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Matt Emery – ‘Empire’ album review


It’s been a long time in the making, but Matt Emery, one of our favourite people (and an incredibly talented musician to boot) has now released his debut album ‘Empire’. Available via Injazero Records, it’s been released on vinyl and via Bandcamp and is full of compositions that fall somewhere between post-rock songs and classical…

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Cassels – ‘Epithet’ album review


  Following ‘Foreword’, their well-received ‘pre-album’ of already-released EPs, Cassels now unveil their debut album proper, ‘Epithet’, which is available from  Big Scary Monsters. Jim and Loz Beck have played numerous festivals since ‘Foreword’ and have toured around the country with awesome bands including Meat Wave and itoldyouiwouldeatyou. Their sound has also evolved and on…

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New music round-up featuring Sauropod, MAKEMAKE, Frightened Rabbit, Grieving and Phoebe Bridgers


Sauropod – ‘Never on Time‘ Set to support label mates Sl0tface at their Camden Assembly show next month, Oslo trio Sauropod have unveiled their brand new single, ‘Never on Time’. A cool combination of Supergrass, Japandroids and Sex-Bob-omb from Scott Pilgrim, this is a spiky two-and-a-half-minute blast of garage rock with huge-sounding drums and a…

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Dana Gavanski – ‘Spring Demos’ EP review


Words by Joe Booley. Dana Gavanski‘s ‘Spring Demos’ is a gorgeously simplistic release, reminiscent of early material from Marika Hackman, and French musician and actress Soko. With the rough and ready production style, the listener is left with the perfect-imperfections that make this release. Dana lays out her haunting performances on guitar and vocals, with…