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Reviews

Timelash – A Morphology Of Wonders

Aguirre

“a clash of tribal exotica and otherworldly sci-fi tension”


Dead Sea Apes, Adam Stone & Black Tempest – Dataland

Cardinal Fuzz/Feeding Tube

“like Kraftwerk directing some on-stage version of a Douglas Coupland novel”


Miss Grit – Impostor EP

S/R

Impostor is just too good as fitting in to really stand out.


Dreamweapon – Rites Of Lunacy

Cardinal Fuzz/Little Cloud

“There’s out-there and then there’s far-out; the line is just a dot to Dreamweapon.”


Here Lies Man – Ritual Divination

RidingEasy Records

“a sweaty, dusty rite-of-passage dose of retro rock”


yellow6 – Silent Streets and Empty Skies

Sound In Silence

the soundtrack to a covid19 summer


Songs of Green Pheasant – When The Weather Clears

Rusted Rail

Sounding like it’s from “the late 1960s, it doesn’t actually sound at all out of place in 2020.”


Raskolnikov – Lazy People Will Destroy You

Manic Depression records.

Darkly inviting. Highly compelling.


Panoptique Electrical – Five Pianos

Sound In Silence

evoking a sense of space and quiet


The Churchhill Garden – Heart And Soul – the collection.

Fall in love with sound again.


Various Artists – Twenty Years Away, an n5MD compilation.

n5MD

perfect Christmas gift opportunity


Scenius – Enough Fears

Bandcamp

synthpop contender for album of the year


Near the Parenthesis – Intervals

n5MD

Subtle IDM release that explores the spaces between.


Richard Rose – Radiation Breeze

In The Red

“Radiation Breeze is obviously, gloriously bad for your health, but you’re gonna do it anyway.”


The Janitors – Noisolation Sessions Vol. 1

Cardinal Fuzz/Little Cloud

Doomed psych-noise delivers “slo-mo neck-popper(s) gouging out an inevitable path forward like some glacial flow”.


Osees – Panther Rotate

Castle Face

Protean Threats’ “originals dismembered and reconfigured by beings with only a cursory understanding of the contemporary musical canon.”


White Rose Transmission – Happiness At Last

Sireena.

side project for members of The Convent, Xymox, The Sound, The Chameleons, The Church….


Carlton Melton – Where This Leads

Agitated

“Where This Leads should really be subtitled Nobody Knows, the album as a whole a strong foot forward to the exciting unknown.”


The Search – Heart’s Racing

Aenaos Records.

The pet loves are back, again.


After Nature – After Nature

Lonely Heron Records

The Black Lamps side project