Gazelle Twin – Deep England (2021)

The cataclysmic event of Brexit and the ensuing political and cultural fallout has influenced many different musicians across the stylistic spectrum, prompting a range of reactions as artists responded in different ways to the implications of the referendum result. These shockwaves have combined with ever-increasing inequality, which has only been worsened by the pandemic, to … Continue reading Gazelle Twin – Deep England (2021)

Godspeed You! Black Emperor – G_d’s Pee at STATE’S END! (2021)

Back in the mists of time, before Spotify and Youtube, before even file-sharing sites like Napster, when not all music was instantly accessible, buying an album was a commitment. Young music fans with little cash to spare would need to be sure we were making a good decision. This often meant treading a certain path, … Continue reading Godspeed You! Black Emperor – G_d’s Pee at STATE’S END! (2021)

Gacha Bakradze – Obscure Languages (2021)

The myriad genres and subgenres of electronic music can often seem like indecipherable languages to those not familiar with the various intricacies and subtle signifiers that differentiate them. This being the case, an album like Obscure Languages by Gacha Bakradze acts as something of a Rosetta Stone, connecting disparate styles and suggesting new ways they … Continue reading Gacha Bakradze – Obscure Languages (2021)

Tunng – Tunng Presents…Dead Club (2020)

The latest album from British folk collective, Tunng, is part of a much wider project exploring our uncomfortable relationship with death, dying and grief. As one of the band’s lead songwriters, Mike Lindsay says, ‘It’s not even just a record, it’s a discussion, it’s a podcast series, it’s poetry, it’s short stories, it’s an examination.’ … Continue reading Tunng – Tunng Presents…Dead Club (2020)