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Maybe they are big vampire fans but Fang Night’s name is a tad misleading. Is it a goth metal band or Twilight chat room? Thankfully not. 144 altre parole


5 Alternative Albums To Drop In 2016

Check out my latest article for all the details on the most anticipated alternative albums set to release in 2016.

Concert Review: 2:54 and Widowspeak; Portland, OR

On Friday June 22, Portland was treated with a double bill of buzzworthy bands in 2:54 and Widowspeak.

In the dark, moody lit, subterranean room of the… 937 altre parole



Full Circle is a debut LP that shows a band inherently secure in their own sound. It’s a metropolitan take on the fertile British 90s electronic scene, incorporating the suppressed breakbeat dynamic of Massive Attack and a ghostly delivery of shared vocal duties. 135 altre parole

Album Reviews

Jamie XX - In Colour

As the main producer and founding member of The xx, the Mercury Prize winning trio largely responsible for a recent trend for understated, sophisticated pop, Jamie Smith is widely considered one of the most important producers around today. 114 altre parole

Recommended Albums

Late Night Stargazing

I can’t put my hand on my heart and say I’m particularly fond of The XX, which I realise leaves me out on a bit of limb compared to many of my peers here in the blogosphere. 69 altre parole

Late Night Stargazing


So, you know that beautiful collaboration that took place a short while ago between Portico and alt-J’s Joe Newman, and resulted in ‘101’? Well, ever since then I’ve been looking for something similar to that stunning piece of hallucinatory indie to listen to, and recently I’ve finally found it in euphoric UK trio Haelos’ latest single, ‘DUST’. 83 altre parole