delivers, sometimes […]

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by / on April 2, 2012 at 2:41 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Dance / Electro, Releases

POCKET MAGIK’s debut album – A breath of fresh air

The release of Singaporean electronic duo Pocket Magik’s debut album This Is The Place comes like a breath of fresh air to the Singaporean non-mainstream music scene, which has mostly been dominated by rock bands for years – be it indie rock, post rock, or any genre that falls under the umbrella. Pocket Magik is the brainchild of Kurt of […]

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