Tag Archive: atmospheric

Houses – A Quiet Darkness (album) (Downtown Records)

It was with equal parts excitement and dread that we queued up ‘A Quiet Darkness’, the forthcoming album from electronica duo, Houses. Why dread? In early March we reviewed the first single, “Beginnings” (read… Continue reading

Zen Death Squad – Where The Whales Sleep (single) (self-released)

Zen Death Squad are a London trio of young producers and multi-instrumentalists who create dark, atmospheric electronic music. “Where The Whales Sleep” is the first part of an upcoming trilogy to be released… Continue reading

Wolf Alice – Bros / Every Cloud (single) (Chess Club Records)

A few weeks ago we reviewed the A-side to Wolf Alice’s upcoming single, ‘Bros / Every Cloud’ (read our review of “Bros” by Wolf Alice) and now the band have shared the accompanying… Continue reading

Sigur Rós – Brennisteinn (single) (XL Recordings)

It’s like the world is going to end on 31 December, 2013 and every great band or artist is squeezing out one more release before our impending doom. Already this year we’ve seen… Continue reading

Port St. Willow – Holiday (album) (Downtown Records)

Although it’s only March, and despite the fact the record was originally released in 2012, we may have just found one of the strongest contenders for album of the year. Legendary producer, songwriter… Continue reading

Jeremy Olander – Let Me Feel (single) (Pryda Friends)

We’ve been listening to this one for a good couple of months now ever since it aired on Pete Tong’s program on Radio 1 during the first week of 2013. The track has… Continue reading

Josef Salvat – This Life (BWANA Remix) (single) (ASL Records)

Australian singer songwriter Josef Salvat set the Internet alight last month with the song “This Life” (watch video below). Now this already atmospheric and moving track has been given further treatment by Canadian… 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

Archive – Live EP (EP) (V2)

As an early Christmas present and as a thank you to everyone who turned out to see the band on tour this year, trip-hop/post-rock/progressive-rock legends Archive are giving away a free 4-song Live… Continue reading

Amusement – King of The World (single) (self-released)

Things have taken off rather quickly for Croydon’s Amusement. Forming only 12 months ago as a duo consisting of Andrew Smith and Joe Sigee, Amusement have expanded to include drummer Ulysses Alvarez and… Continue reading