It’s an incredibly lush sound, and really brings to mind lost eighties / nineties band The Heartthrobs.
Continue reading “Still Corners – Creatures of an Hour”
In fact Dress, (and maybe these unprepossessing Bollenstreekers don’t know this), with their widescreen soundscapes and tales of agro-industrial pyscho/socio dramas sound very trendy indeed:
Continue reading “Katzwijm Presenteert: – Dress, Katadreuffe, Zea – Next to Jaap Studios, Voorhout 15/10/11”
It’s unbelievable that a crabby old listener like me can fall for this sugar-coated dream stuff: but I do.
Continue reading “Spilt Milk – Spilt Milk and Another View”
So yes, there are some fairly arch tracks here, but all is simpatico at some level: and there’s some funny stuff despite radically different approaches.
Continue reading “Bam Thwok – Alt.Pop”
There are lots of squeaks, creaks, groans and taps which allow the listener to conjure up an image of a dirty room in a backwoods, battered, wind lashed part of Twente or Friesland.
Continue reading “Henk and Melle – Roodnoot”
To reiterate then: it’s most refreshing that this record is messy, gangly and not perfectly formed.
Continue reading “A Classic Education – Call It Blazing”
This is a great EP, romantic, warm and sympathetic in its outlook.
Continue reading “Three Fields – Wild Blue Yonder”
Really it is, one of those records that you keep playing over and over again.
Continue reading “Spirez – Isolate / Indica”
…a righteous and focussed stomp through some “hellish” urban future when there’s no more Kanye or broadband to console you: “we got bad news for you” indeed.
Continue reading “High Castle – Spirit of the West”
What an enjoyable listen the record is! Get this.
Continue reading “Avacate – Remixed 2006 2001”