Album Reviews

Sisyphus – Sisyphus

Sisyphus – Sisyphus

Sisyphus may be the most unlikely collaborative group in the indie music world (excluding that awful Flaming Lips and Ke$ha track). On the surface, it seems unlikely that combining Sufjan Steven’s soft vocals, Son Lux’s hard-hitting industrial beats and Serengeti’s unusual lyrics would make a cohesive result. However despite all […]

by × April 23, 2014 ×

Album Reviews

Marginalia – Baby Guru

Marginalia – Baby Guru

In today’s overly saturated musical environment, more and more talented artists fail to achieve the recognition they deserve due to a lack of differentiation from their competition. However, the bands who can find their niche – or any way to stand out – become the ones who reap all the […]

by × April 22, 2014 ×

Track Reviews

Sean Warkentine’s Dream – Dustin Wong

Sean Warkentine’s Dream – Dustin Wong

Dustin Wong is a Chinese/American guitarist that was previously active in the art rock band Ponytail. His solo music consists largely of looping guitar tracks with an oriental and surf-rock influence, usually featuring a dynamic range of remarkable, self-achieved tones. The song ‘Sean Warkentine’s Dream: Witches on the Roads of […]

by × April 21, 2014 ×

Staff Lists

Top Record Store Day 2014 Releases

Top Record Store Day 2014 Releases

Last Saturday was that time of year when music fans from around the world purchase records to celebrate the independent record store. Here are our favourite picks from the day.

by × April 20, 2014 ×

Track Reviews

Paradise Awaits – ZHU

Paradise Awaits – ZHU

New to the music scene is ZHU, a producer and singer from LA who calls himself his own ghostwriter. With a site that features nothing but his original song “Paradise Awaits” and a mailing list, the artist is not only mysterious but anonymous. “Paradise Awaits” has the taste of a […]

by × April 20, 2014 ×

Album Reviews

Strange Journey Vol. 3 – CunninLynguists

Strange Journey Vol. 3 – CunninLynguists

CunninLynguists have recently released their sixth studio album, Strange Journey Volume Three, on Bandcamp.com. The album features a variety of other American underground hip-hop artists such as Aesop Rock, Blu and Substantial. The album has an intergalactic futuristic theme, combined with raw urban rap lyricism. The beats are intricately produced […]

by × April 19, 2014 ×