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The Green Kingdom – Seen And Unseen

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There has been no better time to catch up on reviews than today. The gradual change from an overly long Summer into the approaching Autumn season is a fitting backdrop to The Green… Continue reading

Eumig – Distant Spring

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Nick Dawson, the Southend-on-Sea-based musician by the name of Eumig, returns to Courier (stylised ‘cou ri er’) with his latest EP, ‘Distant Spring’. The EP bubbles to life, unfolding a grandiose haze of… Continue reading

Accidental Tones – In The Dark

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A few days ago, I received a message from Michael Bryce, otherwise known as Accidental Tones. The message read, “It may be a bit darker than you usually like, but I thought I’d… Continue reading

Aux Field – Square Landscapes

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I often come to find new music via YouTube recommendations from various music channels. Aux Field’s ‘Square Landscapes’ came to me from the channel Tape Counter; also responsible for introducing me to the… Continue reading

Z-Arc – Rematerialise

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Z-Arc’s latest offering, ‘Rematerialise’, takes me away from my usual comfort zone of typical ambient and drone-based listening habits, and shoots me into the artist’s retrofuturistic approach to electronica. “It’s okay, I can… Continue reading

Ashlar – Distant Scenes

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A new album popped up on my radar while scrolling through an Instagram feed of people enjoying the Summer and vacations abroad. I don’t like hot weather and my bank account laughs at… Continue reading

Daliah – Holy Mountain

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Daliah becomes known to me for the first time through this release on Whitelabrecs. Under the moniker of Daliah, the Tennessee-based John Clubb has previously released with Chilean tape label, NO PROBLEMA, as… Continue reading

David Newlyn – Collected Fictions

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Despite the title of ‘Introduction (Broken Cassette Mix)’, I was nowhere near ready for the jarring beginning of David Newlyn’s latest album, ‘Collected Fictions’. This is the first release of Newlyn’s that I’ve… Continue reading

Five Queries With… James Osland

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As we approach the halfway point of the year, 2018 has already been extremely busy James Osland; having released ‘Gone For A While’ on Whitelabrecs in February, and more recently ‘Manitoba Gardens’ via… Continue reading

Hotel Neon – Means of Knowing

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Hotel Neon have been on my musical radar for quite some time. Shortly after their formation, I’d found the trio of Michael Tasselmyer, Andrew Tasselmyer, and Steven Kemner through Instagram, of all places.… Continue reading