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The Holy Road – ‘An Unshakable Demon’ EP review


Jonathan Stolber’s The Holy Road follows up last year’s Piano Day release ‘The Minotaur (Mesto in A-Minor)’ with new EP ‘An Unshakable Demon’. The EP has been mixed by Steven Durose (Oceansize) and mastered by Frank Arkwright at the iconic Abbey Road studios and featured guest appearances by Drahla’s Chris Dufin, Eaststrikewest’s James Saddington and…

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Squid – ‘Paddling’


Squid follow up the incredible ‘Narrator’ with ‘Paddling’, the second single to be taken from forthcoming debut album ‘Bright Green Field’. The record, produced by Dan Carey, will be released on 7 May via Warp Records while the new song – already a live favourite (if you can remember shows?) is: ‘Written from two different…

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Chartreuse – ‘Tall Grass’


Chartreuse have shared ‘Tall Grass’ ahead of the release of their new EP. The sublime and experimental yet melancholic song finds Michael Wagstaff delivering spoken-word vocals about the future prospects of a relationship (‘May is cruel, comes around too soon but the heat won’t stick around and neither will you’) and the effect this outcome…

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Wye Oak -‘No Horizon’ EP review


Wye Oak, the experimental duo of Jenn Wassner and Andy Stack, may have released five acclaimed LPs over the past decade or so but ‘No Horizon’ is the first EP to see them write music while both living in Durham (the one in North Carolina, not the UK one that you drive a few hundred…

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Firestations – ‘Dream Home’


Every year London label wiaiwya (where it’s at is where you are) asks seven acts to each record a 77-minute track/album to raise money for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The project is called #sevenat77 and experimental post rock band firestations are the latest actto take part. They have also contributed a 77-second and 7-minute version…

Matt Evans – ‘New Topographics’ album review


Matt Evans (Tigue, Bearthoven, Man Forever) has shared new album ‘New Topographics’ – a record filled with percussive ambient pieces that make use of sounds including writing, typing and morse code. Written and recorded in December 2018 during a month-long artist’s residency program at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, the songs are the result of researching…