Post Tagged with: "album review"

by / on December 7, 2012 at 10:01 am / in Album Reviews, Dance / Electro

Review: Boston Bun – Housecall EP

A review by Rory O’Maley.

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by / on December 4, 2012 at 12:34 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

Review: Geoff Tate – Kings and Thieves

A review by Fabio Marraccini.

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by / on November 26, 2012 at 9:46 am / in Album Reviews, Dance / Electro

Review: Kenton Slash Demon – The Schwarzschild Solution Trilogy

Artist Name: Kenton Slash DemonTitle Name: The Schwarzschild Solution TrilogyLabel: Tartelet RecordsReviewed by: Rory O’Maley We’re going to go in a slightly different direction from our usual today, spreading our focus across three inter-related releases. From the minds of Danish duo Kenton Slash Demon, The Schwarzschild Solution Trilogy consists of 3 EPs focusing on separate and evolving genres and directions. Each EP contains a […]

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by / on November 19, 2012 at 9:24 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Dance / Electro

Review: Nicolas Jaar – Time for Us EP

Artist Name: Nicolas JaarTitle Name: Time for Us EPLabel: Wolf & Lamb/Clown & SunsetReviewed by: Rory O’Maley I’m not one to go weak at the knees, but over the last year, I’ve developed a mighty admiration for the unique style and choice productions flowing from Nicolas Jaar. Having descended so far down this particularly abyss, it’s taken me a while to decide which release […]

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by / on November 12, 2012 at 9:37 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Dance / Electro

Review: Adana Twins – Everyday

A review by Rory O’Maley.

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by / on November 5, 2012 at 2:31 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Evocation – Illusions of Grandeur

After disbanding, Evocation, returns with their fourth album, Illusions of Grandeur. Read Fabio Marraccini’s review.

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by / on November 5, 2012 at 9:34 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Dance / Electro

Caribou – Swim

Swim from Dan Snaith aka ‘Caribou’ is truly an experimental electronic masterpiece. For anyone who hasn’t had a listen, it’s time to take that plunge and read Rory O’Maley’s review.

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by / on October 29, 2012 at 10:15 am / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

Cradle of Filth – The Manticore and Other Horrors

A review by Fabio Marraccini.

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by / on October 29, 2012 at 9:14 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Dance / Electro

Lee Curtiss – Lunatic Fringe

Artist Name: Lee CurtissTitle Name: Lunatic FringeLabel: VisionquestReviewed by: Rory O’Maley There’s something about the combination of electronic music and smut that just works. Don’t get me wrong, the dulcet tones of LMFAO shit me as much as the next person, but when a track with a smooth bassline and filthy premise starts rolling across the speakers, you’d be hard pressed not to […]

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by / on October 22, 2012 at 1:51 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Dance / Electro

Gema – Before: Restive Harmonies

A review by Indran Paramasivam.

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by / on October 22, 2012 at 9:37 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Dance / Electro

No Regular Play – Fall Up To The Sky

Artist Name: No Regular PlayTitle Name: Fall Up To The SkyLabel: Supplement Facts RecordsReviewed by: Rory O’Maley This week’s selection is a great release from Brooklyn duo No Regular Play.  The three track Fall Up To The Sky release balances lo-fi, deep and blippy house to deliver a huge range of sound within a small space. ‘Fall Up To The Sky’, the EP’s lead featuring […]

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by / on October 5, 2012 at 1:39 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Dance / Electro

Kolombo – My Own Business EP

Artist Name: KolomboTitle Name: My Own Business EPLabel: 2DIY4Reviewed by: Rory O’Maley If you’ve listened to a widely distributed DJ mix in the last couple of weeks, chances are you’ve found yourself bobbing to Kolombo‘s latest banger, “My Own Business“. The title track of the latest EP from 2DIY4, “My Own Business” has been tearing its way through turntables worldwide with its modulated hip-hop […]

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by / on September 28, 2012 at 10:56 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Dance / Electro

Daniel Avery – Need Electric EP

Artist Name: Daniel AveryTitle Name: Need Electric EPLabel: Phantasy SoundReviewed by: Rory O’Maley This week we’ve got a little goody for all the tech heads and oddity lovers out there. Daniel Avery, the man behind Stopmakingme, has been flexing his creative muscle to bring you the trippy, ambient, warehouse weirdness that is his Need Electric EP. The title track of the four track EP […]

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by / on September 24, 2012 at 3:50 pm / in Album Reviews, Indie / Alternative

Lazy Room – Native Narrative: Painters of Dreams

Total absorption. That is the effect the latest L/P, Native Narrative from the Jogjakarta shoegaze foursome Lazy Room, has on Indran Paramasivam – find out why here.

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by / on September 21, 2012 at 11:29 am / in Album Reviews, Dance / Electro

Trentemøller – The Trentemøller Chronicles

Artist Name: TrentemøllerTitle Name: The Trentemøller ChroniclesLabel: Audiomatique RecordingsReviewed by: Rory O’Maley If you’re a fan of production (and if you’re a fan of electronic music, you probably are), it really is criminal to go past Trentemøller. Now moving away from the techno prodigy label he was immediately stamped with, the Danish producer continually shows an understanding of structure and harmony […]

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by / on September 14, 2012 at 10:13 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Dance / Electro

PBR Streetgang – At Dez

It’s time for some more big, deep house tracks to hit your speakers, this time coming to you care of UK lads PBR Streetgang.

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by / on September 12, 2012 at 10:37 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, RnB / Soul

Frank Ocean – channel ORANGE

A review by Chris Strom.

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by / on September 6, 2012 at 4:32 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Dance / Electro

Dogblood – Next Order/Middle Finger

Artist Name: Dog BloodTitle Name: Next Order/Middle FingerLabel: Boysnoize Records/ OWSLA Reviewed by: Rory O’Maley I hope this doesn’t rub anyone the wrong way, but I am the complete opposite of a fan of the whole Skrillex movement. I understand its purpose and kinda its appeal but I still can’t see it as anything but a scattered and tacky way to carry big tunes. With […]

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by / on August 29, 2012 at 10:10 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Dance / Electro

Todd Terje – It’s The Arps EP

Artist Name: Todd TerjeTitle Name: It’s The Arps EPLabel: Small Town SupersoundReviewed by: Rory O’Maley If you haven’t yet had your mind blown by Todd Terje then you are in for a treat today. Funky, bouncy, glitchy and with a crazy ability to build, Todd Terje creates grooves that ooze over the scene and grab hold of the mood no matter the time […]

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by / on August 23, 2012 at 4:51 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Dance / Electro

Anja Schneider feat. Kiki – Little Creatures

Artist Name: Anja Schneider feat. KikiTitle Name: Little CreaturesLabel: MobileeReviewed by: Rory O’Maley There’s nothing quite like a simple bassline, pounding kick and booming voice to get a crowd moving. “Little Creatures”, the latest offering from Mobilee head Anja Schneider, looks to do just that with a simple, measured production. The syncopated beats and bass coupled with Kiki’s booming post-house vocal will either drive […]

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