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Reviews

Sons Of Southern Ulster – Sinners And Lost Souls

HT/Avalanche Records

“You’d be hard pressed to find a record which better describes the feeling of 2020.”


Nest Egg – Dislocation

Acid Test Recordings/Little Cloud Records

“bleak kosmische staring down the barrel of hard-psych”


Bing & Ruth – Species

4AD

“a devotional drift that falls like heavy, silent snow”


Noveller – Arrow

Ba Da Bing

“going deep into laptop hymnal, it’s arguably her grandest yet.”


Brigid Dawson & The Mothers Network – Ballet Of Apes

Castle Face

“Ballet Of Apes is pretty cool the more you get to know it. Just don’t go expecting it to put out on the first date.”


Aaron Space & His Terrestrial Underlings – Fishland

Moon Glyph

“Think music’s all out of ideas these days? Think again. Fishland is nothing if not unique.”


Munehiro Narita – Live P.S.F.

Cardinal Fuzz/Feeding Tube Records

“Narita slays, his Live PSF a siren call for all absent gig-goers the world over.”


Banshee – Livin’ In The Jungle

Cardinal Fuzz/Feeding Tube

“There probably won’t be a stronger out-and-out rock ‘n’ roll record this year”


The Search – Some Place Far Away

AF Music

breezy synthpop return for Swedish act The Search


Damaged Bug – Bug On Yonkers

Castle Face

John Dwyer rips up the inspirational Michael Yonkers catalogue for a tender covers LP.


Document – A Camera Wanders All Night EP

Ramber Records

“Keen students of post-punk history, normcore heroes Document also draw from all the genre’s best contemporaries”


Woods – Strange To Explain

Woodsist

“A much-needed, soothing tonic recorded during simpler times”


ZekeUltra – (The Power Of) The Will Of Man

Home Assembly Music

“I have no idea what ZekeUltra’s record collection looks like … an obscure hot pot of the weird and wonderful perhaps”


Scenius. – Wild & Wooly

retro futuristic vibe


Babybird – ‘Fake Blood’, Trilogy.

Bandcamp release.

Three albums in three days anyone?


Worriedaboutsatan – Crystalline

Sound In Silence

The return of the ambient post rock act.


The Band Whose Name Is A Symbol – Berserkir Vol. 1

Cardinal Fuzz/Feeding Tube

“the TBWNIAS six-piece are kosmiche jam specialists so Berserkir finds them in their element”


GR – THE GR RECORD HEAD

Cardinal Fuzz/Opaque Dynamo

“chatters away just on the wrong side of comprehensibility – just how many people does he want us to kill?”


Humanist – Humanist

Exit Calm guitarist Rob Marshall returns ….with some friends in tow.


Cole Pulice – Gloam

Moon Glyph

“for those given the horn by brass this rare strain of New Age jazz may just prove essential”