Monthly Archive: January, 2013

Bare Pale – If It Is (EP) (self-released)

First thing’s first, currently, you’re not going to find much online about London shoegaze trio, Bare Pale. Aside from their anonymous looking Bandcamp, Soundcloud and Facebook pages there’s little else but your own… Continue reading

Chris Malinchak – So Good To Me (single) (French Express)

“So Good To Me” was played a few Friday nights ago during Pete Tong’s program on Radio 1 and after hearing the tune just once, we were left mesmerized. The single by legendary New… Continue reading

New Order – Lost Sirens (album) (Rhino / Warner Music Group)

‘Lost Sirens’ is the “new” album from New Order, which consists of eight unused tracks that were recorded in 2005 during the making of the band’s eighth studio album, ‘Waiting for the Sirens’… Continue reading

The xx – Sunset (Jamie xx Remix) (single) (Young Turks Records)

‘Coexist’, the sophomore album from The xx, would have to have in our Top 3 favourite albums for 2012 (read our lengthy review). A stunningly, gorgeous and moving record. Before ‘Coexist’ (artwork above)… Continue reading

Carpet of Horses – It’s Only Light (EP) (self-released)

Carpet of Horses, whose name is a homage to the late Red Red Meat, isn’t so much a band but a collaborative recording project spread over three continents. Or more specifically, Carpet of… Continue reading

Fawn Spots – Watered Down (single) (Burger Records / Bad Paintings)

You might just want to cover your ears  for a moment, things are about to get loud and ugly. UK noisy “dinge-pop” punk trio Fawn Spots have teamed up with California “weirdo scuzz… Continue reading

Atoms For Peace – Judge Jury and Executioner (single) (XL Recordings)

Following the release of the single “Default” back in September (read our review), a new track from electronic supergroup Atoms For Peace has surfaced online today entitled “Judge Jury and Executioner”. “Judge Jury… Continue reading

Wolf Alice – Fluffy (single) (Chess Club Records)

Seemingly everyone is singing praise for Wolf Alice. The North London quartet first came to everyone’s attention via the song “Leaving You” – a download-only track that made its way onto Radio 1 and… Continue reading

Peace – Wraith (single) (Columbia / SONY UK)

Continuing with the momentum from 2012, the hotly-tipped, and suitably hyped, Birmingham quartet Peace are about to release their most potent single yet in the form of “Wraith”. Already proving to be a… Continue reading

The 1975 – Sex (EP) (Dirty Hit Records)

Quick history: from 2005 until 2010 the Manchester quartet were known as Drive Like I Do then disappeared, reformed and reemerged briefly as B I G S L E E P before changing… Continue reading