Hot news! Louder Than War celebrates its own label launch at Incubate and Incendiarymag celebrates being 10!
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Pessemier’s proved that away from Krakow he can revel in the beauty of simple song writing and hold his own round a campfire.
Continue reading “Mad About Mountains – Mad About Mountains”
Over the years we’ve become well-informed on the ups and down of Gedge’s love life. Valentina plays like a catch-up with an old mate, full of extensive details and drowning sorrows. The opposite sex is an enigma, and Gedge’s stack of songs on the subject proves he’s no closer to solving such a riddle.
Continue reading “The Wedding Present – Valentina”
This album twiddles and tweaks some of Damien Jurado’s methods, enough to excite fans without them recoiling in horror at first listen.
Continue reading “Damien Jurado – Maraqopa”
If you ever need a score to accompany a zombie apocalypse, or to navigate your way out of a haunted house, Tu Fawning have created the perfect snarling, melodramatic music to accompany your escape.
Continue reading “Tu Fawning – A Monument”
Perhaps a woman’s touch should never be underestimated? Lesson learned.
Continue reading “Sleepy Sun – Spine Hits”
Like a musical self-help manual, with plonky acoustic notes and glockenspiel taps Baskin’ sounds like a Broadcast 2000 pep talk. A song wrapped in child-like simplicity and words of barefaced encouragement that ‘life is yours’. Bad moods are unwelcome here…
Continue reading “Isbells – Stoalin”
Now then, there’s enough farty saxophones and fannying around tooting on clarinets in here to put anybody off so if that doesn’t sound like your kind of thing then by all means continue to walk right by this little record
Continue reading “Ball Rogg – Cabin Music”
an immense, powerful and at times colossal record
Continue reading “Conduits – Conduits”