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Gooey by Glass Animals oozes musical perfection

Although released earlier this year, I had only discovered the Glass Animals a few weeks back. And that discovery started with a simple similar artists search on Spotify. When I heard Gooey for the first time, I was immediately hooked to the smooth ...

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Pacific Horrific’s debut EP

The four tracks on Pacific Horrific’s debut EP sound clear and crispy and deliver 13 minutes of excellent listening pleasure. Personal favorites of mine are definitely The Room (why was this chosen last on the EP?) and Matches. These two undoubtedly have the ...

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Sia’s 1000 forms of fear

Let’s start off by saying that her newest album 1000 Forms Of Fear is true gem. Less happy and cheerful than We Are Born and probably more commercial in sound. And while some songs on her album could sound as if they were Rihanna’s, Sia manages to still give ...

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A tale of Goldfrapp

I’ve been a sucker for the unique and distinctive sound of the band ever since they debuted with Felt Mountain in 2000. This fairylike musical gem of folk and pop was nothing like I had ever heard before. Lead singer Alison’s heavily processed vocals were supported ...

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Favorites from the current UK garage revival

Let’s start off with Disclosure, the duo that got the ball rolling. I wrote about them in the past, calling them the best thing happening in electronic music lately. And they’ve surely set a new standard, bringing back a pinch of that old UK garage ...

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Florrie and her seashells

We’ve talked about Florrie before on the blog, back when the model slash drummer slash singer released her debut EP. Now she’s back with another one containing a couple of originals as well as remixes made by hotshots ...

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El El – 40 Watt

Think bigroom drum kicks full of reverb, a sing-a-long and easy to remember chorus line topped off with those delicious MGMT-like synth melodies that we’re so susceptible for. Looking at the band’s Soundcloud, we’re seeing that El El ...

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Jungle’s Busy Earnin’

It’s a bit of a pity to see good songs ruined by a silly music video. By now you’d think that indie music labels would know that such tracks should have a vid in which musical and ...

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I’ve been a sucker for the unique and distinctive sound of the band ever since they debuted with Felt Mountain in 2000. This fairylike musical gem of folk and pop was nothing like I had ever heard ...

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25 year old UK-based artist Tahliah Barnett, professionally known as FKA Twigs, grew up in Gloucestershire and moved to London at age 17 to pursue a dancing career. After appearances on a Jessie J music video ...

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