The Lunar Year – Heady Love – Audio

The US alternative folk quartet The Lunar Year released the LP Herodias on the 16th. A dozen track LP of intricate weaves of varied instrumentation that allows The Lunar Year to lay a pillow on which the listener lays in relaxed contemplation as the music drifts through the room. My selection … Read More…

LiiN – Andromeda – Audio

The English synth-wave duo LiiN released the two track plus two remix EP Andromeda earlier in the month. The analogue synthetics gives the music an inherent capacity to softly brush the listener which in the EP, LiiN, deploy both as a stand alone instrumental track and as the cloaking for … Read More…

Franchise – Empty Medicine – Audio

The US maths-rock quartet Franchise are due to release the EP Ghost Light on the 14th of July. Angular spires spike themselves across the room as the first track to surface from the EP launches through the speakers. Empty Medicine finds the listener having ears darting across the radar to catch the … Read More…

The Gxng – SSDD – Single Review

On the 15th the US hip-hop trio The Gxng released the single SSDD. It is always a pleasure to discover rap artists who are prepared and able to coexist with each other rather than attempting to outshine and in SSDD (available on bandcamp) the end result is a track that speaks … Read More…

Sixteen Scandals – Flawsophy – Audio

Sixteen Scandals is a Canadian fuzz-rock trio. Turn up the volume and allow the hairs on your arms to wave in the aural breeze as Sixteen Scandals spiral across the room akin to a corkscrew being twisted in to the stopper on a bottle of wine, resulting in popping open a … Read More…